Discovery Communications Realigns Properties with Rich Ross New Group President
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Discovery Channel President Rich Ross will become president of a new portfolio group made up of Discovery
Channel, Animal Planet and Science Channel. Animal Planet’s General Manager
Rick Holzman will now report to Ross, as will Science Channel’s Rita Mullin.
"This strategic realignment positions
Discovery well to drive our content engine across platforms here in the U.S.
and worldwide, and creates the strongest pairings of creative talent to
develop, program and lead these new brand groups now and into the future,” [Discovery CEO David Zaslav] said. "I believe some of Discovery’s best stories are yet to be told and
I look forward to the growth and further development for each of our U.S.
brands for years to come under this team’s strong creative leadership.”
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