Following news of the upcoming retirement of Gil Schwartz, CBS Corp. announced today that Schwartz will be succeeded by Dana McClintock as Executive Vice President, Chief Communications Officer, CBS Corp.
The promotion of McClintock, who previously served as the company’s Executive Vice President of Communications, was announced by Joe Ianniello, President and Acting Chief Executive Officer. McClintock’s appointment will be effective on Schwartz’s last day, Nov. 1.
“Handing the reins from Gil to Dana will be a natural transition,” said Ianniello. “I have been relying on Dana’s expertise for many years now, and I am extremely pleased to have him as a senior member of my management team. I am confident that he and the very strong bench we have in CBS Communications will continue to operate at the top of their field.”
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