Turner sales unit sees more personnel turmoil

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Turner Broadcasting Sales, the $1 billion sales and marketing unit of Turner Broadcasting Systems, this week underwent yet another in a series of top level executive upheavals since Steve Heyer took over as president and began re-engineering the unit to a marketing solutions philosophy. One casualty of that shift was Stan Weil, who resigned as exec VP-advertising sales for Turner's entertainment networks. Joe Uva, exec VP-entertainment sales and marketing, said he would step back into a "day-to-day" capacity on Turner's entertainment network sales. Also, Turner moved Liz Janneman-Russo to senior VP-entertainment sales overseeing all TNT and TBS Superstation and all New York-based ad sales for Turner's Turner Program Services syndication unit, from senior VP-sports sales for Atlanta and New York.

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