Disney names Carsten Fink to EMEA post

Will be in charge of Disney, Jetix-branded channels

BERLIN -- Disney-ABC-ESPN Television has named Carsten Fink the new vp channel distribution for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, putting the German exec in charge of Disney and Jetix-branded channels in the U.K., Ireland, Germany, France, Benelux and the Nordic region as well as Israel.

Fink moves up from his job as programming sales chief for German-speaking Europe and will report to Simon Amselem in London.

German-based sales exec Tomas Arteaga will move into Fink's old post, based in Munich and reporting to Catherine Powell.

The appointments are part of Disney's overall move to integrate its channels and program distribution businesses in Europe.