Viacom Chair Emeritus Sumner Redstone to step down from board

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Sumner Redstone, executive chairman of CBS Corp. and Viacom, arrives at the premiere of 'The Guilt Trip' in Los Angeles December 11, 2012. REUTERS/Fred Prouser/File Photo (Copyright Reuters 2016)

Viacom Chairman Sumner Redstone will step down from the board of directors after the company's annual meeting in February, according to a company filing Friday.

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(Reporting By Jessica Toonkel; Editing by Nick Zieminski)