Viacom names Robert Bakish acting CEO

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)