Cablevision Names Dealmaker Gregg Seibert to Added CFO Role


NEW YORK - Cablevision Systems said Thursday that it has handed deal expert Gregg Seibert the additional duties of CFO after Michael Huseby’s resignation from the role.

Seibert will fill the CFO position in addition to his other responsibilities as executive vp, which he has performed
since joining the company more than two years ago.

Seibert will report to Cablevision president and CEO James Dolan.

The cable operator said he has has helped drive the company’s overall strategy, while overseeing its treasury, investor relations and business development activities.

“Gregg Seibert has provided valuable counsel on numerous company initiatives while overseeing a number of transactions that have significantly improved the company’s financial profile," Dolan said. "We are fortunate to have an executive with Gregg’s expertise and are confident that he is the right person to lead Cablevision’s excellent financial team going forward.”

Huseby has agreed to remain at Cablevision for a transition period through July 1.

Before joining the company in Jan. 2009, Seibert spent two decades at investment bank Merrill Lynch working on transactions for companies across industries, including such media and entertainment companies as Cablevision, Comcast, Liberty Media and News Corp.

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