Liberty Media names former HBO chief CEO of Starz

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Posted: Dec 22, 2009 4:17 PM

Liberty Media Corp., the conglomerate controlled by John Malone, said Tuesday it has named former HBO Chairman and CEO Chris Albrecht as president and CEO of its Starz LLC unit.

He replaces Robert B. Clasen, who Liberty said in August was planning to retire at the end of the year.

Starting Jan. 1, Albrecht will oversee all of the Starz entities, including Starz Entertainment, Overture Films, Anchor Bay Entertainment and Film Roman.