NEW YORK – June 18, 2019 – Andrew Herreria has been named Senior Vice President, Human Resources, CBS Global Distribution Group, it was announced today by Laurie Rosenfield, Chief People Officer, CBS Corporation, and Armando Nuñez, President and Chief Executive Officer, CBS Global Distribution Group and Chief Content Licensing Officer, CBS Corporation. Herreria is based in Los Angeles and reports to Rosenfield and Nuñez. Herreria is succeeding Cassie Thomas, who retired last month as Senior Vice President, Human Resources, CBS Corporation, following 21 years with the Company.
In his new role, Herreria has oversight of all human resources strategy for CBS Global Distribution Group, supporting domestic and international distribution as well as first-run productions. He will also focus on programs and processes, cultural and leadership development, employee education and development, and compensation and benefits for the division.
Herreria joins CBS from Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation in Los Angeles where over his nine-year tenure he advised senior corporate and divisional leadership on a litany of human resources strategies and initiatives. Prior to that, he held key human resources positions at IPG MediaBrands, Acacia Research Corporation and Virgin Entertainment group.
“We are thrilled to welcome Andrew to the Company and to have him lead this important function for CBS Global Distribution Group,” said Rosenfield. “His talent and experience will have an immediate impact on the culture and performance of the group, partnering with me and other senior HR leaders to provide all employees with a safe, fair, inclusive and positive workplace.”
“The strength of our group – and of CBS overall – has always been the creativity, determination and expertise of our colleagues, and human resources plays a crucial role in cultivating that,” said Nuñez. “Andrew’s leadership on important human resources issues and in driving the development of our people will help deliver strong business results and reinforce our efforts to make our culture open, accountable, inclusive and transparent.”
Herreria graduated with a degree in organizational management from the University of La Verne in La Verne, Calif.
A Los Angeles native, he resides in the area with his wife and four children.
About CBS Corporation:
CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand — “the Eye” — one of the most-recognized in business. The Company’s operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, local TV, film and interactive. CBS’ businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Network 10 Australia, CBS Television Studios, CBS Global Distribution Group, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Interactive, CBS All Access, the Company’s direct-to-consumer digital streaming subscription service, CBS Sports Network, CBS Films, Showtime Networks, Pop, Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations and CBS Experiences. For more information, go to www.cbscorporation.com.
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