A+E exec Nancy Dubuc reliable as Vice Media’s new CEO

Vice Media has announced that Nancy Dubuc is withdrawal her purpose as A+E Networks CEO and holding over as a digital media company’s arch executive. Co-founder and effusive CEO Shane Smith will turn executive chairman.

Variety initial reported yesterday that Dubuc was in talks for a job, with Disney and Hearst (A+E’s primogenitor companies) confirming her departure.

Dubuc already serves on Vice’s house of directors. At A+E, she was concerned in a partnership that launched Vice’s wire channel Viceland.

In a announcement, Smith described Dubuc as “better than me during everything,” and pronounced that his new purpose will concede him to “concentrate on a usually things that we am good during – calm and deals.”

“We are a complicated day Bonnie and Clyde and we are going to take all your money,” he added.

Dubuc, meanwhile, said, “It’s an respect to join a code with such extensive event and we demeanour brazen to flourishing a height for decades to come.”

Vice says it saw record trade and double-digit income expansion final year, though it’s also announced mixed layoffs in a past year. And a new New York Times news about allegations of passionate nuisance during a association led to an reparation for a “boy’s club” enlightenment and a depart of during slightest one executive.

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