(February 1, 2006 - Burbank, CA) – Twelve-year Studio veteran Scott Rowe has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, Warner Bros. Entertainment, it was announced today by Susan Fleishman, Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications, Warner Bros. Entertainment. In his newly expanded post, Rowe will assume greater responsibility for the company’s internal and external positioning in the business, trade and consumer press. Working with Fleishman, to whom he will continue to directly report, Rowe will also share responsibility for all communications activities as they pertain to external and employee audiences (working with the Studio’s human resources team), as well as work closely with Time Warner’s corporate communications team to best represent the Studio and its various business units to the internal, public, press and investor communities. “Scott is a superb, seasoned communications professional with an incredible understanding of the business, as well as instincts and savvy which make him invaluable to our company,” said Fleishman. “I’m pleased to recognize the many contributions he’s made to the Studio with this promotion. He is extremely well-respected by journalists and executives alike, and I look forward to having him as a key member of my team and continuing the great work we’ve accomplished together.” Prior to his promotion, Rowe served as Vice President, Corporate Communications, a post to which he was promoted in 1999, recognizing his move from divisional publicity to corporate reporting. Before that, he had served as Vice President, Worldwide Television Distribution Publicity, responsible for the trade and business press for Warner Bros.’ syndicated and first-run television business units, including Telepictures Productions, Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution, Warner Bros. International Television Distribution and Warner Bros. Domestic Cable Distribution. Throughout his tenure with the company, Rowe has served as the Studio’s corporate liaison on the launch of such high-profile syndicated series as “The Rosie O’Donnell Show,” “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” “The Tyra Banks Show” and the recently announced “Dr. Keith Ablow.” Rowe joined Warner Bros. in January 1994 as Manager, Publicity, Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution. He was promoted to Director, Television Distribution Publicity in January 1995 and to Vice President, Television Distribution Publicity in 1997. Prior to joining Warner Bros., Rowe spent seven years at Fox, working his way through the ranks, including holding posts in Fox Broadcasting Company’s publicity department and Fox Inc.’s corporate communications office. He began his career in 1986 as a VIP tour guide on the Twentieth Century Fox Studio lot, while earning a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from California State University at Long Beach.
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