Steven Berns Named CFO At Tribune
June 19, 2013 at 7:21 AM (PT)
REVLON, INC. CFO STEVEN BERNS is joining TRIBUNE COMPANY as EVP/CFO. BERNS will report to CEO PETER LIGUORI and will start at TRIBUNE before the end of JULY. CHANDLER BIGELOW, who will be succeeded by BERNS, is moving to the new position of EVP/Chief Business Strategies and Operations Officer, also reporting to LIGUORI.
“STEVEN’s broad experience, financial acumen, and open management style will enable us to make a seamless transition in the leadership of our finance team -- he will be a great addition to the company and a valued partner on our executive team,” said LIGUORI. “At the same time, I am excited to partner with CHANDLER in his new role as we continue to evolve our businesses for future success; his institutional knowledge, financial rigor and strategic instincts make CHANDLER ideal for this role.”
BERNS said, “I am thrilled to join PETER and the entire TRIBUNE team at this exciting time for the company. TRIBUNE’s combination of assets and capabilities provide a terrific platform for building growth and shareholder value.”
BIGELOW said, “I’m excited to continue helping PETER with the ongoing transformation of our broadcasting and publishing businesses. TRIBUNE starts with a number of advantages -- great content, a powerful distribution network and extremely talented, dedicated employees -- and there are a lot of great opportunities ahead for the company.”