New Members Join Paley Center Board of Trustees


NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES: Nielsen's Mitch Barns, Disney's Andy Bird and NBCU's Cesar Conde are among the new members to join The Paley Center for Media's board of trustees.

Barns is the CEO of Nielsen; he joins along with Bird, the chairman of Walt Disney International, and Conde, the executive VP of NBCUniversal. Also new to the board are Cynthia López, the commissioner of the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment; Joe Marchese, the CEO of the advertising platform true[X]; Katherine Oliver, a principal partner at Bloomberg Associates; and Edward Skyler, the executive VP for global public affairs at Citi.

"We are so thrilled that these media and business luminaries have agreed to lend their considerable talents and expertise to the Paley Center board,” said Maureen Reidy, the president and CEO of The Paley Center for Media. “Their collective experience will be invaluable to the Paley Center as we continue to grow and as the media industry evolves into new sectors, develops new technologies, and explores new emerging markets.”