Sal Petruzzi, Turner’s U.S. Communications Chief, to Step Down

Variety | 3/26/2019 | Brian Steinberg
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Sal Petruzzi, who has supervised U.S. communications outreach for the Turner suite of media businesses, will step down from the role as the unit, once part of Time Warner, is making a transition under the ownership of AT&T.

“There comes a point in your career when it is time to say goodbye,” Petruzzi said in a memo to staff released Tuesday. “After nearly 16 years at Turner, it is now my time to say goodbye. It’s been a terrific journey, but the time is right for me to move on from Turner as the company begins to write a new chapter as WarnerMedia.” AT&T purchased the Time Warner assets in June for approximately $85.4 billion, and in recent months, has been reshaping the unit, now known as WarnerMedia, to compete in a world in which consumers are eagerly embracing video delivered via broadband technology.

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Petruzzi has worked at Turner for nearly 16 years and in 2014 rose to the role of senior vice president and domestic communications officer. he has served as the main communications executive for David Levy, the Turner president who is also leaving the company after he and new WarnerMedia chief John Stankey could...
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