Wallau Named ABC President

Alex Wallau, ABC’s president of network operations and administration, has been promoted to president of the television network, ABC announced Tuesday.

He fills a post last held by Patricia Fili-Krushel, who resigned last year.

The promotion makes Wallau responsible for entertainment, news, sports, and children’s and daytime programming, in addition to finance, research, public relations, sales, affiliate relations, marketing, operations and engineering operations.