Joseph Ianniello Named COO Of CBS Corp.
June 5, 2013 at 7:52 AM (PT)
JOSEPH IANNIELLO has been named COO of CBS CORP., it was announced today by Pres./CEO LESLIE MOONVES. In this five-year agreement, he will continue to report to MOONVES and be based in both NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES.
"JOE's role in CBS' success these past several years has been extraordinary," said MOONVES. "He's been a game-changing CFO, but he's also so much more than that. He is a tough negotiator, a great manager, and someone who brings energy, passion and a great sense of teamwork to anything he does. He is also someone who has developed incredible trust and admiration on WALL STREET, with our shareholders, our board of directors and my superb senior management team, of which he is an integral part. I am proud to promote JOE to this new position, which not only recognizes the many contributions he has already made, but sets him up for all the great work yet to be done."
IANNIELLO was named CFO of CBS CORP. in 2009. Before that, he served as Deputy CFO.