LONDON—Matthew Grossman has joined The Walt Disney Company as vice president, corporate communications, for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Grossman will be based in London and will manage Disney’s public profile with the media across EMEA, coordinate the communications for Disney’s various lines of business, provide communications counsel and guidance to Disney’s European executives, handle any crisis communications and manage internal communications.
Prior to joining Disney, Grossman was senior vice president, international, at Edelman Public Relations in Paris, counseling clients including Société Générale, Microsoft Xbox and Starbucks on French and European communications. Earlier, he was a senior VP for digital entertainment, rights and technology at Edelman in the U.S.
Before his tenure with Edelman, Grossman ran the Los Angeles communications department for the Motion Picture Association as director of corporate communications and digital strategy.