Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Dugan Appointed Head of Entertainment Rights North America

Deborah Dugan, who was head of Disney Publishing Worldwide (not Hyperion), has been named CEO/President of Entertainment Rights North America. From AWN :
At Entertainment Rights, Dugan will have overall responsibility for the day-to-day running of the U.S. operations (including Canada), which encompasses Entertainment Rights U.S., Classic Media and Big Idea. Dugan's main role will focus on further building and maximizing the revenue streams for the group's entire brand portfolio across TV, licensing & merchandising, DVD/video and digital & music. Dugan will also work closely with the group's executive management team based in London to formulate the strategic direction of the business as well as exploiting new business development opportunities ensuring the company maintains its leading position.
In a related story, the Disney unit Dugan ran announced today it is moving to Westchester.

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