TBS promotes Kampfe to exec vp, CFO


John Kampfe has been named to the top financial post at Turner Broadcasting System Inc. In his new role as executive vp and CFO that becomes effective April 2, he will have executive oversight of all financial operations of the company related to its worldwide news, entertainment, animation, sports, advertising sales and distribution units as well as managing the operations of its properties unit.

Kampfe joins the TBS Inc. executive committee chaired by company chairman and CEO Phil Kent, to whom he reports. He also will work closely with Turner Broadcasting parent company Time Warner Inc. on financial forecasting and reporting. Kampfe, based in Atlanta at Turner Broadcasting headquarters, succeeds Vicky Miller, who late last year announced plans to retire as CFO after more than 15 years with Turner Broadcasting. Kampfe, who joined Turner Broadcasting in 1992, most recently was senior vp, corporate controller and chief accounting officer at TBS Inc.