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2007

ROB GILBY
Managing Director Disney Channels UK, Scandinavia & Emerging Markets

Rob Gilby joined Disney branded television as the Managing Director Disney Channels UK, Scandinavia & Emerging Markets in February 2006.  He heads up Disney Channel, Playhouse Disney, Disney Cinemagic and abc1. He previously worked at Turner Entertainment Networks Asia where he was Vice President, Network Development and Strategic Marketing where he was responsible for identifying business opportunities and strategic priorities.  He joined Turner as Vice President, Business Development in 2000.

As a keen supporter of UK kids production, Rob has overseen Disney Channel’s recent push into UK productions with the launch of Disney Channel UK’s first tween comedy, As The Bell Rings, and TV concert event Hannah Montana Live in London. Rob and his team are working closely with Disney’s EMEA and Global teams to support future UK led productions.