As Country General Manager UK & Ireland, Tony has responsibility for all of The Walt Disney Company’s (TWDC) UK & Irish business and activities.
Additionally, and as Head of Studio Sales and Distribution for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Tony is responsible for the sales and distribution activities of TWDC’s theatrical and physical home entertainment business across the Region. He is in charge of the distribution of all feature films released by TWDC across EMEA including films from Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm; is responsible for the Studio’s EMEA local acquisitions strategy and has direct operational accountability for these activities in the UK/Ireland.
Tony’s career at Disney spans over twenty-two years, having joined the Company in 1995. Previously, Tony was General Manager Emerging Markets,where he had responsibility for TWDC’s operations in the Middle East, Israel, Africa, Turkey, Greece and Cyprus. He has also held a variety of finance, business planning, sales and distribution roles for both the home entertainment and theatrical businesses in Germany, Benelux and at an EMEA regional level in London.
Tony is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and is a post-graduate of University College Dublin, Ireland.