Campaign India Team
Nov 26, 2009

Caroline Lightcap appointed president, Disney Channels Worldwide

Carolina Lightcap has been promoted to president, Disney Channels Worldwide.She will be reporting to Anne Sweeney, co-chair, Disney Media Networks and president, Disney/ABC Television Group. 

Caroline Lightcap appointed president, Disney Channels Worldwide

Carolina Lightcap has been promoted to president, Disney Channels Worldwide.

She will be reporting to Anne Sweeney, co-chair, Disney Media Networks and president, Disney/ABC Television Group. 

With more than 20 years in the media/entertainment industry, Lightcap joined The Walt Disney Company in 2000 and most recently served in the dual roles of senior vice president, programming and creative affairs, Disney Channels Latin America, and chief marketing officer, The Walt Disney Company, Latin America. She will assume her new position within the Disney/ABC Television Group effective immediately and will relocate from Buenos Aires to Burbank.

In making the announcement, Sweeney stated, "Carolina has made enormous contributions to Disney over the past decade, especially in launching and building Disney Channel Latin America into the No.1 cable channel in the region. She's a highly respected member of our global team and her wealth of experience, leadership acumen and programming, marketing and franchise building skills make her the ideal executive to lead Disney Channels Worldwide into the future."

Meanwhile, Gary Marsh will assume the new title of chief creative officer in addition to his current title of president, entertainment, Disney Channels Worldwide, remaining in charge of all program development, creative and production, reporting to Lightcap.

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Campaign India

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