Kakhaber Abashidze is the Country Manager for The Walt Disney Company CEE, including the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) , having been appointed to the role in April 2019. Kakhaber is responsible for Disney’s channels, direct to consumer and theatrical operations in the region.  

Kakhaber joined Disney in 2008 as Vice President, Channel Distribution covering Italy, Iberia, CEE, Africa and Emerging Markets. In addition to his channel distribution remit, Kakhaber had expanded the responsibility of leading Disney’s media distribution activities as General Manager for Türkiye, Greece, Israel, Middle East and Africa.  

Prior to joining Disney, Kakhaber served in commercial leadership roles at Jetix Europe before taking on the position of Regional Manager of Fox International Channels.

View more Leadership