CBS CEO George Cheeks introduced on Tuesday that Allison Brightman and Jeeun Kim, who currently co-lead Organization Affairs for CBS Entertainment and Studios, are increasing their obligations to oversee Information and Stations, Athletics, and CBS Media Ventures.
Cheeks laid out their new roles in a memo to workforce, producing. “As executive vice presidents and co-heads of Small business Affairs for CBS, they will offer leadership, strategy, steering and assist to all our outstanding B.A. groups. Really related to our centralized structure for Communications, Marketing and advertising and Finance, the divisional B.A. groups will report right to Allison and Jeeun, while continuing to perform closely with their respective divisional leaders. Allison and Jeeun have completed a fantastic position major B.A. at the two CBS Entertainment and CBS Studios over the past yr and a 50 percent.”
Brightman will perform generally with the Studios and Media Ventures groups whilst Jeeun will focus on Entertainment, Information and Stations, and Sports.
“A strong Small business Affairs operation is a critical driver of our success in a quickly evolving media world, and I think this unified structure is a get for all CBS teams. Just about every division can reward from the combined expertise and ability sets across all our business strategists and negotiators, regardless of the sort of content, talent and platforms they address. Please join me in congratulating Jeeun and Allison on their newly expanded roles and thanking them for their substantial contributions to CBS!” he wrote.
Brightman was named govt vice president of CBS Television Studios in January 2020 and later on co-head of Business enterprise Affairs for Studios and Entertainment with Kim in October 2020. She initially joined CBS in 2006 as vice president of Organization Affairs and was promoted to senior vice president in 2012, incorporating CBS All Accessibility to her portfolio in 2017. Prior to becoming a member of CBS, she was senior authorized counsel at HBO considering that 1998.
Kim, who began her profession as a attorney at Latham & Watkins in Los Angeles and Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker in New York, was director of Business Affairs (Original Series) for Netflix until finally Oct 2020, in which she led a team of negotiators handling growth, production and license deals for scripted development assignments and sequence. Prior to that, she held a number of senior roles at various divisions at NBCUniversal, which include NBC Community, United states, Syfy, Universal Cable Productions and Universal Television.