DCP Australia gets new MD

14-year veteran arrives to develop strategic plan for Australia and New Zealand.
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Disney Consumer Products has promoted John King to the position of managing director, Australia and New Zealand.

King boasts over 14 years of industry experience and arrives with a remit of driving the merchandise licensing and retail sales and marketing functions in both markets. He will have full responsibility for such categories as apparel, accessories and footwear, toys, home, stationery, food, health, beauty and pets.

“The Disney brand is synonymous with quality and innovation, and Disney products are trusted by families across Australia and New Zealand,” said James Fielding, executive VP for retail, sales and marketing for DCP. “As the business continues to expand, we are thrilled to have John King join the team, bringing with him invaluable expertise and a passion for high quality retail experiences.”

King will be based in the firm’s office in Melbourne, Australia.

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