Posted: Wed., Mar. 4, 2009, 9:24am PT

Disney U.K. topper leaves post

Robert Mitchell exits VP gig

By Ali Jaafar

LONDON -- Robert Mitchell, Walt Disney Co. senior VP and managing director of its U.K. operations, has ankled with immediate effect.

Mitchell will be replaced by Daniel Frigo, Disney exec VP and general manager of the studio's Europe, Middle East and Africa operations.
He will continue to be responsible for those territories.

Mitchell had been with Disney since 1991, when he was approached to help expand the studio's U.K. office.

Disney reps declined to comment on the reasons behind Mitchell's sudden departure.
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