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Robert R. Bennett

Managing Director

Hilltop Investments

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Robert Bennett is the managing director at Hilltop Investments.

Prior Professional Experience:

  • President, Discovery Holding Company – 2005 to 2008 (when Discovery Communications became a public company)
  • President, Liberty Media Corporation – 2005 to 2006
  • President and CEO, Liberty Media Corporation – 1997 to 2005
  • Bennett was with Liberty Media from its inception, serving as its principal financial officer and in various other capacities.
  • Prior to his tenure at Liberty Media, Mr. Bennett worked with Tele-Communications, Inc. (TCI) and the Bank of New York.

Company Directorship:

  • Bennett is a director of Discovery Communications and a member of the Executive Committee. He served as a director of Discovery Holding Company prior to Discovery Communications becoming a public company.

Other Directorships:

  • Bennett also serves as a director of Hewlett-Packard Company, Liberty Media Corporation and Sprint Corporation.


  • Mr. Bennett holds a bachelor’s degree with honors in economics from Denison University and an MBA from Columbia University.