Disney Channels Worldwide has promoted Richard Loomis to the newly created position of senior VP and chief marketing officer. In his new position, Loomis, who joined Disney in 2007 and was most recently the group’s SVP of marketing and creative, will report to Disney Channels Worldwide’s president and CCO Gary Marsh. He will lead the marketing vision for the kid and family targeting Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior channels and brands worldwide.
In addition, he will lead creative marketing support for the Disney Media sales and marketing team, work closely with programming, global brand marketing and franchise management as well as the affiliate sales and marketing and research groups and the Radio Disney national network.
Before joining Disney, Loomis held stints with MTV Networks’ Comedy Central and spent seven years at Nickelodeon.