Discovery Names Amazon Executive Peter Faricy as CEO, D2C

Leading Inc. executive Peter Faricy is leaving the company to head up Discovery Inc.’s e-commerce and digital businesses. He will report to David Zaslav, the company’s president and CEO. Faricy will be CEO, Global Direct-to-Consumer.

David Zaslav said “Peter is a world-class executive, with an extensive track record of building some of the world’s most successful direct-to-consumer products and businesses. We are excited to welcome Peter and his vision and skill set to the Discovery leadership team as we accelerate our pivot to become a next-generation media company engaging passionate communities of fans around the world on every screen with trusted, high quality brands and content.”