Disney Sets Major Reorganization Around Disney+

Steaming service operations moved under combined Media and Entertainment Distribution group

Disney CEO Bob Chapek announced a major restructuring on Monday, which will put its streaming service Disney+ at the center of the company’s operations.

The new structure will be geared towards a “focus on developing and producing original content for the Company’s streaming services,” Disney said in announcing its reorganization on Monday. The most prominent change is the combination of the distribution and ad sales teams, which will be led by Kareem Daniel, who served as president of consumer products, games and publishing.

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Tim Baysinger

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