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The passing of former Paramount chief Brad Grey was “shocking for everyone, ourselves included,” Viacom CEO Bob Bakish told investors today at the MoffettNathanson Media & Communications Summit.
“It just goes to show — you never know,” he added. “And we should all focus on enjoying life because sometimes it can pass us by quickly.”
That said, the Viacom chief assured investors that Paramount — under its new head, Jim Gianopulos — “will show sustained improvement.”