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Andy Lack Leaving BBG, on Track for NBC News Return

Former NBC News president in talks to return in top role
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Further signaling that he could be bound for NBC News, Andy Lack has stepped down from his post atop the Broadcasting Board of Governors.

“Andrew Lack was a strong choice to serve as the BBG’s first CEO and Director,” read a statement from the organization. “He has a passion for our work, appreciation for our history and understanding of the importance of our mission.”

As B&Creported on Tuesday, Lack, who served as NBC News president from 1993-2001, is currently in talks to return to the division, where he would likely replace Patricia Fili-Krushel as the executive in charge of NBCUnviersal’s News Group.

The BBG says that André Mendes will serve as interim CEO and director while a replacement is found.

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