New Leadership Announced at Viacom and CBS Content and Digital

New Leadership Announced at Viacom and CBS Content and Digital

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CBS (NYSE: CBS.A, CBS) and Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) announced senior appointments for ViacomCBS’ content and digital leadership. These appointments, which will be effective upon closing, will enable ViacomCBS to deliver on its distinct competitive position as one of the most important content producers and providers in the world.

Following are ViacomCBS’ content leaders:

Jim Gianopulos will oversee Filmed Entertainment, continuing as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Paramount Pictures

Chris McCarthy, President of MTV, VH1, CMT and Logo, will serve as President of Entertainment & Youth Brands, ViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks

David Nevins, Chief Creative Officer, CBS, and Chairman and CEO, Showtime Networks

Carolyn Kroll Reidy will lead the company’s publishing assets, continuing in her role as President and Chief Executive Officer of Simon & Schuster, Inc.

Brian Robbins, President of Nickelodeon, will oversee the company’s kids and young adult-focused offerings as President, Kids & Family Entertainment, ViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks.

Joe Ianniello, as previously announced, will serve as Chairman and CEO of CBS, overseeing CBS-branded assets such as the CBS Television Network

Digital Leaders

Marc DeBevoise, President and COO, CBS Interactive, will serve as Chief Digital Officer, ViacomCBS, and President and CEO, CBS Interactive

Kelly Day, President, Viacom Digital Studios

Phil Wiser, Chief Technology Officer, CBS, will serve as Chief Technology Officer for the combined company

Tom Ryan, CEO and Co-Founder of Pluto TV, will continue to lead Pluto TV

Other contacts:

Justin Dini, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications
(212) 846-2724

Karen Shosfy, Vice President, Corporate Communications
(212) 846-3644


Dana McClintock, Executive Vice President, Chief Communications Officer
(212) 975-1077

Kelli Raftery, Executive Vice President, Communications
(212) 975-3161

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