Michele Barney is joining Discovery as its pres, affiliate distribution. Barney, who last served as AT&T ’s svp, content and programming, will head the strategic oversight and distribution of
Ahil Jhingan is joining Discovery as evp, corporate development, EMEA & APAC. Based in London, Jhingan
Discovery CEO David Zaslav saw a pay raise to $42.25mln in 2017, up from $37.2mln in 2016. His base salary remained at $3mln, and stock awards were nearly flat at $14.99mln, but option awards increased to $15.6mln from $11.1mln. He wasn’t the only exec to receive a salary boost.