Frances Berwick announces the appointments after being placed in charge of both networks earlier this month
Frances Berwick, who earlier this month expanded her duties to become president of both Bravo and Oxygen Media, has chosen her senior management team.
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Berwick sent out the following internal memo obtained by TheWrap on Friday:
I'm writing today to introduce the new senior management team for Bravo and Oxygen. It's an incredibly talented group of people with a fantastic track record. They're not only smart and strategic, but they've all consistently contributed to an atmosphere of collaboration, respect and inspiration…which sets the stage for even greater days ahead for two outstanding brands.
Rod Aissa, SVP Development and Production, Oxygen Media
Andy Cohen, EVP Development and Talent, Bravo Media
Jennifer Geisser, SVP Communications, Bravo and Oxygen Media
Mike Haggerty, SVP Research, Bravo and Oxygen Media
Lisa Hsia, EVP Digital, Bravo and Oxygen Media
Jerry Leo, EVP Program Strategy and Acquisitions Bravo and Oxygen Media, and Production Bravo Media
Ellen Stone, EVP Marketing, Bravo and Oxygen Media
Holly Tang, CFO Bravo and Oxygen Media
Please join me in congratulating everyone on the team.
An individual with knowledge of the staffing decisions told TheWrap that the appointments were made to reduce overlap as the two networks came under Berwick's charge. While minimal, the changes mostly affected the communications and programming groups.