- The Wall Street Journal•1 hour ago
Jim Gianopulos, the longtime head of Twentieth Century Fox, has been tapped to turn around Viacom Inc.’s troubled movie studio.
- American City Business Journals•3 hours ago
Viacom officially named Jim Gianopulos the new chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures on Monday, tasking him with bringing the struggling studio back to its glory days. Viacom CEO Bob Bakish announced the hire after a month-long hunt to replace the studio’s former chairman, Brad Grey. "Jim is a remarkably talented executive with all the tools — strategic vision, strong business expertise, deep industry and creative relationships — to bring films to life that resonate throughout culture and deliver commercial results,” Bakish said in a press release.
- Reuters•5 hours ago
Viacom Inc hired movie industry veteran Jim Gianopulos, the former head of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's film studio, to revive its Paramount Pictures unit. Gianopulos, 65, replaces Brad Grey, who stepped down as chief executive officer and chairman of Paramount last month, after 12 years in the job. Gianopulos, who will report directly to Viacom Chief Executive Officer Bob Bakish, will be in charge of charting a new strategy for Paramount which includes developing new content and expanding the studio globally.
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|Bid||44.50 x 1000|
|Day's Range||44.15 - 46.45|
|52 Week Range||37.90 - 50.81|
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|PE Ratio (TTM)||13.33|
|Dividend & Yield||0.80 (1.80%)|
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