David LynnPresident & CEO at ViacomCBS Networks International
David Lynn is President, CEO of ViacomCBS Networks International, with management oversight of all of the company’s media networks and related businesses outside the U.S. following the merger of Viacom and CBS Broadcasting in December 2019.
Previously, as CEO of Viacom International Media Networks, Lynn accelerated strategic growth initiatives to diversify the division’s business model, leading to a significant increase in its digital advertising and subscription revenues. These include a rapid upscaling of mobile distribution for its flagship brands and streaming products, and the international roll-out of free streaming service Pluto TV and SVOD services Paramount+ and Noggin.
Previously, Lynn was President of VIMN UK, Northern and Eastern Europe from 2014, having been Managing Director since March 2007. In this role, he led the acquisition of Channel 5 Broadcasting in 2014 and its successful integration into Viacom.