Disney’s $71.3 million deal to acquire key Fox Television Group assets leaves top FTG executives in no man’s land. The list includes FTG Chief Marketing Officer Shannon Ryan, EVP Casting Sharon Klein, CFO Robert Barronand and SVP Brand Management & New Media Strategy Michael Gooch.
The heads of Showtime, TNT and Fox Television Group, together with the president of HBO programming, address the forces transforming the TV business at the INTV conference in Jerusalem.
Shannon Ryan is promoted to chief marketing officer at Fox Television Group, while Darren Schillace comes from ABC to be EVP of marketing at Fox Broadcasting.
Fox Television Group and Twentieth Century Fox Film today appointed Jim Fielding president of consumer products and innovation, a role in which the industry veteran will oversee licensing, product development and new consumer retail business opportunities across both businesses and FX Networks. Fielding, who most recently was global head of consumer products and retail for DreamWorks Animation, will begin his duties […]
Fox Television Group Chairmen and CEOs Gary Newman and Dana Walden continue to consolidate the operations within the combined network-studio group. The latest executive restructuring move involves the promotion to 20th Century Fox TV CFO Robert Barron to EVP-CFO, Fox Television Group, where he will manage finance and accounting operations for all divisions of FTG. Meanwhile, Fox’s SVP of Finance Jeff Acosta has been upped to EVP, finance, Fox Broadcasting Co., reporting to Barron.
He will oversee new media expansion of Twentieth Century Fox Television properties, reporting to Mark Pearson, EVP, brand management and digital media for Twentieth Century Fox Television.
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Shannon Ryan has been promoted to executive vice president, marketing and communications at Fox Television Group, while Rachel Webber has been elevated to senior vice president.
Joe Earley, a 21-year Fox veteran and current COO of Fox Television Group, will leave the company at the end of the year. He will not be replaced.
Joe Earley is elevated to chief operating officer, Fox Television Group, while David Madden is named president, entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Co.