CBS ups Gray to sr. VP

Amster filling sales post

The Eye web has upped John Gray to senior veep of business development for CBS’ network sales. Succeeding Gray will be Linda Amster, who was tapped Monday as VP, West Coast sales.

Gray will spearhead new revenue streams, in addition to pursuing advertising acquisitions for the web.

Gray has served as veep, West Coast sales, since 1988, when he re-located to the coast from CBS’ New York offices.

Prior to his Los Angeles transfer, Gray acted as VP, national sales manager, from 1980-1987.

Linda Amster rejoins the web after a five-year engagement at cabler Lifetime, where she served as veep, Western region sales. While at Lifetime, Amster successfully expanded its West Coast presence.

Previously, Amster was an account executive at the Eye from 1983-1994.