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Viacom, Inc. (VIAB)

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Viacom, Inc.
1515 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
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Phone: 212-258-6000

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Entertainment - Diversified
Full Time Employees:10,000

Business Summary 

Viacom Inc. operates as an entertainment content company in the United States and internationally. The company creates television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, apps, consumer products, social media, and other entertainment content. It operates in two segments, Media Networks and Filmed Entertainment. The Media Networks segment provides entertainment content and related branded products through approximately 200 TV channels, including MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, BET, CENTRIC, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., TeenNick, Nicktoons, Nick at Nite, COMEDY CENTRAL, TV Land, SPIKE, Tr3s, Paramount Channel, and VIVA, as well as through hundreds of online, mobile, and app experiences. The Filmed Entertainment segment produces, finances, acquires, and distributes motion pictures and other entertainment content under the Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV Films, and Nickelodeon Movies brands. It exhibits the motion pictures theatrically, and through download-to-own, download-to-rent, DVDs and Blu-ray discs, video-on-demand, pay television and subscription video-on-demand, broadcast television, basic cable television, and syndicated television. The company is headquartered in New York, New York. Viacom, Inc. (NasdaqGS:VIAB) operates independently of CBS Corporation as of December 31, 2005.

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Corporate Governance 
Viacom, Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Oct 1, 2014 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 8; Compensation: 6.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Sumner M. Redstone , 90
Founder and Exec. Chairman
Mr. Philippe P. Dauman , 60
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Not-Independent Director
Mr. Wade C. Davis , 42
Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
Mr. Thomas E. Dooley , 57
Chief Operating Officer, Sr. Exec. VP and Director
Mr. Michael D. Fricklas , 54
Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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