Warner Bros Discovery top boss announces new leadership team

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By Dawn Chmielewski (Reuters) – Discovery Inc announced on Thursday the executive team to lead the soon to be formed Warner Bros Discovery (WBD), leaning heavily on a trusted group of lieutenants, many of whom have worked with its chief executive since his days at NBC. The $43 billion merger of Discovery and WarnerMedia is expected to close as soon as Friday. The newly formed company will be led by Discovery CEO David Zaslav. Discovery’s chief financial officer, Gunnar Wiedenfels, will oversee finance at the new company. Jean-Briac Perrette, Discovery’s chief executive of streaming and interna…

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