David Westin To Exit As President Of ABC News
September 7, 2010 at 3:09 AM (PT)
ABC News Pres. DAVID WESTIN has announced his resignation to the staff in an e-mail sent MONDAY (9/6). WESTIN, who joined ABC NEWS on MARCH 6, 1997, will depart his post at the end of the year.
In the e-mail, WESTIN said that he had informed network CEO BOB IGER and DISNEY-ABC TELEVISION GROUP President ANNE SWEENEY a month ago that he would be exiting and added, "Leading you has been a great privilege and a solemn responsibility -- a responsibility that I tried to fulfill for over 13 years by doing what I believed was best for this important news organization. I will root for your continued success long after I am gone."