Syfy, Chiller tap financial exec

Spodek named senior veep and CFO

Syfy and Chiller have picked up a senior veep and CFO in NBCUniversal vet Rob Spodek.

Spodek has been SVP of the NBCUniversal Corporate Finance Group, which helped oversee the transition of NBCU from GE to Comcast.

“Given Rob’s proven success as CFO and breadth of experiences throughout NBCU and beyond, I’m confident that his expertise is precisely what Syfy needs as we continue strong and steady growth across our many platforms,” said Syfy and Chiller prexy Dave Howe, to whom Spodek will report.

Spodek will oversee all financial aspects for the two networks, plus Syfy Ventures and other related projects.

Previously, Spodek served as vice prexy and CFO of MSNBC. He started with NBCU as CNBC manager of finance.

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