Fox Networks Group Restructures Business and Legal Department - Multichannel

Fox Networks Group Restructures Business and Legal Department

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Fox Networks Group has restructured its business and legal affairs department to bring various functions under one umbrella.

Claudia Teran, senior vice president of business and legal affairs and deputy general counsel, has been named executive vice president. She is now the number two executive under Rita Tuzon, executive vice president and general counsel.

Teran will oversee all businessa nd legal matters for Fox's broadcast and cable network distribution, digital media and corporate and business development and continue oversight of business and legal for Fox's international sports properties.

Tuzon has also promoted three executives to the senior vice president level. Adam Reiss, who had been vice presidnet, business and legal affairs, becomes senior vice presidnet, corporate transactions and distribution for Fox Networks Groups, overseeing joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions.

Anna Tran Reyna, vice president, business and legal affairs for Fox Cable Networks, has been named senior vice president, business and legal affairs, digital media including for Web sites and Fox's stake in Hulu and her ongoing oversight of FoxSports.com.

Leanna Einbinder, vice president, business and legal affairs, has been named senior vice president, business and legal affairs, continuing her key role in negotiations with pro sports teams and conferences.

Earlier this year, Tuzon reorganized standards and practices groups along the same lines, combining them under executive vice president Elizabeth Casey.

Earlier this year, Ms. Tuzon began the restructure when she reorganized the cable and broadcast network Standards & Practices Groups, combining them under the leadership of now-Executive Vice President Elizabeth Casey.

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