Exec takes expanded role as VP, diversity and cable ops

Tahira Bhatti-McClure has been upped to an expanded role as VP, diversity and cable operations, for NBCUniversal cable entertainment and cable studios, reporting to Bonnie Hammer. The combined position is a new one, although Bhatti-McClure had previously served as VP of marketing operations for USA Network and Syfy.

Bhatti-McClure will now oversee diversity efforts related to the division’s programming and sourcing and will work with human resources on workplace diversity initiatives. She retains her responsibilities at USA and Syfy, which include real estate and facilities.

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