Sun Valley Photos: Media, Business Elite Converge On Annual Allen & Co Retreat

07/17/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

While no major news has yet come out of the Allen & Co. retreat in Sun Valley, which traditionally has the media elite trading in their business suits for their bathing suits, photographers have been hard at work snapping the executives in mogul casual. Below, photos of major media players making their arrivals to the Sun Valley conference, which began officially Wednesday morning. All photos (and captions) courtesy AP.


Edgar Bronfman, chairman and CEO of Warner Music Group, gives Wendi Deng, wife of Rupert Murdoch, a kiss during lunch

George Tenet, former head of the CIA, breaks for lunch

Michael Eisner, of Tornante Company and former head of Walt Disney Company, breaks for lunch

Barry Diller, chairman and CEO of IAC and chairman of Expedia, left, greets Edgar Bronfman, chairman and CEO of Warner Music Group, during lunch

Peter Ueberoth, managing director of Contrarian Group and former head of Major League Baseball, breaks for lunch

Henry Kravis, founding partner of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., breaks for lunch

Casey Wasserman, chairman and CEO of Wasserman Media Group, breaks for lunch

Phllippe Dauman, president and CEO of Viacom, breaks for lunch with his wife Debbie

Michael Bloomberg, mayor of New York City, breaks for lunch with girlfriend Diane Taylor

Vivi Nevo, president of NV Investments, right, talks with Edgar Bronfman, chairman and CEO of Warner Music Group

Edgar Bronfman, chairman and CEO of Warner Music Group, breaks for lunch


NBC News' Tom Brokaw

Barry Diller, chairman and CEO of IAC, and his wife, designer Diane von Furstenberg

Warren Buffett, chairman of Berkshire Hathaway

Rupert Murdoch, chairman and CEO of New Corporation and his wife, Wendi Deng

Murdoch and Deng

Don Graham, chairman and CEO of The Washington Post Company, greets a member of the media

Gustavo Cisneros, chairman and CEO of Cisneros Group of Companies, and his wife Patty

Herbert Allen, President and Chief Executive Officer of Allen & Company

Robert Iger, president and CEO of Walt Disney Company, and his wife Willow Bay

Michael Volpi, CEO of Joost, and Toni Cupal

Charlie Rose, of the Charlie Rose Show, and Meredith Brokaw

Bill Miller, chairman and CIO of Legg Mason Capital Management


Lachlan Murdoch, director of Illyria Pty Limited and son of Rupert Murdoch

Blake Krikorian, president and CEO of Sling Media

David Zaslav, president and CEO of the Discovery Channel

Robert Iger, president and CEO of Walt Disney Company

Henry Vigil, senior vice-president of Strategy and Partnership for Microsoft

Tom Freston, of Firefly3 LLC (formerly CEO of Viacom)

Ronald Meyer, president and COO of Universal Studios

Michael Ovitz, former head of Walt Disney Company

Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation

Gordon Crawford, senior vice president of Capital Research Global Investors

Sir Howard Stringer, chairman and CEO of Sony Corporation

Investor Vivi Nevo and Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi

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