Larry Tu To Join CBS Corporation As Senior EVP/Chief Legal Officer
November 14, 2013 at 4:29 AM (PT)
LAWRENCE P. (LARRY) TU is joining CBS CORPORATION as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer. TU, who has served as General Counsel of DELL INC. for over nine years, previously worked as General Counsel for NBC UNIVERSAL, co-General Counsel at GOLDMAN SACHS ASIA PACIFIC, in private practice at O'MELVENY AND MYERS, and as a clerk for Judge WALTER MANSFIELD on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and for U.S. Supreme Court Justice THURGOOD MARSHALL. He also served as a legal advisor for the State Department.
TU will join CBS in early JANUARY and is succeeding the retiring LOUIS J. BRISKMAN.
Pres./CEO LESLIE MOONVES said that TU "possesses a deep understanding of how the law intersects with intellectual property, copyright and content distribution, as well as other issues facing our industry. He brings to this position a unique combination of experiences at the highest court of the land, as well as in finance, M&A, entertainment, government regulation, litigation and technology. We are pleased to welcome such a distinguished attorney as the new General Counsel of CBS CORPORATION, and look forward to the many contributions he will make in that role."