Armando Nuñez is President and Chief Executive Officer for the CBS Global Distribution Group, and Chief Content Licensing Officer for CBS Corporation. He reports to Joe Ianniello, President and Acting Chief Executive Office, CBS Corporation.
As CBS’ top global executive, Nuñez oversees all content licensing of CBS-owned programming to domestic and international distribution partners across all platforms. He is responsible for monetizing a growing portfolio of original content that airs on the CBS Television Network, The CW, CBS All Access, SHOWTIME and non-CBS platforms, as well as a library of more than 70,000 hours of programming. He also has oversight of CBS Television Distribution, which produces and distributes seven of the top 10 first-run shows in syndication. CBS Global Distribution Group has 15 offices.
Nuñez has led CBS’ international media business since 1999. Under his supervision, it has grown to distribute a comprehensive slate of top-rated, critically acclaimed programming in every genre. The international operation licenses programming across all media platforms in more than 200 countries in more than 60 languages. The division manages 11 channel ventures covering 109 territories and supervises the Company’s ownership of Network 10 in Australia (which he was instrumental in helping acquire). It also focuses on international co-productions, local content production and coordinates with CBS Interactive to support the Company’s global rollout of CBS All Access.
A native of New York, Nuñez has held senior leadership positions in international media for more than 25 years. He graduated from Fordham University with a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing and management.