Disney Promotes Eric Coleman to Senior Vice President of Original Programming

Looks like Disney Television Animation has a new Senior Vice President. On Wednesday, The Wrap released an article, noting of the new promotion of Eric Coleman. In addition, it was mentioned that the company also promoted and hired four new VPs.

As for what falls under the new management of Coleman; Disney Junior, Disney Channel and Disney XD branded platforms. The original announcement was released by president and chief creative officer of Disney Channels Worldwide, Gary Marsh.

As to who exactly was hired in and promoted, The Wrap’s article states,

Eric Coleman has been named senior vice president of original programming and general manager; in addition, Jonathan Schneider has been promoted to vice president of strategy; Aaron Simpson has joined the company as vice president of development; Shane Prigmore has been appointed to the role of vice president of creative affairs; and Bonnie Lemon has joined the company as vice president of production.

Coleman will directly report to Marsh as he works with “animated television development, casting and music for series seen on Disney Channel and Disney XD.”

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