Disney Taps Former Apple Exec To Lead Its New Streaming Service Push

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Kevin Swint, a tech executive whose past roles include heading up the movie group at Apple iTunes, has joined Disney to lead the media company’s much-ballyhooed, Netflix-rivaling streaming service, Deadline has confirmed. A veteran exec at Samsung, Walmart and Apple, Swint will be senior VP and GM of the still-unnamed service, reporting to Michael Paull, who left Amazon for BAMTech last year. The streaming service got a major push in 2017, as Disney CEO Bob Iger finally…