CBS CEO George Cheeks announced on Tuesday that Allison Brightman and Jeeun Kim, who currently co-lead Enterprise Affairs for CBS Entertainment and Studios, are expanding their responsibilities to oversee News and Stations, Sports, and CBS Media Ventures.
Cheeks laid out their new roles in a memo to workforce, crafting. “As executive vice presidents and co-heads of Business Affairs for CBS, they will give management, strategy, assistance and assistance to all our outstanding B.A. groups. Pretty equivalent to our centralized structure for Communications, Promoting and Finance, the divisional B.A. teams will report right to Allison and Jeeun, even though continuing to work closely with their respective divisional leaders. Allison and Jeeun have accomplished a excellent occupation main B.A. at the two CBS Entertainment and CBS Studios about the previous calendar year and a 50 %.”
Brightman will perform mainly with the Studios and Media Ventures teams even though Jeeun will focus on Entertainment, Information and Stations, and Sporting activities.
“A strong Business Affairs procedure is a significant driver of our success in a swiftly evolving media world, and I believe that this unified structure is a earn for all CBS teams. Every division can reward from the combined expertise and talent sets across all our company strategists and negotiators, regardless of the kind of information, talent and platforms they address. Please join me in congratulating Jeeun and Allison on their recently expanded roles and thanking them for their major contributions to CBS!” he wrote.
Brightman was named executive vice president of CBS Television Studios in January 2020 and later on co-head of Small business Affairs for Studios and Entertainment with Kim in Oct 2020. She very first joined CBS in 2006 as vice president of Organization Affairs and was promoted to senior vice president in 2012, adding CBS All Entry to her portfolio in 2017. Prior to signing up for CBS, she was senior legal counsel at HBO considering that 1998.
Kim, who started her career as a lawyer at Latham & Watkins in Los Angeles and Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker in New York, was director of Business Affairs (Original Series) for Netflix till Oct 2020, where by she led a crew of negotiators handling enhancement, production and license deals for scripted development initiatives and sequence. Prior to that, she held various senior roles at several divisions at NBCUniversal, together with NBC Community, Usa, Syfy, Universal Cable Productions and Universal Television.