Christie Ann Hefner is the former Chairman and CEO of Playboy Enterprises, a company created by her father, Hugh Hefner. She is the longest serving female CEO of a public company, having assumed the helm at Playboy Enterprises at age 29 and serving as it’s CEO for 20 years until 2008.

She created the Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Award in honor of her father.

Since her departure from Playboy Enterprises, Christie has devoted her time and energy to board service and to advising other companies with a particular interest in helping women run and women owns businesses.

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