For the second time this month, a senior Disney executive is heading for the exits.
The head of Disney Channels Worldwide, Carolina Lightcap, resigned from the company on Thursday after less than two years in the job overseeing the Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior cable networks.
Disney didn’t give a reason. In a statement released by the company, Lightcap said “the timing is perfect to move on to my next challenge.”
Lightcap started with Disney in Latin America and relocated to Los Angeles from Argentina for her current job. She spent 11 years with the company.
Gary Marsh, chief creative officer for Disney Channels, will take over Lightcap’s running of day-to-day operations while keeping his current role. Marsh is the creative force behind Disney Channel hits such as “Hannah Montana,” “High School Musical” and “Phineas and Ferb,” Disney/ABC television chief Anne Sweeney said in a statement.