John Hardie has been appointed EMEA managing director of branded TV
for Walt Disney Television International (WDTV-I). The former commercial
director of ITV is responsible for all Disney's branded TV channels and
shows in the region. Hardie will report to David Hulbert, WDTV-I
president. The group has 40 shows in 24 countries, reaching 43 million
people per week. At ITV, Hardie oversaw the network's websites and ITV2.