Disney on Thursday announced the appointment of a new president of marketing for ABC Entertainment and Disney Television Studios, naming Shannon Ryan to the post.
The announcement was made by Karey Burke, president of ABC Entertainment, and Craig Hunegs, president of Disney Television Studios, to whom she will report.
“I can’t wait for Shannon to get here!” Burke said. “I’ve admired her innovative campaigns and fierce competitive spirit from afar for years, and I know ABC will be better in every way with her guiding our talented marketing and publicity teams. We are lucky indeed.”
Ryan has been chief marketing officer for the Fox Television Group since 2015.
In her new role, “Ryan will oversee all marketing, publicity and communications strategies for The ABC Television Network, including media, creative, social, digital, publicity and talent relations,” Disney said in today’s announcement. “She will also oversee the communications and marketing teams of Disney Television Studios, which include ABC Studios, Fox 21 Television Studios and 20th Century Fox Television, managing the marketing, publicity, corporate communications, events, talent relations and awards strategies of the three companies.”
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