CBS Business Affairs EVPs Allison Brightman and Jeeun Kim Expand Roles Into News, Sports and Media

CBS CEO George Cheeks introduced on Tuesday that Allison Brightman and Jeeun Kim, who currently co-lead Small business Affairs for CBS Entertainment and Studios, are growing their obligations to oversee Information and Stations, Athletics, and CBS Media Ventures.

Cheeks laid out their new roles in a memo to workforce, composing. “As executive vice presidents and co-heads of Organization Affairs for CBS, they will deliver leadership, strategy, advice and help to all our outstanding B.A. teams. Very comparable to our centralized structure for Communications, Advertising and marketing and Finance, the divisional B.A. groups will report immediately to Allison and Jeeun, even though continuing to work closely with their respective divisional leaders. Allison and Jeeun have finished a fantastic occupation main B.A. at both equally CBS Entertainment and CBS Studios around the earlier yr and a fifty percent.”

Brightman will operate primarily with the Studios and Media Ventures groups while Jeeun will focus on Entertainment, News and Stations, and Sports activities.

“A strong Company Affairs procedure is a crucial driver of our success in a speedily evolving media world, and I think this unified structure is a earn for all CBS teams. Just about every division can gain from the combined expertise and talent sets across all our business strategists and negotiators, regardless of the kind of information, expertise and platforms they include. Please join me in congratulating Jeeun and Allison on their freshly expanded roles and thanking them for their substantial contributions to CBS!” he wrote.

Brightman was named government vice president of CBS Television Studios in January 2020 and afterwards co-head of Organization Affairs for Studios and Entertainment with Kim in Oct 2020. She initial joined CBS in 2006 as vice president of Enterprise Affairs and was promoted to senior vice president in 2012, incorporating CBS All Obtain to her portfolio in 2017. Prior to becoming a member of CBS, she was senior authorized counsel at HBO considering that 1998.

Kim, who began her profession as a attorney at  Latham & Watkins in Los Angeles and Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker in New York, was director of Business Affairs (Original Series) for Netflix until Oct 2020, exactly where she led a workforce of negotiators handling progress, generation and license deals for scripted development initiatives and sequence. Prior to that, she held a number of senior roles at numerous divisions at NBCUniversal, together with NBC Community, United states of america, Syfy, Universal Cable Productions and Common Tv.