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People moves: Nick Names ex-Disney exec to new Walmart post

Nickelodeon has named former Disney Consumer Products exec Ron Johnson to the newly created position of SVP of Walmart retail development for Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products.
March 2, 2010

Nickelodeon has named former Disney Consumer Products exec Ron Johnson to the newly created position of SVP of Walmart retail development for Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products.

Based in Bentonville, Arkansas, Johnson will manage the development of the worldwide Nickelodeon retail business at Walmart and will liaise with Nick and Walmart teams to develop global retail strategies for all NVCP properties.

Prior to joining Nick, Johnson was VP/GM of the Global Walmart team at Disney Consumer Products, where he was responsible for implementing Disney’s retail strategies at the retail giant.

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Gary Rusak is a freelance writer based in Toronto. He has covered the kids entertainment industry for the last decade with a special interest in licensing, retail and consumer products. You can reach him at garyrusak@gmail.com

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