Disney names new international content group lead

Walt Disney has named company executive Rebecca Campbell as the lead for its new hub for international content creation.

Campbell will oversee the creation of more locally produced content to fuel the growth of Disney+, Hulu, and Star+, as these video streaming services expand globally.

Campbell will continue overseeing Disney’s international media teams, in addition to her expanded role as chair of international content and operations.

She will report to Chief Executive Bob Chapek.

Disney plans to double the number of countries where its flagship Disney+ service is available to 160 countries by the end of fiscal 2023.

Another Disney executive, Michael Paull, was promoted to a newly created role of president of Disney Streaming, overseeing Disney+, ESPN+ and India’s Star+.

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