Viacom Names Alex Berkett SVP/Corporate Development
July 31, 2015 at 4:31 AM (PT)
VIACOM has added former TOWNSQUARE MEDIA EVP/Corporate Development ALEX BERKETT to the position of SVP/Corporate Development. In this role, BERKETT will lead the company's global corporate development and mergers and acquisitions functions. Based in NEW YORK, he will report directly to CFO WADE DAVIS.
"We're thrilled to welcome ALEX to VIACOM, where he will oversee our efforts to forge new partnerships, explore opportunities in innovative new businesses and help advance the company's strategic goals," said DAVIS. "VIACOM is committed to continued investment in key areas of growth, and ALEX's deep knowledge of media, strong transactional track record and entrepreneurial background make him the right choice to expand our capabilities in new and exciting ways. ALEX is a proven leader and has the skills and experience to hit the ground running."