TITLE

ROOM AT THE TOP

AUTHOR(S)
Umstead, R. Thomas; Steinert-Threlkeld, Tom
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
Multichannel News;8/14/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 32, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the plan of Judith McHale to resign as CEO of Discovery Communications Inc. on December 1, 2006. Among the potential successors to McHale are general counsel Mark Hollinger and Discovery Networks U.S. president Billy Campbell. Under her leadership, the financial performance of Discovery has improved. There is a possibility that Discovery will hire a replacement from outside the company.
ACCESSION #
21949547

 

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