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Lurie Named Senior VP of Strategic Development, CBS Corp.

Zander Lurie, executive VP and CFO for CBS Interactive, has been named senior VP of strategic development for parent company, CBS Corp.

"At its core, CBS is an extremely strong content company, and the future of how we distribute that content is among this Company's biggest opportunities," said CBS President Leslie Moonves in announcing the move.

He will be responsible for planning out the companies next moves in content delivery, including authentification, which is a key to monetizing online content delivery.

Zander is formerly CFO of CNET, which was purchased by CBS. Before that he was with JPMorgan dealing with Internet mergers and acquisitions.

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.