Disney ups home entertainment exec

Lori MacPherson named executive vp/GM of domestic unit

Disney domestic home entertainment GM Lori MacPherson was promoted Monday to worldwide responsibilities as executive vp and GM of Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.

MacPherson will report to Bob Chapek, who recently was elevated from home entertainment president to studio distribution president, with oversight of theatrical and home entertainment releasing.

MacPherson will be responsible for WDSHE's global product strategy, sales and distribution.

"Lori MacPherson's formidable talents and abilities have been key in guiding our business in North America," Chapek said. "Her tremendous leadership and strategic contributions will be critical to our continued success and advancements in the global marketplace."
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