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AT&T Names Stankey to Run Media Company After Time Warner Acquisition

Donovan, Lee also get top posts reporting to Stephenson 7/28/2017 7:10 PM Eastern

As it prepares to complete its acquisition of Time Warner, AT&T announced a series of executive appointments.

John Stankey, who had been CEO of AT&T’s Entertainment Group, as expected will become CEO of AT&T’s media company once the merger is complete.

Stankey will report to AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson and work with Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes on what AT&T called a “smooth leadership transition.”

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John Donovan was named CEO of AT&T Communications, which includes AT&T’s Business Solutions, Entertainment Group and Technology and Operations Groups. Donovan had been chief strategy officer and group president of AT&T Technology and Operations.

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