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Netflix puts former Disney executive Anne Sweeney on its board
Netflix puts former Disney executive Anne Sweeney on its board

Anne Sweeney, the former co-chair of Disney Media Networks and president of Disney/ABC Television Group, has joined Netflix’s board of directors. Sweeney’s addition to the board was announced Monday, along with that of Brad Smith, executive vice president and general counsel at Microsoft Corp. “We look forward to benefiting from Brad and Anne’s perspective as we continue to build our global Internet TV network,” said Netflix CEO Reed Hastings. Until she stepped down from Walt Disney Co. in January, Sweeney had overseen the company's cable, broadcast and satellite properties around the world since 2004, as the network was about to find...

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