Disney TV Tweaks Financial Leadership, Names New CFO B&C
Disney/ABC Television Group has created a new position in its financial leadership structure, tapping Peter Seymour, executive vice president of strategy and research for Disney Media Networks, to fill the position, reports B&C.
The new role is executive VP and CFO, a position created to consolidate financial leadership for Disney's entertainment assets, the story notes.
Seymour will continue to have oversight of strategy development for Disney's worldwide broadcasting and cable programming businesses, the piece adds.
"The consolidation of these important functions into one role allows us to streamline decision making and align our strategic goals to better serve the evolving needs of our Group," said Anne Sweeney, co-chair, media networks, and president, Disney/ABC Television Group.