Jason Kilar, new CEO of WarnerMedia has restructured its executive ranks. The major people not part of the company are WarnerMedia Entertainment and direct to consumer chairman Bob Greenblatt and content chief and TBS, TNT and TruTV president Kevin Reilly. Keith Cocozza, the executive of marketing and communications, is also planning to leave the company.
Now, Ann Sanoff, CEO of Warner bros. is set to lead a newly expanded content group that encompasses the entire studio and network portfolio. Also, Casey Bloys , HBO programming president will now report directly to Sarnoff and will look after HBO Max and WarnerMedia’s linear cable networks. Andy Forsell, will be leading a newly created HBO Max operating business unit and will be reporting directly to Kilar. Kilar released the major structuring in a memo released to staff on friday.
Killar joined in April as the company’s new CEO, replacing John Stankey. Stankey said in a statement during that time,’Jason is a dynamic executive with the right skill set to lead WarnerMedia into the future.’ Saernoff will look upon the newly created Studios and Networks Group, which combines content studios and programming across Warner Bros, HBO, HBO Max, TNT, TBS and TruTV. His team will oversee all WarnerMedia TV series and film development, production and programming.