Viacom Names Jay Kushner Senior Vice President of Global Taxation and Treasury
Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) today announced the appointment of Jay Kushner to a newly created position of Senior Vice President of Global Taxation and Treasury. In this new role, Mr. Kushner will be responsible for the worldwide tax and treasury affairs of Viacom and its subsidiaries. He will report to Thomas Dooley, Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Viacom.
“Jay is a top-tier financial executive and has done an outstanding job managing Viacom’s domestic and international tax activities,” said Mr. Dooley. “By closely linking our tax and treasury functions under Jay’s excellent leadership we can take even greater advantage of the talented teams we have and be sure that Viacom continues to operate effectively and efficiently in these key financial areas. We are thrilled that we have someone as capable as Jay to take on this important responsibility.”
Under the new structure, Viacom’s Senior Vice President & Treasurer, Toby Nelson, will report to Mr. Kushner along with Christopher Nardone and Andrew Greenberg, both Senior Vice Presidents within Viacom’s Tax Department.
Mr. Kushner said, “I couldn’t be more thrilled to be stepping into this new role, particularly at a time when Viacom’s global financial profile is increasing in strength and stature. Toby Nelson and his team have done a terrific job in developing Viacom’s capital structure and building a treasury operation that is best in class. I look forward to working with Toby as well as with Chris and Andy to build on the great program we have in place.”
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