Disney establishes family channels structure in Latin America

After merging with Fox and announcing its structure in Latin America, Disney announced how the business unit ‘Family Channels / Local Productions and Content Sales’ will be structured in its Media Networks business. The area’s leadership is in charge of Fernando Barbosa, its General Manager.

‘We must work closely to make sure that high quality content we offer as a company not only works in the correct way on our platforms but also thrives on others, when appropriate’. We are building an organization in which we all work together to achieve our common goals and where obstacles never mean a problem that we can not solve working together’, said Fernando Barbosa about the structure detailed below.

Leaders in charge of the ‘Family Channels / Local Productions and Content Sales’ business unit, which report directly to Barbosa, are Leonardo Aranguibel, General Entertainment Productions leader; Clara Carpinacci, in charge of the Programming for Disney Linear Services area; Javier Castany, who heads the Kids & Family Productions business; Darío Coronel, Talent Relations & Casting’s leader; Agustina Dompe, in charge of Acquisitions for Disney Branded Services; Cecilia Mendonça,  Disney Branded Content Development leader; Mariana Pérez, in charge of the General Entertainment Production area; Henri Ringel, Content Sales leader; and Fernando Semenzato, in charge of Nat Geo & Nat Geo Kids Production.

Disney will also announce he rest of the Media Networks business structure soon, led by Carlos Martínez and Guillermo Tabanera, both responsible for  all the company’s channels affiliate and advertising sales, as well as the TV network’s general entertainment and sports programming, and the production of content related to sports channels.