P.M. BRIEFING : Turner Broadcasting Promotes 4

From Times Wire Services

Turner Broadcasting System Inc. announced the promotions of four senior executives in a further realignment of top management at the cable television giant.

Paul Beckham, who has been in charge of finance and administration at TBS since 1987, has been named president of Turner Cable Network Sales, which handles sales and marketing of the company’s programming to cable affiliates.

William H. Grumbles Jr. has been named president of Turner Program Services International, which markets TBS programming overseas. He previously was executive vice president of Turner Cable Network Sales.

Vice President of Finance Randy L. Booth will take on additional responsibilities to supervise the company’s accounting, business affairs and management information service departments.


William M. Shaw, formerly vice president of human resources, will become vice president of administration.