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Viacom Names Alex Berkett Senior Vice President, Corporate Development


Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) today announced the appointment of Alex Berkett to the position of Senior Vice President, Corporate Development. In this role, Berkett will lead the company’s global corporate development and mergers and acquisitions functions. Based in New York, he will report directly to Wade Davis, Chief Financial Officer of Viacom.

As Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, Berkett will identify and develop growth opportunities for Viacom and its brands, including partnerships, acquisitions, investments and joint ventures. He will also work closely with senior executives across the company to advise on and lead deal negotiations. Berkett joins Viacom from Townsquare Media, a publicly-held diversified local media company he co-founded in 2010. At Townsquare, he served as Executive Vice President, responsible for...