Viacom Introduces Unit To Help Advertisers Blend Pitches With Programming

NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2014  — Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) today launched Viacom Velocity, a new full-service group offering insights-driven integrated marketing and creative content solutions from Viacom Media Networks Music and Entertainment.  Viacom Velocity merges the company’s existing Music and Entertainment Integrated Marketing teams, under Dario Spina, with a new creative team headed by Niels Schuurmans, former Executive Vice President, Consumer Marketing and Executive Creative Director at Spike TV, who joins as Executive Vice President, Viacom Velocity Creative Content Solutions.  Both Spina and Schuurmans report to Jeff Lucas, Head of Sales for Music and Entertainment. (more…)

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