Letter Agreement, dated as of August 28, 2019, between Viacom and Julia Phelps

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Exhibit 10.12

As of August 28, 2019

Ms. Julia Phelps

c/o last address on file

with the Company

Dear Ms. Phelps:

Reference is made to that certain employment agreement between you and the Company dated as of August 28, 2019 (your “Employment Agreement”) and (ii) that certain Agreement and Plan of Merger dated as of August 13, 2019 by and between CBS Corporation and the Company (the “Merger Agreement”). All defined terms used but not defined herein shall have the meanings set forth in your Employment Agreement or in the Merger Agreement, as applicable.

This letter, when fully executed below, shall amend your Employment Agreement as follows:

1. LTMIP. In connection with and in addition to the fiscal year 2020 LTMIP grant (to be granted in 2019), you will receive a supplemental grant of equity awards with a grant date value equal to Three Hundred Seventy-Five Thousand Dollars ($375,000) (on the same terms as the annual 2020 LTMIP grant) to reflect your execution of an Employment Agreement to serve as Executive Vice President, Chief Communications and Corporate Marketing Officer of the combined company following the Closing Date and the potential adjustment to the timing of LTMIP grants following the Closing Date. This supplemental grant will granted at the same time as the 2020 LTMIP grant, but shall be forfeited in its entirety in the event the Closing (as defined in the Merger Agreement) does not occur.

Except as herein amended, all other terms and conditions of your Employment Agreement shall remain the same and your Employment Agreement as herein amended shall remain in full force and effect.


If the foregoing correctly sets forth our understanding, please sign and return both copies of this letter that have been provided to you. This document shall constitute a binding agreement between us only after it also has been executed by the Company and a fully executed copy has been returned to you.


Very truly yours,

/s/ Fukiko Ogisu

  Name: Fukiko Ogisu

Title: Executive Vice President

         Chief People Officer



/s/ Julia Phelps

Julia Phelps
Dated: Aug 28, 2019