CBS CEO George Cheeks declared on Tuesday that Allison Brightman and Jeeun Kim, who currently co-lead Business Affairs for CBS Entertainment and Studios, are growing their duties to oversee Information and Stations, Athletics, and CBS Media Ventures.
Cheeks laid out their new roles in a memo to employees, composing. “As executive vice presidents and co-heads of Organization Affairs for CBS, they will deliver management, strategy, direction and assist to all our outstanding B.A. groups. Quite comparable to our centralized structure for Communications, Advertising and Finance, the divisional B.A. teams will report right to Allison and Jeeun, whilst continuing to operate closely with their respective divisional leaders. Allison and Jeeun have performed a excellent task foremost B.A. at the two CBS Entertainment and CBS Studios over the past calendar year and a half.”
Brightman will do the job mostly with the Studios and Media Ventures teams although Jeeun will focus on Entertainment, News and Stations, and Athletics.
“A strong Organization Affairs operation is a crucial driver of our success in a swiftly evolving media world, and I believe that this unified structure is a acquire for all CBS teams. Each and every division can advantage from the combined expertise and ability sets throughout all our business enterprise strategists and negotiators, regardless of the type of material, expertise and platforms they deal with. Please join me in congratulating Jeeun and Allison on their newly expanded roles and thanking them for their sizeable contributions to CBS!” he wrote.
Brightman was named govt vice president of CBS Television Studios in January 2020 and afterwards co-head of Small business Affairs for Studios and Entertainment with Kim in October 2020. She 1st joined CBS in 2006 as vice president of Company Affairs and was promoted to senior vice president in 2012, including CBS All Access to her portfolio in 2017. Prior to signing up for CBS, she was senior authorized counsel at HBO considering the fact that 1998.
Kim, who commenced her job 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 right until Oct 2020, exactly where she led a team of negotiators handling development, generation and license deals for scripted development projects and series. Prior to that, she held a number of senior roles at many divisions at NBCUniversal, such as NBC Community, United states of america, Syfy, Universal Cable Productions and Common Tv.