Disney Promotes Jan Koeppen to Lead EMEA Business


The Walt Disney Company has appointed Jan Koeppen as president of television and direct-to-consumer for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Koeppen is responsible for leading the extensive portfolio of TV brands, including Disney channels, ESPN, FOX, National Geographic and BabyTV, as well as regional responsibility for direct-to-consumer, media distribution, strategy and business development.

He joined the Walt Disney Company following the acquisition of 21st Century Fox, where he was president of Fox Networks Group (FNG) Europe & Africa. In this role, Koeppen had full P&L and operating responsibility for FNG’s regional businesses as well as the non-video activities of National Geographic Partners.