Former Disney 12-year-old Agnieszka Chu is leaving as Disney Plus’ head of media and entertainment to join Condy Nast as senior VP of content.
Chu will take over as president of Condy Nast Entertainment in September 2020, Roger Lynch, CEO of Condy Nast, will report. There is no immediate word on the Disney for Chur replacement, who will work with Ricky Strauss, president of Disney Plus content and marketing, on a conversion plan next month.
With the Chur appointment, current CNE president Oren Katzeff is taking on a new role in the company, according to a spokesman for Candy Nest, who has no details on what Katzeff’s new role will be. Candzef, who joined the organization in November 2018, went on fire last month after allegations of racial discrimination in the video section of Condডে Nast.
As head of Condy Nest Entertainment, Chu will oversee the expansion of the digital video, TV and film division and its dedicated brand studios for New Yorker, Wired, GQ, Vogue and Vanity Fair.
“Agencies is a rare creative executive that can utilize both vision and management skills to produce culture-defined content and audience experiences,” Lynch said during his rental announcement.
Referring to Disney Plus, Lynch added, “His leadership has been instrumental in the success of one of the biggest media launches in the last decade, and we’re delighted to be joining him and helping our brand and audience continue to grow through the power of video.” Storytelling. “
As the SVP of Disney Plus content, F monitors the slate, scripted, undefined and animated origins of the streaming service’s premium features. Disney Plus collected 19 Emmy nominations earlier this week – including 15 for “The Mandorurian” alone. Chu worked with Walt Disney Studios, Walt Disney Television, Pixar, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm and National Geographic to develop the Disney Plus content lineup.
Chu said in a statement, “The storyteller has the ability to move, to stimulate conversation, and to influence our culture indigenously around the world, creating a responsibility that is especially important today.” “Condo Nest’s premium brands always inspire me, allowing me access to new vantage points and what’s possible. I look forward to working with Rogers, editors and great teams to build the company’s incredible legacy and expand its significant content across all platforms.”
F first joined Disney in 2006 and played a variety of roles in the company as VP of the CEO of Walt Disney Imaging and Bob Eiser, the former CEO of Disney. He started out at Disney / ABC Television Group in digital short-form development and production, reaching out to present and daytime programming at ABC Entertainment.
Prior to his career, F worked in documentary production, with credits to “Enron: The Smartest Guys of the Room” and “The Blues”, a seven-film series on PBS, with directors Martin Scorsese, Clint Eastwood and Alex Gibbon.
Ch holds a bachelor’s degree in art, film and visual studies from Harvard and an MBA from Columbia Business School. He is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.