KEY APPOINTMENTS OF THOMAS S. SHILEN, JR. AND LARRY LIDING
KEY APPOINTMENTS OF THOMAS S. SHILEN, JR.
Thomas S. Shilen, JR. named Chief Financial AND ADMINISTRATIVE Officer of CBS News
First, Thomas S. Shilen, Jr., who has served as the Company's Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer since joining CBS in March 2010, has been named Chief Financial and Administrative Officer of CBS News.
"I'm pleased to announce the appointment of these two strong executives, each of whom is taking on a key role at CBS
," said Ianniello."Since coming to CBS
has provided excellent leadership at the CAO position, and I know he will now be a key asset for Jeff Fager and David Rhodes as they continue to build the best organization in broadcast journalism.
Prior to joining CBS, Shilen was Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller at Sara Lee Corporation.
Before that, he served as Senior Vice President, Global Reporting and Deputy Controller at American Express Company.
Shilen also spent four years at Citigroup, Inc., first as Chief Financial Officer of the Citigroup Private Bank and then as Chief Financial and Administrative Officer of Citi Home Equity.
From 1998 to 2003, Shilen held various senior level positions at General Electric Company, including three years as CFO of GE Capital Markets Services, Inc., and two as Vice President, Corporate Finance and Controller of NBC.
From 1992 to 1998, he was with Pepsico, Inc., where he held a number of accounting and controllership roles.
Shilen began his career as an accountant with Coopers & Lybrand, and also spent seven years with Deloitte & Touche.
A graduate of the University of Notre Dame and a Certified Public Accountant in New York and Florida, Shilen serves on the boards and committees of several charitable organizations.