Disney Reorganizes Content and Distribution Units to Bolster Streaming Businesses

The Walt Disney Company announced a broad structural reorganization of its media and entertainment businesses Monday, in a move to ramp up and streamline its direct-to-consumer strategy. That involves the creation of the new Media and Entertainment Distribution group, which will oversee all content monetization and streaming operations. Kareem Daniel, most recently president of consumer products, games and publishing at Disney, will lead the unit.

The move comes just under a year after the launch of Disney Plus, which has since surpassed the 60 million subscriber mark.

Under the new structure, the studios will continue to develop and produce originals for Disney’s streaming services — which include Disney Plus, Hulu and ESPN Plus — and legacy platforms. Distribution and commercialization will now be centralized under the Media and Entertainment Distribution group.

“Given the incredible success of Disney+ and our plans to accelerate our direct-to-consumer business, we are strategically positioning our

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October 14 meeting to discuss Abermule business units proposal

Graphic of how the Abermule Business Units could look.

Abermule with Llandyssil Community Council will discuss a pre-application for the new business park, which is being held by Powys County Council on Wednesday, October 14.

The county council wants to build nine business units at the business park at the edge of the village and where a bulking recycle facility is being built.

Local campaign group, Abermule Communities Together (ACT) would like to see artisan type units that would encourage small craft businesses to go there.

County Councillor for Dolfor, which includes Abermule, Councillor Gareth Pugh said: “That is not going to happen.

“I think Corris was mentioned, we can forget that sort of idea.

“That estate has already been downgraded by putting the bulking facility in there, we are going to be looking at the rougher trades.”

Councillor Gary Orrells, added: “We have to be realistic about who we

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