CBS introduced at the moment that Allison Brightman and Jeeun Kim, presently the chief VPs and co-heads of enterprise affairs for CBS Entertainment and CBS Studios, will increase their tasks. As the brand new EVP and co-heads of enterprise affairs for CBS, Brightman will deal with CBS Studios and CBS Media Ventures whereas Kim will oversee CBS Entertainment, CBS Sports and CBS News & Stations.
The BA leads in all divisions will report to Brightman and Kim whereas working with their respective divisional presidents. Brightman and Kim, each extremely regarded inside the firm, will report to President and CEO George Cheeks.
“As government vice presidents and co-heads of Business Affairs for CBS, they may present management, technique, steerage and assist to all our excellent B.A. groups,” Cheeks wrote in an e mail to employees. “Very related to our centralized construction for Communications, Marketing and Finance, the divisional B.A. groups will report straight to Allison and Jeeun, whereas persevering with to work carefully with their respective divisional leaders. Allison and Jeeun have executed a implausible job main B.A. at each CBS Entertainment and CBS Studios over the previous yr and a half. They have seamlessly supported each groups in negotiating an extremely wide selection of agreements with expertise, creators, studios and platforms for sequence, specials and different programming and our total offers with writers, producers and administrators.”
“In their new position, Allison and Jeeun will make use of the identical strategy they used for the Network and Studios: operating the B.A. operation along with every of them having particular areas of emphasis,” he continued. “Allison will work primarily with the Studios and Media Ventures groups whereas Jeeun will deal with Entertainment, News and Stations, and Sports. A robust Business Affairs operation is a vital driver of our success in a quickly evolving media world, and I imagine this unified construction is a win for all CBS groups. Each division can profit from the mixed experience and ability units throughout all our enterprise strategists and negotiators, regardless of the kind of content material, expertise and platforms they cowl.”