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Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): January 8, 2019
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(b)(c) On January 8, 2019, CBS Corporation (CBS or the Company) appointed Lawrence Liding, who has served as the Companys Executive Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer since 2014 and Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer since 2011, to a newly created role as head of the Companys operations in China, effective February 20, 2019. In his new position, Mr. Liding will work closely with Joseph R. Ianniello, the Companys President and Acting Chief Executive Officer, David Nevins, the Companys Chief Creative Officer, and Armando Nuñez, head of CBS Global Distribution, to extend the CBS brands and grow the Companys business in China, while also creating new opportunities for the Companys U.S.-based businesses.
Also on January 8, 2019, the Company appointed David Byrnes, who has served as the Companys Senior Vice President, Internal Audit since 2015, as the Companys Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, effective February 20, 2019, succeeding Mr. Liding in the role of the Companys principal accounting officer.
Prior to serving as Senior Vice President, Internal Audit, Mr. Byrnes, age 48, had served as Senior Vice President, Finance, CBS Information Solutions & Technology since 2014. Previously, Mr. Byrnes served as Vice President, Finance at Simon & Schuster since 2009 and Vice President, Corporate Development of CBS since 2008. Prior to joining CBS in 2008, Mr. Byrnes spent five years at Automatic Data Processing, Inc. in various financial positions, including divisional Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Financial Reporting and Policy. Mr. Byrnes began his career in the audit practice at KPMG LLP, where he served 11 years.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Lawrence P. Tu
Senior Executive Vice President
and Chief Legal Officer
Date: January 10, 2019