Interesting article here: https://deadline.com/2019/08/cbs-and-viacom-set-merged-management-structure-to-play-to-strongest-strengths-1202660178/
The section that struck me most was this because while it suggests that they still need to figure out upper level management like Wade Davis, it calls out the redundancy in administrative and back office which to a degree is everyone else:
In addition to Davis, the management plan for several business units is still coming into focus. A different corporate source tells Deadline that “it isn’t August 8 we’re concerned about; it’s Aug. 9,” when the two companies could effectively become one and the chemistry experiment begins.
Analysts have estimated the combined entity could realize about $500 million in costs synergies. Areas that are apt to see the most cuts will be in the administrative and back-office areas of the businesses, given that the day-to-day operations of the two companies are largely complementary.