Kevin Mayer

Disney’s Kevin Mayer departs Mouse House to become TikTok CEO

Kevin Mayer, Disney’s head of direct-to-consumer and international team, is stepping down to become COO of Chinese tech firm ByteDance and CEO of its mobile video platform TikTok. Mayer led the team since its founding in 2018, during which time he oversaw the launches of Disney+, ESPN+ and the integration of Hulu. During his tenure […]

Disney’s Mark Endemano departs amid restructure

Disney’s head of international TV and digital sales, Mark Endemano, has left the company as it restructures ahead of its potential acquisition of 21st Century Fox assets. Endemano was promoted to senior VP of media distribution for Walt Disney International in October 2017. The exec, who has been with Disney since 2004, was previously in […]

Disney creates unified streaming & int’l unit

The Walt Disney Company has restructured to create a worldwide division that will house international operations and its upcoming streaming services. Disney senior executive VP and chief strategy officer Kevin Mayer (pictured) has been named as the chairman of the new unit, Disney Direct-to-Consumer and International. The division will house Disney’s upcoming branded SVOD service, […]