December 18, 2017 / 4:28 PM / 10 months ago

BRIEF-ESPN President John Skipper resigns, citing substance addiction problem - ESPN

Dec 18 (Reuters) - ESPN:

* JOHN SKIPPER RESIGNED AS PRESIDENT OF ESPN AND CO-CHAIRMAN OF THE DISNEY MEDIA NETWORKS ON MONDAY - ESPN

* GEORGE BODENHEIMER TO TAKE OVER AS ACTING CHAIRMAN OF THE COMPANY FOR THE NEXT 90 DAYS TO HELP DISNEY CEO BOB IGER FIND SKIPPER’S REPLACEMENT - ESPN

* ESPN PRESIDENT JOHN SKIPPER ANNOUNCED THAT HE IS RESIGNING FROM HIS POSITION, CITING A SUBSTANCE ADDICTION PROBLEM - ESPN Source text : es.pn/2kgmnCb Further company coverage:

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