Shari Redstone Urged Viacom Board to Fire Dauman, Filing Says

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Shari Redstone repeatedly urged the board of Viacom Inc. to replace Chief Executive Officer Philippe Dauman, according to a filing in a Massachusetts court where Dauman is challenging his removal as a director of Sumner Redstone’s trust.

The filing, made Wednesday by Dauman, doesn’t say why Redstone sought his ouster. She was the sole Viacom director who voted against Dauman’s promotion to chairman when her billionaire father stepped down from that role in February.

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