Burbank, California – Peter Seymour has been named to the newly created position of Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Disney/ABC Television Group. He will report to Anne Sweeney, Co-Chair, Media Networks &President, Disney/ABC Television Group.

Prior to this announcement, Seymour has been Executive Vice President of Strategy and Research for Disney Media Networks, since 2008. His strategy role encompasses strategy development for The Walt Disney Company’s worldwide broadcasting and cable programming businesses. He also oversees research, customer relationship management, media planning and franchise management.

Seymour will retain his oversight of strategy development for The Walt Disney Company’s worldwide broadcasting and cable programming businesses, as well as his supervision of research, customer relationship management, media planning and franchise management.