Christina Spade serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Showtime Networks Inc., reporting directly to Chairman and CEO Matthew C. Blank. She is responsible for all financial matters relating to Showtime Networks’ businesses, and oversees the finance and strategy for every one of the network’s divisions including budgeting, planning, forecasting and accounting of all the business segments within SNI. A vital member of Showtime Networks’ senior management team, Spade also serves as one of SNI’s primary liaisons to the CBS Corporation, working in tandem with the Corporation’s Chief Operating Officer. Showtime Networks is one of CBS Corporation’s largest divisions and a key generator of revenue. Spade also oversees the network’s information technology division and serves as a member of the board for Smithsonian Channel™.
Spade previously served as Senior Vice President, Affiliate Finance and Business Operations for Showtime Networks Inc., where she led the financial and business operations’ management of distribution revenue and sales, marketing and creative expenses for SNI. Spade has worked in different capacities at Showtime Networks during her over fifteen years with the Company, including programming finance leadership and as a key steward of the successful implementation of various financial, operational and reporting systems. Prior to joining Showtime, Spade was an Audit Manager with Pricewaterhouse Coopers in the Entertainment, Media and Communications practice.
Spade is a CPA and graduated with a B.A. in Accounting from St. Joseph’s University.