CBS Names Jim Lanzone Chief Digital Officer

A new role.

CBS Corporation has named Jim Lanzone its chief digital officer, a new role at the company. Lanzone will retain his current CEO of CBS Interactive role.

Lanzone joined CBS in 2011. He previously served as founder and CEO of Clicker Media.

“For the past five years, Jim has built a successful business and organization at CBS Interactive, which is now a thriving and profitable operation — and one of our most exciting growth engines as we move to build CBS All Access, CBSN and many other important initiatives in the digital space,” said CBS CEO Leslie Moonves, in a statement. “Now, as our first-ever chief digital officer, Jim will bring that expertise and influence to all of CBS’s businesses by working hand in hand with digital operations across the corporation. I look forward to the many contributions he will make as we continue to transform ourselves as a premium content company in the interactive age.”