NBCU Names Executive Vice Presidents of New Division


NBC Universal announced on Tuesday the promotion of Cameron Blanchard and Tony Cardinale to executive vice president of the company's newly created entertainment & digital networks and integrated media division. Margaret Lazo was also appointed as an executive vide president of E&DN/IM.

Blanchard will head up the communication's department of E&DN/IM, overseeing media relations and serve as the division's spokesperson. Cardinale will lead the brand planning and strategic insights department. Lazo, while retaining her role inside human resources, will now oversee all the businesses within the division.

NBCU's E&DN/IM division includes Telemundo, mun2, Bravo Media, Oxygen Media, Style, Sprout, ExerciseTV, TV One, iVillage, Daily Candy, Swirl, Fandango and the Integrated Strategic Marketing group (which includes the company-wide initiatives Green is Universal, Healthy at NBCUniversal and Women at NBCU).

Cardinale, Lazo and Blanchard will report to Lauren Zalaznick, the division's chairman.

"Cameron, Tony and Margaret are all highly-skilled, experts in their respective disciplines and each has been integral to our many successes over the years," said Zalaznick.