Alum Dan Cohen Named Paramount's President of Worldwide Television Licensing
YAHOO/VARIETY -- In his new role, Cohen will oversee the global licensing and distribution of all Paramount films, television series and other content across multiple platforms including mobile, pay television, broadcast, cable and subscription video-on-demand as well as emerging digital arenas. He will lead the television licensing teams in setting strategy and guiding the teams in their negotiations across the global marketplace and finding strategic distribution opportunities.
Cohen previously spent 20 years at Disney/ABC where he most recently served as executive vice president of pay television and digital sales for home entertainment and television distribution for Walt Disney Studios, where he distributed catalog and properties including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, ABC and Disney Channel to businesses around the globe.
Cohen holds a Bachelor’s in economics from Portland’s Lewis & Clark College and a Master’s in Radio and Television from San Francisco State University.