David Levine

Vice President, Kids Programming, Disney Channels Europe and Africa/UK & Ireland


David Levine is Vice President, Kids Programming, Disney Channels Europe and Africa/UK &
Ireland. In this role, he is responsible for all strategic and operational aspects of kids
programming including the development of the linear and multi-platform programming strategy.
Additionally, he is responsible for determining the direction of original production and
commissions all originally produced content, acquisitions and co-productions for Disney kids
platforms. He has developed and commissioned Emmy-nominated Evermoor, First Class Chefs,
The Lodge and 101 Dalmatian Street.
David oversees programming strategy for pan-regional Disney Junior and Disney XD, reaching
over 110 countries and 70 million households. David has operational responsibility for UK &
Ireland kids programming, and regional responsibility for kids channel performance across the
region. David also serves as an Executive Sponsor of the Pride UK&I business resource group for
Disney’s LGBTQ+ employees.
A 15+ year Disney veteran, David has served in a variety of roles, including GM UK/Nordics
Disney Channels; VP/GM, Disney XD Worldwide; VP, Worldwide Programming Strategy,
Acquisitions and Co-Productions. David has been an OUTStanding/Financial Times Top 100
LGBT+ Executive for the past three years, and serves as a Trustee for anti-bullying charity
‘Ditch the Label.’