Jim Weatherson New Disney Records SVP/GM
January 9, 2007 at 10:49 AM (PT)
JIM WEATHERSON has been named Sr. VP/GM of WALT DISNEY RECORDS to replace ROBERT MARICK, who has moved to DISNEY's Consumer Products Division as VP/GM of TOYS NORTH AMERICA. WEATHERSON most recently served as Pres. of VENTURA DISTRIBUTION and previously spent 17 years in various capacities at UNIVERSAL MUSIC & VIDEO DISTRIBUTION, where he rose to Exec. VP.
WEATHERSON will be based in the company's BURBANK headquarters and report to BUENA VISTA MUSIC GROUP Exec. VP/GM DAVID AGNEW, who said, "I am extremely pleased to have JIM on board. I am confident that JIM's vast industry experience, leadership and business acumen will play a key role in the continued growth and success of WALT DISNEY RECORDS."