Disney Names Andy Bird President, Walt Disney International Operations

Burbank, Calif, Nov. 19, 2003 – Andy Bird has joined The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) as president, Walt Disney International, it was announced today by Michael Eisner, Disney chairman and chief executive officer, and Robert Iger, Disney president and chief operating officer. Bird, a senior entertainment industry executive with extensive experience in development and operation of television and radio businesses internationally, was most recently president of Time Warner’s TBS International, will join Disney effective January 12, 2004.