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Skydance Taps Longtime Disney Exec Luis Fernández For New Role As Head Of Consumer Products

Skydance Taps Longtime Disney Exec Luis Fernández For New Role As Head Of Consumer Products

Skydance Media has named Luis Fernández, a 20-year veteran of Walt Disney, as the studio’s first head of consumer products to lead its retail, merchandise and licensee partnerships.

Fernández will be responsible for driving the creative strategy, design and franchise development for the upcoming slate of live-action feature films and television and the growing portfolio for Skydance Animation. He joins the company on the heels of an expansive multi-year partnership with Apple which includes distribution of the studio’s first features Luck and Spellbound as well as two seasons of the animated series The Search for WondLa.

“Luis has both a keen design and business sense and has been instrumental in building some of the most iconic franchises ever, and we’re thrilled to have him join the Skydance team at this pivotal time,” said Jesse Sisgold, COO, of Skydance Media and Holly Edwards, President, Skydance Animation. “He will

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