Walt Disney names Alisa Bowen president of Disney+


FILE PHOTO: Disney+ signage is seen above the convention floor at Comic-Con International in San Diego, California, U.S., July 21, 2022. REUTERS/Bing Guan/File Photo

(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co on Thursday named Alisa Bowen, who has led global business operations for the company's streaming platforms, president of Disney+.

Bowen will report Michael Paull, president of Disney's direct to consumer unit.

She has led global business operations for Disney’s streaming platforms, including Disney+, since its launch in 2019. In that time, Disney+ has expanded to 154 markets worldwide with 152.1 million total subscriptions.

(The story oficially corrects that the position is not a newly created one, paragraph 2)

(Reporting by Chavi Mehta in Bengaluru and Dawn Chmielewski in New York; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila and Chizu Nomiyama)

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