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Viacom Names President and CEO

Dec 12, 2016  •  Post A Comment

The Board of Directors of Viacom today announced the appointment of a president and chief executive officer. Bob Bakish, who had been acting chief executive, was given the appointment, effective immediately.

Bakish also was named as a member of the Board.

The Board also used the announcement to confirm that it has discontinued the exploration of a merger between Viacom and CBS. As we reported earlier today, the Redstone family has withdrawn its support for the merger.

Please click here to read the full announcement from Viacom.

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