Ben Pyne

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 Media Distribution chief exiting

Ben Pyne is leaving The Walt Disney Company after a quarter of a century. For the past decade, Pyne has been president of Disney Media Distribution, the sales arm of the Mouse House. A successor is expected to be in place by the time Pyne leaves the Burbank-based studio in the late summer. “Ben’s reputation […]

Disney’s Pyne: TV remains indispensable

Despite growth in alternative media, “TV remains the indispensable connective tissue,” that ties people together, according to Disney Media Networks distribution chief Ben Pyne. Despite a decline in linear TV viewing, overall viewing time for top shows is actually growing, added Pyne, who is president, global distribution networks at The Walt Disney Company-owned Disney Media […]