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Viacom Promotes Four to Executive VP

Nov 16, 2004  •  Post A Comment

Viacom on Tuesday promoted four executives to executive VP.

Bumped up to executive VP are Carl Folta, who runs corporate relations; Carol Melton, who runs the government relations operation; William Roskin, who oversees human relations; and Martin Shea, head of investor relations.

Mr. Folta’s promotion comes 10 years after he was named senior VP of corporate relations. With Viacom since 1984, Mr. Folta coordinates all of Viacom’s corporate communications efforts, including those at the various broadcast and cable networks and film operations.

Ms. Melton, who has been with Viacom since 1997, manages the domestic and international public policy efforts of Viacom, including legislative and regulatory matters.

Mr. Roskin has been with Viacom since 1992 and oversees all aspects of compensation, benefits and employee relations.

Mr. Shea has been with Viacom since 1998.