Published May 21, 2019

Ben Sherwood Former Co-chairman of Disney Media Networks added to #GLS19 Faculty


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Ben Sherwood will be joining the faculty for the 2019 Global Leadership Summit.


Ben Sherwood will be joining the GLS19 faculty.

Ben Sherwood

Former Co-Chairman, Disney Media Networks; Former President, Disney ABC Television; Best-Selling Author

Ben Sherwood served as Co-Chairman of Disney Media Networks and President of Disney ABC Television Group from 2014 to 2019. Sherwood oversaw a portfolio of global entertainment and news properties, including the ABC Television Network, ABC News, ABC-owned television stations, the Disney Channels Worldwide, Freeform, and Disney’s ownership interest in Hulu and AETN, including History Channel, Lifetime and A+E.

At Disney/ABC, Sherwood managed a 12-billion-dollar business with 12,000 employees responsible for the creation of more than 25,000 hours of original content every year.

An award-winning journalist and best-selling author of both non-fiction and fiction books, Sherwood’s articles and essays have appeared in many publications including The New York Times, The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, and Newsweek.


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