Fox Reshapes Ad Unit As Disney Deal Nears

Some of 21st Century Fox’s best-known ad-sales executives will leave the company when it closes a large sale of its assets to Walt Disney and streamlines itself into a company known currently as “New Fox” in 2019. The ad unit will be under Marianne Gambelli, a veteran who once led ad sales at NBC, who has been named president of ad sales for the “new” Fox, and will oversee efforts for units like Fox Sports, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network and Fox Broadcasting that will remain after the $71.3 billion deal closes next year.

Lefkowitz Named Ad EVP, Fox Networks Group

Bruce Lefkowitz has been promoted to EVP, advertising sales for Fox Networks Group (FNG. Lefkowitz, who previously was EVP, advertising sales for Fox Cable Entertainment, is now the second-highest ranking ad sales executive at FNG. The move, which complements the previously announced restructuring of FNG’s sales team, will place Lefkowitz in charge of advertising revenue […]