Discovery COO Ligouri to leave at end of year

November 9, 2011

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) -- Discovery Communications Inc. announced Wednesday said that Chief Operating Officer Peter Ligouri will leave at the end of the year.

Ligouri worked on Discovery's joint ventures, like The Hub with Hasbro and the Oprah Winfrey Network.

Ligouri joined Discovery in 2009. Before that, he was head of entertainment at Fox Broadcasting.

Discovery owns the Discovery Channel and TLC.