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Endemaño to lead int’l sales for Disney

Mark Endemaño has been promoted to senior VP of media distribution for Walt Disney International. The London-based exec was previously in charge of distribution across EMEA, but now adds North and South Asia, Australasia, Russia and Latin America to his duties. The exec, who has been with Disney since 2004 – initially as VP of […]

Disney gets new EMEA chief

The Walt Disney Company has a new president for the EMEA region. Rebecca Campbell (pictured) will replace Diego Lerner in the post on January 1, with the latter taking on a “new role as a part of the Walt Disney management team” back in his native Argentina reporting to Disney chairman Andy Bird. Campbell is […]

Disney creates Asia president in regional rejig

Disney has appointed Paul Candland as its first president for the Asia region. Candland is a 16-year Disney veteran and was previously president of the company’s operations in Japan. The appointment comes as part of a management shuffle at Disney Asia, which also involves Stanley Cheung being promoted from managing director to president of Disney Greater […]

Catherine Powell to run Disney Australia as Cracknell retires

Catherine Powell will relocate from London to Sydney to run Disney Australia and New Zealand. The news came following the announcement that long-serving Disney boss John Cracknell is retiring and will depart in July 2014. Cracknell has been with Disney since 1992 and has been managing director, The Walt Disney Company Australia and New Zealand, […]

Ronnie Screwvala exiting Disney India

The Walt Disney Company India is saying goodbye to its managing director Ronnie Screwvala. Siddharth Roy Kapur, currently Screwvala’s number two, is to replace the outgoing MD on January 1, 2014. Screwvala will remain with the business until June to assist with the handover. He will leave seven years after Disney first invested in his […]