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Vice Media names Nancy Dubuc CEO, co-founder Smith to be chairman

(Reuters) – Vice Media LLC on Tuesday named Nancy Dubuc as chief government officer, succeeding co-founder Shane Smith, three months after the millennial-focused media agency apologized for permitting a “boy’s membership” environment to flourish on the firm.

FILE PHOTO – Nancy Dubuc, president, Leisure and Media of A+E Networks arrives on the premiere of the Lifetime cable channel movie “Name Me Loopy: A 5 Movie” in Los Angeles April 16, 2013. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

Dubuc joins Vice from A+E Networks.

Smith will grow to be government chairman and give attention to offers and content material growth, the corporate mentioned in a press release.

Vice in December fired three staff on experiences that greater than two dozen girls skilled or witnessed sexual misconduct on the firm. It has laid out steps to enhance the work environment for ladies, committing to equal pay for women and men by the tip of 2018.

Vice, which began as a Montreal punk journal in 1994, attracted high traders in recent times because the multimedia firm developed right into a information and leisure platform catering to millennials.

Reporting by Sonam Rai and Laharee Chatterjee in Bengaluru; Modifying by Sai Sachin Ravikumar

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