By Lillian Rizzo, and Joe Flint
Kelly Campbell, the president of Walt Disney Co. /zigman2/quotes/203410047/composite DIS +3.55% Hulu streaming platform, has resigned from her position and is in negotiations to take a senior role at Comcast Corp.’s /zigman2/quotes/209472081/composite CMCSA +4.93% NBCUniversal, people familiar with the matter said.
In a memo to staff disclosing Campbell’s departure, Rebecca Campbell, the chairman of Disney’s direct-to-consumer and international operations, said Kelly Campbell had left the company “effective immediately.” She didn’t elaborate further. The two Campbells aren’t related.
Kelly Campbell had been with Hulu for just over four years and served as president for the last 21 months. She joined Hulu as its chief marketing officer after 12 years at Alphabet Inc.’s /zigman2/quotes/205453964/composite GOOG +1.52% /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL +1.36% Google.
The talks between Kelly Campbell and NBCUniversal are still in a preliminary stage, people close to the situation said.
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