After existing Netflix in October 2020, Bryan Noon makes a triumphant return to Walt Disney starting November 22nd as the entertainment president, and he has the exciting role cut out for him.
Bryan Noon isn’t new to the Mouse House as he previously served in ABC Studios, currently known as ABC Signature as the head of finance and later as the studio’s Vice President of business affairs. He is ecstatic to embark on his role. He never got rid of his Disney security car sticker!
What Are His New Duties at Walt Disney?
Taking over from his predecessor, Craig Hunegs, who resigned in May 2021, Noon will work under the group chairman Dana Walden to head the business and production departments for Walt Disney’s content brand portfolio such as ABC Entertainment, Freeform, Hulu Originals and Onyx Collective. He will also lead the production companies 20th Television and ABC Signature.
On top of that, he will govern the performance of 20th Digital Studios, 20th Animation, Creative Acquisition, Walt Disney Television Unscripted and Alternative and Disney Television Studios Creative Talent Development.
Noon will work hand-in-hand with department leaders such as Craig Erwich, the president of ABC Entertainment and Hulu Originals, Johnnie Davis, the president of ABC Signature, Tara Duncan, the president of Freeform and Onyx Collective and Karey Burk, the president of 20th Television, to guarantee high-quality content production. Finally, he will oversee the output of Walt Disney’s animation and unscripted slates.
New Beginnings for Bryan Noon
Walden welcomes Noon with open arms and recognizes the remarkable work he did at the first-class streaming company that has earned him enormous respect from his partners and colleagues.
Thanks to his early finance career as a corporation including Universal Television and Warner Bros. Television, Noon has become an extraordinary powerhouse.