Turner Broadcasting System has reorganized its senior management team and made significant changes to the reporting structure for top executives.
Among the key changes, Doug Shapiro, currently Senior Vice President, International and Corporate Strategy for Time Warner Inc., Turner’s parent company, has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, a position he will assume in July.
The changes were announced by Turner Broadcasting System Chairman and CEO John Martin.
“As part of the reorganization of his senior management team, Mr. Martin announced that Chief Human Resources Officer Angela Santone will now report directly to him,” the company said in its announcement. “In addition, the Company is commencing a search for a new head of Communications, who will also report directly into Mr. Martin.”
The Turner executive management team will now include President of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. David Levy; President of CNN Worldwide Jeff Zucker; President of Turner Broadcasting System International Gerhard Zeiler; Chief Financial Officer Pascal Desroches; General Counsel Louise Sams; Mr. Shapiro; Ms. Santone; and the yet-to-be appointed communications head, the company noted.