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Television Critics Association party held in Los Angeles
Les Moonves (R), president and CEO of CBS and wife Julie Chen attend the CBS, CW, CBS Television Studios and Showtime Television Critics Association party in San Marino, California on August 3, 2009. UPI/ Phil McCarten
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Leslie Moonves (born October 6, 1949) is President and Chief Executive Officer of CBS Corporation.

Moonves served as co-president and co-chief operating officer of Viacom, Inc., the predecessor to CBS Corporation, from 2004 until the company split on December 31, 2005. Prior to that he had been in a series of executive positions for CBS since July 1995.

Moonves had previous upper management experience early in his business career. He was in charge of first-run syndication and pay/cable programming at 20th Century Fox Television. Another position he held at 20th Century Fox Television was Vice President of movies and mini-series. Other previous positions he held include Vice President of development at Saul Ilson Productions (in association with Columbia Pictures Television) and a development executive for Catalina Productions.

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