December 2, 2020 – New York, NY – WarnerMedia announced today Jennifer Biry as Chief Financial Officer. Biry will lead all financial operations for WarnerMedia, replacing Pascal Desroches, who will be moving into the role of Chief Financial Officer, AT&T, Inc. She will report directly to Jason Kilar, CEO, WarnerMedia.
“While Jennifer’s extensive experience in successfully managing the financial functions of large, complex businesses is certainly valuable, what is even more relevant in my opinion is her high judgment and razor-sharp insight into WarnerMedia’s biggest challenges and opportunities,” stated Kilar. “Jennifer fully understands and appreciates all that we are doing -- and need to do -- as a team and a business.”
Since joining AT&T in 1999, Biry has held a variety of leadership roles. Most recently, Biry was the chief financial officer of AT&T Communications’ mobility and entertainment organizations, where she oversaw $120 billion in annual revenue and $27 billion in operating income. Prior to that, Biry served as Senior Vice President of Finance for AT&T’s technology organization, where she was responsible for $30 billion in annual expense for network deployment, technology development and global operations.
“I am incredibly excited to join Jason and the extraordinary team at WarnerMedia,” stated Biry. “We have a great responsibility of connecting stories to audiences, and I look forward to working across the organization to drive growth and build value for consumers and partners.”
A recipient of many accolades including Female Executive of the year by SVUS Women of the World and a winner of the Dallas Business Journal’s Women in Business Award, Biry also serves on the board of the Texas Women’s Foundation.
WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others, as well as Xandr’s suite of advanced advertising solutions designed to help to improve advertising for brands, publishers, and consumers. WarnerMedia is part of AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T).