CNBC svp of business news Dan Colarusso, and vp of business news programming Craig Bengtson kicked off the week by announcing promotions and re-assignments among the network’s producer ranks.
Anne Tironi has been promoted to senior executive producer of Squawk Box. Tironi has spent more than 20 years at CNBC and the last 16 with the network’s flagship morning show, most recently leading the charge from the control room.
Tironi is replacing Max Meyers, who after four years at the helm, has been tasked with launching a new 7 p.m. business news program that will replace Shep Smith’s newscast. Meyers is 16-year veteran of CNBC, and prior to Squawk Box, was previously executive producer of Fast Money.
Rebecca White will become Tironi’s No. 2 on Squawk Box, serving as the show’s supervising producer. White has most recently been a senior producer on Power Lunch.
Maria Boden, who executive produces The Exchange and Power Lunch, will leave those broadcasts to run CNBC’s daily technology news program, TechCheck.
CNBC senior ep of business news program development Matt Quayle will replace Boden as the senior ep of The Exchange and Power Lunch. Quayle was for many years the executive in charge of Squawk Box, and also played a role in the creation of The Exchange, TechCheck, as well as Closing Bell’s Market Zone segment.