October 10, 2008
Jimmy Barge (BBA 1978) is executive vice president and controller for tax and treasury at Viacom Inc. In this role, Barge is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Viacom's internal and external financial reporting functions, financial planning and analysis, and global tax and cash management strategies. He joined Viacom in January 2008 from Time Warner, where he was senior vice president and controller. He joined Time Warner in 1995 as assistant controller. He started his accounting career in the Atlanta office of Ernst & Young, before being promoted to regional and national assignments with E&Y.