Rob Katz

Vail Financials
6:19 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Vail Earnings Up Since Aquiring PCMR

Vail Resorts reported the corporation's earnings for both the fourth quarter and 2014 fiscal year ending July 31, 2014, painting a moderately rosy picture for the resort giant that has clinched ownership of two of Park City' three resorts. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Resort Battle
4:42 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Cumming Responds To Katz's Public Letters

John Cumming, the CEO of Powdr Corporation, parent company of the Park City Mountain Resort, is scolding his counterpart, Vail Chief Executive Rob Katz, in a letter relased Friday.

Cummings said that Katz has misstated the facts about their legal dispute over PCMR's ski mountain, as a transparent public relations effort to pressure Powdr into a Vail takeover of the resort.

Cumming writes that exchanging letters in public is counterproductive, but he needs to set the record straight. All he tells Katz, "If you want to resolve this dispute, call me." Rick Brough has more.

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Resort Battle
4:28 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Letter Shows Intent To Run PCMR If Vail Wins

The CEO of Vail Resorts, Rob Katz, has sent a letter to his counterpart, John Cumming, the head of Powdr Corp, saying that if - or when - Powdr loses the lease for more than 3,000 acres of its ski mountain, it's not realistic to insist that Park City Mountain Resort will continue to operate the ski area. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Park City Follies
2:54 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

'We Can Take It,' Says Vail's Katz About Follies

Vail CEO Rob Katz takes a selfie with his Follies counterpart, Craig Sanchez.
Credit Park City Follies Facebook page

When you're Rob Katz, the CEO of one of the world's biggest ski operators, and find out the joke is on your company by the small-town theater group, you make sure you get tickets to the sold-out show, so you can see for yourself. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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Resort Battle
10:28 am
Thu March 27, 2014

Vail Offers To Buy Out Park City Mountain

A couple of court hearings scheduled for early next month in the ongoing legal dispute between Park City Mountain Resort and Vail Resorts. This Tuesday, however, Vail Resorts CEO Rob Katz offered to buy Park City’s access to the ski mountain and property that Vail Resorts holds a lease to. But Park City says no way to a Vail takeover. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Local News
10:48 am
Thu October 10, 2013

Vail Resorts CEO Shares his Utah Vision

Vail Resorts CEO Rob Katz

Following the award of a half-million dollars and volunteer help to Summit County nonprofit organizations Wednesday night, the CEO and Chairman of the Board for  Vail Resorts, the new operator of Canyons,  Rob Katz, addressed the invited crowd.  After expressing his disappointment that Vail Resorts couldn't host this year's Park City Road Tour group due to the Boulder flooding, he's hopeful they  will visit next summer.  In the meantime, he joked he'll be lobbying the editors of Outside Magazine to see if Boulder could be named as the Best Outdoor Town.  Katz then went on to talk about who

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