CBS Corp., New York, in a significant expansion of Mel Karmazin's authority, named him to the new post of president-chief operating officer, CBS Corp., from chairman-CEO, CBS Station Group. Under the new structure, Mr. Karmazin adds control over the CBS TV network and CBS Cable to his existing authority over CBS TV and radio stations. CBS TV President Leslie Moonves adds the title of CEO for CBS TV but now reports to Mr. Karmazin. He had reported to CBS Corp. Chairman-CEO Michael Jordan.
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