Simon D Kenny has been named senior vice president, Europe, for Warner Bros International Television Distribution (WBITD), assuming the responsibilities of Joshua A Berger who was recently promoted to the newly created position of executive vice president and managing director, Warner Bros UK.

Based in London, Kenny will oversee WBITD's European sales force as well as being responsible for identifying equity investments, strategic alliances and co-production opportunities.

Reporting to WBIT president Jeffrey R Schlesinger, Kenny joins the company from Walt Disney Co where he worked for the last ten years, most recently as senior vice president & managing director of The Walt Disney Internet Group, a post he held since 2000. His previous posts at Disney were director, barter sales (1992-1994), vice president, TV sales, Walt Disney Television International (1994-1997) and senior vice president & managing director, Walt Disney Television International, Latin America.