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Tehmina Jaffer Named Head of Business Affairs for Disney Branded Television

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Disney Branded Television said it hired Tehmina Jaffer as executive vice president of business affairs.

Jaffer returns to Disney, where she was senior vice president of business affairs for Disney Plus. Most recently, she was President of Business Affairs and Operations at Anonymous Content.

As part of the new Disney Branded Television team led by President Ayo Davis, Jaffer will oversee contract negotiations and administration for live-action Disney Television Animation and Disney Branded Television content created for Disney Plus, Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior.

She succeeds Adina Savin, who led the business affairs of the division for nearly 23 years.

“I am thrilled to welcome Tehmina back to Disney and the Disney Branded Television team,” Davis said. “His strong leadership and extensive experience across a variety of content and streaming businesses will be extremely valuable as we continue to evolve our best production for kids and family.”

Prior to Disney Plus, Jaffer held positions at Netflix and NBCUniversal, as well as ABC Studios.

“Disney Branded Television is the force behind some of the most beloved characters and stories of all time, and I couldn’t be more excited to join Ayo and the team as they develop a truly ambitious new slate of content for resonate with audiences across all platforms and around the world,” Jaffer said.