Deborah Dugan


Deborah Dugan is the Chief Executive Officer of (RED). (RED) is a charity designed to engage businesses and consumer power to help eliminate AIDS in Africa. Deborah formerly served as President of Disney Publishing Worldwide, generating $1.8 billion in global retail sales. During her eight years with Disney, she oversaw 275 magazines and published more than 4,000 new book titles. She developed The Cheetah Girls, Artemis Fowl, acquired Baby Einstein, and launched Disney English language learning programs throughout Asia.

Deborah comes to (RED) after serving as Senior Advisor to the Tribeca Enterprises Board. Tribeca Enterprises is a diversified global media company based in New York and established in 2003 by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal, and Craig Hatkoff. The company operates branded entertainment businesses, including the Tribeca Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival International, Tribeca Cinemas, and Tribeca Film. Deborah spearheaded Tribeca’s investment in a for-profit digital production college in Chicago, Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy.