The Walt Disney Company Latin America announced this week new it has decided to add more professionals from The 21st Century Fox, ESPN and Disney for the region, In addition, the company reported that, from now on, Media Networks operations will be in charge of Guillermo Tabanera They will all report to Diego Lerner, President of the company in Latin America.
Santiago De Carolis is the new General Manager of National Geographic Latin America. His main responsibilities are focused on leading the three linear channels (NatGeo, National Geographic Wild and NatGeo Kids) business and programming strategy and content, and collaborating in local productions, marketing, digital, live events and consumer products. Gonzalo Fiure is the new leader of General Entertainment Direct To Consumer International (DTCI) Latin America. He will be in charge of programming and content strategies for brands, linear channels and platforms of the pillars of General Entertainment at the regional level. The company also incorporated Kattia Quintanilla, who will lead the Ad Sales DTCI Latin America segment. Her tasks will be aimed at the development and management of commercial strategies related to advertising sales of the company’s entire portfolio in the region.
Media Networks operations will now be unified in Guillermo Tabernera, who, under the role of General Manager of Media Networks, DTCI Latin America, will be in charge of affiliated sales for all the channels operated by the company (Family & Kids, General Entertainment and Sports), as well as the execution of all sport business operations in the region, including collaborations in sports-related productions throughout Latin America.
Diego Lerner, The Walt Disney Company’s President in Latin America, expressed himself about the new additions. ‘Taking our daily dynamics into consideration, I continue to closely supervise our performance, willing to make any adjustments in our structure that may be necessary to make our success sure our company’s deep transformation process’, he said.