Disney Ups Worldwide Team Members5 Sep, 2008 By: Billy Gil
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has promoted key personnel in its worldwide team.
Julie Sneddon, former SVP/GM of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), has been upped to SVP of worldwide sales and distribution, relocating to Burbank, Calif., and responsible for growing the company’s DVD, Blu-ray Disc and digital distribution as well as overseeing trade marketing and supply chain operations. Cecilia Tosting, former GM for Italy and Spain, has been named GM for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Jerome Le Grand, former deputy GM for WDSHE European regional office, becomes GM for Spain. And Stephen Foulser, former VP of marketing and new business development for Europe, Middle East and Africa, moves to GM for Italy.
“Over the years, the combined talents of these individuals have proven invaluable and exceeded expectations,” said WDSHE president Bob Chapek. “We are confident that their incredible strategic abilities and expertise in the entertainment business will help our division undertakings achieve soaring new heights.”