Tag Archives: Bob Chapek

Disney creates new structure to boost its streaming business

The Walt Disney Company announced a new organizational structure, which it called Media and Entertainment Distribution, whose purpose is to enhance the company’s streaming business and place it as a central point of Disney’s strategy. The announcement took place just over a month after the launch of Disney+, the company’s new SVOD OTT, in Latin [...]

Disney+ reports 54.5 million subscribers shortly after launching in Latin America

In its latest quarterly earnings release, Disney informed that Disney+, its new SVOD OTT launched in the US in November, now records 54.5 million subscribers. The platform is currently also available in the Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria, Switzerland and India, and, recently, Disney confirmed that its launch [...]

Bob Chapek is named new CEO of The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company announced on February 25th that Bob Iger, CEO of the company for the past 15 years, will leave his position when his contract ends on December 31st, 2021. The position will be held by Bob Chapek, current Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. Recently, the group announced its new structure [...]