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Former Disney exec Seth A. Davis named president at Stern Pinball

Stern Pinball, Inc. is looking toward its future

The company hired Seth A. Davis to serve as president, assuming the role previously held by founder Gary Stern.

Davis joins the company from The Walt Disney Co. where he most recently served on the Disney Streaming executive team responsible for the launch of Disney+ and ESPN+. Davis will report to Gary Stern who will continue to serve as chairman and CEO at Stern Pinball. Dave Peterson will continue to serve as vice chairman and executive vice president.

Among his increasingly senior roles at Disney, Davis served as general manager for PC and console games, and as head of product management, connected experiences consumer technology at Disney Imagineering.