Bonnie Hammer to Replace Ron Meyer as NBCU Vice Chair, Pearlena Igbokwe to Run TV Studio Group

Meyer abruptly resigned last month after disclosing affair with actress Charlotte Kirk

Bonnie Hammer is moving up to NBCUniversal’s corporate office, taking the role of vice chairman held by Ron Meyer until his abrupt resignation last month.

In addition, Universal Television president Pearlena Igbokwe will now run the entire TV group as chairman of Universal Studio Group. She will have responsibility over Universal Television, Universal Content Productions (UCP) and NBCUniversal International Studios and report directly to NBCU CEO Jeff Shell.

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Tim Baysinger

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