Disney Names Rebecca Campbell EMEA President

Diego Lerner to take new role at Disney International

Rebecca Campbell, president of the ABC Owned Television Stations Group and ABC Daytime, was named president of The Walt Disney Co. Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Campbell succeeds Diego Lerner, who will return to Buenos Aires to take on a new role at Walt Disney International, reporting to chairman Andy Bird.

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The changes are effective Jan 1.

“Rebecca’s ability to manage and lead the many disparate and geographically diverse stations across the U.S. with such incredible success makes her the best choice to lead our efforts in such a complex region,” Bird said.

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