Doug Miller has been appointed managing director, Walt Disney Television International (Asia Pacific), having been senior vice president and general sales manager of Buena Vista International Television for Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Miller will be responsible for all television activities throughout the Asia Pacific region, including Australia, China and India but excluding Japan and will report directly to David Hulbert, president of Walt Disney Television International (WDTV-I).

As such, Miller will oversee the seven Disney Channels in Asian and over thirty branded time slots, the sales and distribution of programming to WDTV-I's equity ventures, including, the movie network (Australia) and its ongoing business development opportunities.

"Asia Pacific is a region that represents tremendous scope for growth in both our branded and non-branded businesses," said Hulbert. "As the marketplace becomes ever more competitive, Doug has the insight to ensure that we maximise value from our existing partnerships while ensuring that we are strategically positioned, having the organisational structure in place to take advantage of the opportunities the region presents."