Q&A: Discovery's New Ad Sales Chief on Taking Over From a Legend

Ben Price succeeds Joe Abruzzese and preps for this year's upfronts

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Adweek: After Joe Abruzzese announced his retirement in July, you worked on your transition through the end of the year. How was that process?
Ben Price: It was pretty seamless. I worked with Joe for 14 years, and have been with the company for 27 years. It was a real luxury to be able to have that transition of four or five months.

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This story first appeared in the Feb. 27, 2017, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.