OWN Copresident Sheri Salata to Leave Company

Salata to Launch New Agency; Erik Logan to helm OWN
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OWN copresident Sheri Salata will be leaving the network, the network announced Wednesday.

OWN copresident Erik Logan will take over as sole president for the five-year-old network, said network officials.

Salata is leaving OWN to launch a brand innovation agency and content/story platform, with OWN serving as one of the agency’s first clients.

Logan and Salata were named co-presidents of OWN in 2011and have helped build OWN’s ratings and brand after the Winfrey-owned network initially struggled to find an audience.

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