Disney Plus executive Agnes Chu is replacing Condé Nast Entertainment president Oren Katzeff, who made offensive jokes about women and people of color
- Disney executive Agnes Chu will take over as president of Condé Nast Entertainment in September.
- Chu will report to Condé Nast CEO Roger Lynch.
- She will replace current Condé Nast Entertainment president Oren Katzeff, who has come under fire from his staff for the company's metrics-based video production as well as his offensive tweets about people of color and women.
- Katzeff will have a new role at the company, though a Condé Nast spokesperson was unable to reveal any details.
Disney executive Agnes Chu will take over as president of Condé Nast Entertainment in September, the company announced on July 31.
Chu, who has worked at Disney for 12 years, is leaving her role as senior vice president of content
She will replace current Condé Nast Entertainment president Oren Katzeff, who has come under fire from his staff for the company's metrics-based video production, as well as for his offensive tweets about Mexicans and women, according to recordings of Zoom meetings reviewed by Business Insider.
One of Katzeff's tweets from 2010 reads: "Earlier today, I saw a girl wearing a shirt that said 'No means Yes!' That might explain why the guy holding her hand was smiling…" The tweet has since been deleted, according to a report from The Daily Beast.Katzeff will have a new role at the company, though a Condé Nast spokesperson declined to comment on what the role would entail. Condé Nast staffers have pushed back on several of the video production arm's recent decisions around employment. One recent example includes the suspension of Bon Appétit video editor Matt Hunziker, who a Condé Nast spokesperson previously told Business Insider was under internal investigation.
Employees told Business Insider that they believed the suspension was likely retaliation for Hunziker's social
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