Shannon Ryan
Shannon Ryan

Fox Television Group chief marketing officer Shannon Ryan is moving to Disney, where she will be president of marketing for ABC Entertainment and Disney Television Studios.

Ryan had been with Fox Television Group since 2015, and before that, she served as executive vice president, marketing and communications for Fox Broadcasting Company.

At Disney, Ryan will lead marketing, publicity and communications strategies for ABC Entertainment, including media, creative, social, digital, publicity and talent relations. She will also oversee the communications and marketing teams of Disney Television Studios, which include ABC Studios, Fox 21 TV Studios and 20th Century Fox TV.

Other Fox execs who have moved over to Disney, which has acquired much of 21st Century Fox, include former 21st Century Fox president Peter Rice and Dana Walden, who was co-CEO of Fox Television Group. Rice is now chairman, Walt Disney Television and co-chair, Disney Media Networks. Walden is chairman, Disney Television Studios and ABC Entertainment.