VP, Programming, Production & Strategic Dev, GM
The Walt Disney Company
David Levine is Vice President, Programming, Production and Strategic Development, Disney Channels EMEA, and General Manager, Disney Channels UK, Ireland & Nordics. In this role, he is responsible for all strategic and operational aspects of Programming across Disney Channels EMEA, including the development of the linear and multi-platform programming strategy. In addition, he is responsible for determining the direction of original production and overseeing the development and production slates of originally produced content, acquisitions and co-productions. He has developed and commissioned Emmy-nominated Evermoor First Class Chefs, The Evermoor Chronicles, and The Lodge. As General Manager, David leads a team that utilizes these key platforms to drive familiarity and awareness for the Disney brand and content, through key partnerships with Sky Broadcasting, Virgin Media and more. As part of the Disney Channels EMEA leadership team, David also advises on the overall strategic direction for Disney Channels across the region. David also serves as the Executive Sponsor for the PRIDE UK&I resource group for LGBT+ employees and their allies. David is also a Stonewall Ambassador and a Diversity Role Model.