Diego Lerner Named President, The Walt Disney Company, Europe, Middle East And Africa (Emea)

BURBANK, Calif. and LONDON, March 3, 2009 In order to accelerate Disney’s growth and create an efficient and streamlined organizational structure, Diego Lerner has been named president, The Walt Disney Company, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) it was announced today by Andy Bird, chairman, Walt Disney International. With this appointment, all Disney lines of business in EMEA, excluding Disneyland Resort Paris and ESPN, will be integrated under a single operational structure, as has been done successfully in China, India, Russia, Japan and Latin America.