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Discovery’s Zaslav extends contract

January 6, 2014

Discovery Communications has extended the contract of president and CEO David Zaslav to December 31st 2019 – a deal that makes him a “significant long-term shareholder.”

Zaslav joined Discovery in January 2007 and took it fully public a year later. He commented: “It has been an amazing and successful seven years, and I am excited to have the opportunity to lead this great company for the rest of the decade.  With the most creative and dynamic leadership team in the business, a talented and committed workforce, a strong financial position, and an unmatched global platform, I am extraordinarily confident of Discovery’s growth prospects for the years ahead.”

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