Official: Andrew Lack Returns To NBC News As Chairman
March 6, 2015 at 7:37 AM (PT)
NBC NEWS has made ANDREW LACK's return as Chairman and member of the Executive Committee official.
LACK, who resigned this week from the BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS after just six weeks at the helm of the VOICE OF AMERICA's parent agency, will begin as the head of NBC NEWS and MSNBC in APRIL, replacing NBCUNIVERSAL NEWS GROUP Chairman PAT FILI-KRUSHEL, who moves to a new corporate role working with NBCUNIVERSAL CEO STEVE BURKE. NBC NEWS President DEBORAH FURNESS and MSNBC President PHIL GRIFFIN remain on board and will report to LACK.
LACK previously served as President of NBC NEWS in 1993 through 2001, when he was upped to President and COO of NBC. More recently, LACK served as Chairman/CEO of BLOOMBERG MEDIA GROUP for six years and previously served as Chairman and CEO of SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT.