Viacom CEO and president Bob Bakish speaks on stage at the Velocity Showcase on November 5, 2016 in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Viacom CEO and president Bob Bakish speaks on stage at the Velocity Showcase on November 5, 2016 in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Ian Gavan—MTV 2016/Getty Images for MTV

Viacom Names New Head of International Media

Jan 11, 2017

Media company Viacom said on Wednesday that David Lynn would lead its international media business, Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), replacing Chief Executive Bob Bakish.

Lynn will report to Viacom Chief Executive Bob Bakish who previously lead VIMN.

VIMN, which includes popular entertainment channels Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and MTV, has been a bright spot for the company as it struggles with declining advertising revenue and ratings.

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Lynn will have management oversight of the company's media networks and related businesses outside the United States, Viacom said.

The appointment comes as several high-ranking executives including Doug Herzog and Denise Denson left Viacom (viab) last year.

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