Disney Channels Marketing Chief Leaving

John Rood will be leaving his post as SVP of marketing for Disney Channels Worldwide after three and a half years — and a 14-year combined tenure at the Walt Disney company — to pursue new ventures.

Disney Taps John Rood As Marketing Chief

John Rood is returning to the Walt Disney Co. as head of marketing for Disney Channels Worldwide, the company announced Tuesday. Rood succeeds Richard Loomis, a nine-year Disney Channels veteran who will step down next month.