Style Network Names Canavan CFO


NBCUniversal has named Megan Canavan to the newly created position of chief financial officer of The Style Network.

In this new role, Canavan is responsible for the network's financial oversight as well as its strategic planning and growth opportunities. She will report directly to Salaam Coleman Smith, president odThe Style Network and Salil Mehta, chief operating officer and chief financial officer, NBCUniversal, Entertainment & Digital Networks and Integrated Media.

Canavan most recently served as vice president, finance, NBCUniversal in the NBC News division where she oversaw financial planning and analysis.

Prior to joining NBC News in 2006 as director, financial planning and analysis, she held various roles in consolidation and operational finance with MTV Networks.

This is second major personnel move for Style in as many weeks, as NBCUniversal placed the service under the watch of Bravo Media president Frances Berwick on July 19. Berwick was elevated to president of Bravo and Style Media, which entered the NBCU camp following Comcast's finalization of the joint venture with General Electric in January.
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