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Streaming was always going to be a big part of Disney’s next phase, but now it’s clear that Disney Plus is truly the company’s future.
Disney announced a “strategic restructuring” of its media and entertainment divisions yesterday that position the company to more aggressively meet its audience where they are — at home, streaming shows and movies to their TV. Under the new organization, Kareem Daniel, an executive who oversaw consumer products, games and publishing, is moving from that division to oversee all of Disney Plus. It may seem odd to place a non-streaming executive in charge of streaming, but the shift seems to signal that Disney wants a less traditional approach to its entertainment and media businesses, with a focus on…tech, The Verge