(London) – Charlie Coleman has been named Senior Vice President, Marketing EMEA, Warner Bros. Pictures, it was announced today by Julien Noble, Executive Vice President, International Marketing, Warner Bros. Pictures, to whom he will report. Charlie takes up the position September 30.
Coleman will be responsible for EMEA development and campaign oversight, leading the entire regional marketing team including strategy, media, digital, publicity, and creative, working very closely with both Burbank-based department heads and territory marketing teams.
Julien Noble said; “Charlie is a highly experienced marketing executive, incredibly creative with an amazing track record. We’ll look to his expertise to help us continue to push our strategic approach for our marketing campaigns. I’m excited for him to join us, he will be an incredible addition to our Warner Bros. team.”
Coleman has previously worked across various roles, businesses and geographies at The Walt Disney Company for nearly 20 years. His most recent role was Vice President & Managing Director, Franchise Management for The Walt Disney Company, EMEA.
He started at Buena Vista International in the UK and subsequently the European Regional Office, where he worked on impactful marketing campaigns for such varied titles as “Kill Bill Vol.1” and “Vol. 2,” “The Incredibles” and “Calendar Girls.” He then moved to Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures in Los Angeles, leading the international marketing partnerships function, delivering promotional campaigns across titles such as “Ratatouille,” “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” and “Up.” After returning to London he has run some of Disney’s key franchises and brands for the region. In addition, he has led Corporate Brand Management in Europe as well as the cross divisional partnerships team to deliver campaigns for the company’s Disney, Marvel, Pixar and Star Wars titles.
Alongside his marketing roles, Coleman was also Executive Sponsor of Women@Disney, UK & Ireland, an employee-led resource group. A graduate of the University of Manchester in the UK, he is also a member of BAFTA.