McCarthy Promoted at Viacom Plus

Viacom Inc. announced Wednesday that Lisa McCarthy, senior vice president of Viacom Plus, has been promoted to executive VP of that New York-based cross-platform ad-sales unit.

McCarthy will also direct the recently formed Viacom Plus Regional Solutions.

Among her coups was Procter & Gamble Co.'s $300 million Viacom Plus buy last year, which grew to $350 million this year, Viacom Inc. president Mel Karmazin said in a prepared statement.