The Board of Directors of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) announced
today the appointment of Robert (“Bob”) Bakish as Acting President and
Chief Executive Officer, effective November 15. He will succeed Tom
Dooley, who, as previously announced, will be leaving the Company.
Mr. Bakish, who has successfully built Viacom’s international business
over the past 10 years, will lead efforts to strengthen Viacom going
forward. He will bemore...