Daniel Frigo hasbeen promoted to senior vice president and general manager of Europe, MiddleEast and Africa for Buena Vista International (BVI).

As of Feb 1,Frigo assumed responsibility for BVI's European operations, replacing BVIexecutive vice president and general manager of Europe Stuart Salter, who isretiring after shepherding BVI Europe for 14 years. He will continue to act asa part-time adviser.

Frigo formerlyserved as senior vice president and deputy general manager of BVI Europe andbegan his Disney career in sales and distribution in 1992.

He transferred toLondon in 1995 to work with Salter and five years later played a key role inlaunching the emerging markets home entertainment group.

"Daniel hasproven himself to be a natural leader with unending enthusiasm, who is open toprogress and change in one of the most dynamic businesses in the worldtoday," Zoradi said.

"This skillwill particularly serve him well as he meets this new challenge of leading BVIEurope to even greater heights."