ViacomCBS has appointed Network 10 CEO Paul Anderson to additionally lead its operations in Australia and New Zealand.
Viacom and CBS merged in December last year, with the CBS-owned Network 10 integrated into ViacomCBS Networks International.
As executive vice president Anz, Anderson will additionally have local oversight of Viacom’s family of flagship pay TV networks – including Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. – and a range of associated businesses, as well as retaining oversight of Network 10’s portfolio of free-to-air TV channels and digital platforms.
Ben Richardson, who is general manager of Viacom’s existing networks operations in Australia and New Zealand, will now report to Anderson as Gm, Svp, ViacomCBS pay networks and Network 10 business development, with a brief focused on commercialising the company’s combined assets.
Ben Richardson is now Gm Svp ViacomCBS pay networks and Network 10 business development.
ViacomCBS Networks International CEO David Lynn said: