Walt Disney International

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]