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Walt Disney TV Names New CFO

Walt Disney TV Names New CFO

Walt Disney Television has named Ravi Ahuja as the new CFO and President of Business Operations. In his new role, he’ll oversee finance, strategic planning, affiliate sales & distribution, music affairs, consumer insights, and labor relations for the division. Ahuja is currently the CFO for the Fox Networks Group, where he manages finance and accounting while also overseeing business development for all its business units. He previously served as EVP of Business Operations and Development. Prior to joining Fox, Ahuja served as SVP of Global Business Development and CFO at Virgin Entertainment Group, Inc. The two-time University of Pennsylvania graduate began his career as an Associate at McKinsey & Co. He’ll officially join the company at the close of Walt Disney’s $71.3 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox, which is expected to be completed this month. More here.

Hip-Hop Artists File Amicus Brief with the Supreme Court

Hip-Hop Artists File Amicus Brief with the Supreme Court

Riot Games Hires First-Ever Chief Diversity Officer

Riot Games Hires First-Ever Chief Diversity Officer