George J. Krieger, president and chief executive officer of CBS/Fox Video, will leave that position and return to Fox Inc. to help the company develop new business opportunities for expansion.
Krieger had previously been a senior vice president of homevideo and pay television for Fox Inc. He was named to head up CBS/Fox Video in April 1988.
His move back will be effective at a time mutually agreed upon between CBS and Fox.
Previously he was at Home Box Office Inc., serving as VP, sports. He joined 20th Century Fox in 1985 as veepee, pay television.
“With our expanding interests in the international market, cable and other core businesses, we will be aggressively looking into new programming and distribution opportunities, such as sports and other special events,” said Chase Carey, Fox Inc.’s exec VP and chief operating officer.