Television Academy Elects Cris Abrego Chairman

November 17, 2023

Cris Abrego, Newly Elected Chairman of The Television Academy
Photo: The Television Academy

The Banijay chairman of the Americas, who recently also launched Hyphenate Media Group, has chaired the organization’s foundation since 2020.

From The Hollywood Reporter: The Television Academy has elected new leadership, headed by incoming chairman Cris Abrego.

The Banijay chairman of the Americas, who has chaired the organization’s foundation since 2020, was running unopposed. He succeeds producer Frank Scherma, who has termed out after four years.

Additionally, the Television Academy has added the title of CEO to its president Maury McIntyre renewing his contract through 2026. Chief financial officer and chief operating officer Heather Cochran and chief marketing officer and svp, media and brand management Susan Spencer have extended their contracts through 2025.

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