Lauren Zalaznick Ups Three Execs at NBCUni


Cameron Blanchard, Tony Cardinale and Margaret Lazo get new titles.

Lauren Zalaznick promoted three execs Tuesday at NBUniversal.

Cameron Blanchard has been named EVP, Communications. Tony Cardinale will be EVP, Brand Planning & Strategic Insights, of the newly created NBCUniversal Entertainment & Digital Networks and Integrated Media Division. Margaret Lazo, who will retain her title of EVP, Human Resources, will expand her oversight to include all the businesses in the new division.

“Cameron, Tony and Margaret are all highly-skilled, experts in their respective disciplines and each has been integral to our many successes over the years,” said Zalaznick in a statement. “Their contributions, particularly through their strategic input around our most important growth initiatives, have been immeasurable.  I know their leadership will be key to the continued growth of this newly expanded division."

They will report to Zalaznick, chairman of NBCUni's Entertainment & Digital Networks and Integrated Media department.

Blanchard previously worked as Senior Vice President, NBC Universal Women & Lifestyle Entertainment Networks Communications. Cardinale served as Senior Vice President of Strategic Insights, Women & Lifestyle Entertainment Networks.