A woman exits the Viacom Inc. headquarters in New York, U.S. on April 30, 2013.   REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo

A woman exits the Viacom Inc. headquarters in New York, U.S. on April 30, 2013. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo (Copyright Reuters 2016)

Viacom names Robert Bakish acting CEO

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Viacom Inc said on Monday it named Robert Bakish acting chief executive officer effective Nov. 15, replacing Tom Dooley.

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Bakish was also named president and CEO of Viacom Global Entertainment Group, a new unit combining the company's international media networks division with its music and entertainment group.

(Reporting by Anya George Tharakan in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D'Silva)