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AT&T’s Warner Bros. will be led by first female CEO after recent tumult

Brian Womack
AT&T’s Warner Bros. will be led by first female CEO after recent tumult

Warner Bros. is getting its first female CEO after the last leader left amid an investigation into potential inappropriate behavior.   AT&T’s WarnerMedia unit is bringing on Ann Sarnoff, who is currently President, BBC Studios Americas (formerly BBC Worldwide Americas), the company said in a news release. Sarnoff, who also will be chair, has a background that includes Viacom, the NBA and Dow Jones. “She brings a consistent and proven track record of innovation, creativity and business results to lead an incredibly successful studio to its next chapter of growth,” WarnerMedia CEO John Stankey said in the release.