Don Logan currently serves as chairman of the board of Time Warner Cable. He retired as chairman of Time Warner Inc.’s Media and Communications Group, a position in which he oversaw America Online, Time Inc., Time Warner Cable and the Time Warner Book Group, in January 2006.
From 1994 to 2002, Logan was chairman and CEO of Time Inc., the largest magazine publisher in the world and a leading direct marketer of music and videos. Previously, he served as Time Inc.’s president and chief operating officer since June 1992.
Logan joined Southern Progress Corporation in 1970. He was named president of Oxmoor House, its book publishing division, in 1978, and became chairman and CEO of Southern Progress in 1986. Southern Progress, the largest regional magazine and book publisher in the U.S., was acquired by Time Inc. in 1985.
Don Logan graduated magna cum laude from Auburn University and earned his Master of Science from Clemson University. He has received honorary doctorates from Auburn University, Clemson University and the University of Alabama in Birmingham. He currently serves on the boards of the Auburn University Foundation, the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Friends of the Railroad District and the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham.
In 2001, Logan received the Henry Johnson Fisher Award, the magazine industry’s highest honor. He was inducted into the Alabama Academy of Honor in 2003 and the University of Alabama, College of Communication and Information Sciences Hall of Fame in 2004. In March 2005, Logan was presented the Auburn Alumni Association Lifetime Achievement Award.
In 2006, the Logan family purchased the Birmingham Barons Minor League franchise, becoming the 11th owner in the Barons’ storied history that spans more than 100 years. This is the family’s first venture into professional baseball.
Don Logan and his wife Sandy reside in Birmingham and have two sons, Stan (married to Julie) and Jeff (married to Katrina), two granddaughters and two grandsons.