Viacom’s Dauman Is Said to Have Held Exit, Settlement Talks

  • COO Tom Dooley would take over as interim chief executive
  • Talks would end litigation with Redstone family in 3 states

Viacom Inc. Chief Executive Officer Philippe Dauman has held talks about leaving the media company and settling litigation with controlling shareholder Sumner Redstone’s National Amusements Inc., a person with knowledge of the matter said.

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