Who is Rebecca Campbell, Disney’s new head of streaming?

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Change is in the air at Disney. Amid the novel coronavirus pandemic that has battered much of the company’s business, longtime Disney vet Rebecca Campbell is now chairman of the streaming segment, otherwise known as direct-to-consumer and international.

Campbell’s appointment comes after Kevin Mayer, the departing streaming chief and dealmaker extraordinaire, resigned to become chief executive of the massively popular short-form video app TikTok (as well as chief operating officer of ByteDance, the Chinese company that owns TikTok). Mayer was once considered Hollywood’s top choice to succeed Bob Iger as CEO, but instead the gig went to former theme parks

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