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CBS’s Franks Named Executive VP of CBS Corp.

Sep 12, 2005  •  Post A Comment

Marty Franks, executive VP for CBS Television, has been named executive VP, planning, policy and government relations, for the new CBS Corp.

In addition, Gail MacKinnon, Viacom’s VP for government relations, was named senior VP, Washington, for the new CBS Corp. She will be joined by Anne Lucey, VP of regulatory affairs for Viacom, who has been named senior VP for regulatory affairs for CBS Corp.

CBS Corp. is being created as Viacom separates its businesses into two publicly traded companies. Leslie Moonves, Viacom’s co-president and co-chief operating officer, will be CEO of the new CBS Corp. after the split, which is expected by early next year.