CBS's New New Interactive Unit: Quincy As CEO; Ashe As President

This story was written by Rafat Ali.
CBS (NYSE: CBS) has announced a reorg of its interactive unit, after completing the big acquisition deal of CNET: the newly expanded and integrated CBS Interactive division will have Quincy Smith as its CEO, and Neil Ashe, the former CEO of CNET (NSDQ: CNET), as its president.

The newly expanded business unit will have five vertical categories:
-- Technology, with CNET.com as the anchor property
-- Entertainment, with TV.com and CBS.com as the main sites in it
-- Sports, with CBSSports, NCAA.com and others in it
-- News, with News.com and CBSNews.com in it
-- Business, with ZDNet, BNET and TechRepublic in it, all former CNET properties

More details in release here, and more to come later.


By Rafat Ali
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