Disney’s new chief Rich Ross friendly with Israel [VIDEO]

Rich Ross, the former head of The Disney Channel and newly appointed movie chief for the Walt Disney Company recently spoke to Israel’s Channel 10 about the September 2009 launch of The Disney Channel in Israel. For the report, an Israeli news crew visited the set of Disney’s hit show “The Suite Life of Zack and Cody” before meeting with Ross, the executive responsible for the cable channel’s hugely successful franchises, “High School Musical” and “Hannah Montana.”

In his new post as head of worldwide production, distribution and marketing for Disney, Ross becomes movie chief for Disney’s many film labels, including Walt Disney, Touchstone, Miramax and Disney/Pixar.