Armando Nuñez Promoted to Lead New CBS Global Distribution Group


Armando Nuñez has been named president and CEO for the CBS Global Distribution Group and chief content licensing officer for CBS Corporation.

This newly created position brings together CBS’s content licensing, domestic syndication and international distribution in one division, under Nuñez.

In his new role, Nuñez will assume oversight of the company’s content licensing to domestic and international distribution partners across all platforms. He will be responsible for a portfolio of CBS-owned original content that airs on the CBS Television Network, The CW, CBS All Access, Showtime and non-CBS platforms, as well as a library of more than 10,000 episodes of programming. Nuñez will also continue as head of CBS Studios International.

He reports to Joe Ianniello, president and acting CEO of CBS Corporation.

“CBS is a global premium content company,” said Ianniello. “This reorganization establishes a focused structure for content monetization of our shows across all platforms, both domestically and internationally, under an accomplished worldwide distribution leader. Armando is a best-in-class executive with strong client relationships on every continent and an impressive track record for creating business opportunities and distribution strategies that maximize revenue for CBS programming.”