According to The Hollywood Reporter, President of Disney-ABC Television Group Rebecca Campbell will be taking over the role of President of The Walt Disney Company Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Her appointment to her new role goes into effect at the start of the new year on January 1. Campbell will be taking over for current President Diego Lerner, who has accepted a new role in the management team at Walt Disney International. In his new role, Lerner will report to chairman Andy Bird.
In Rebecca Campbell’s nearly 20 years of work at Disney-ABC Television Group, her accomplishments can be seen in her efforts at eight local ABC affiliates like New York; Los Angeles; Chicago; Philadelphia; San Francisco; Houston; Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, and Fresno, California. Additionally, Campbell has managed ABC National Television Sales and ABC Daytime.
Chairman Andy Bird is extremely confident in Campbell saying, “Given Rebecca’s leadership role in the ever-changing media and entertainment landscape, she is uniquely positioned for success. Her combination of creative experience, leadership skills, and business acumen will be a tremendous asset as we continue to develop new avenues of growth.”
Credit: The Hollywood Reporter
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