List of management of The Walt Disney Company

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This is a list of The Walt Disney Company's executive management team, both present and historical.

Board of Directors[edit]

Senior Corporate Officers[edit]

Studio Entertainment[edit]

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts[edit]

  • Robert A. "Bob" Chapek – Chairman, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
    • Executive Vice President, Global Guest Experience and Chief Financial Officer - Spencer "Spence" Neumann
      • Chief Financial Officer, Domestic Parks and Resorts - Kevin Lansberry
    • Executive Vice President, Global Marketing and Sales - Jill Estorino
    • Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Diversity and Inclusion - Tami Garcia
    • Senior Vice President, Worldwide Public Affairs - Kristin Wingard
    • Senior Vice President, Experience Planning & Integration - Joe Schott
    • Vacant – President - Walt Disney Parks and Resorts - U.S. & France
      • Michael Colglazier – President, Disneyland Resort
        • Senior Vice President, Disneyland Resort Operations - Mary Niven
          • Vice President, Disneyland Park - Kris Theiler
          • Vice President, Disney California Adventure Park & Downtown Disney - Christie Fleischer
          • Vice President, Disneyland Resort Hotel Operations & Aulani - Elliot Mills
      • George Kalogridis – President, Walt Disney World Resort
        • Senior Vice President, Downtown Disney, ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and Waterparks - Maribeth Bisienere
        • Senior Vice President, Resort Operations & Transportation Operations - Joshua D'Amaro
          • Vice President, Resort Operations - Kevin Myers
          • Vice President, Transportation Operations and Maintenance - Jim Vendur
        • Senior Vice President, Operations and Next Generation Experiences - Jim MacPhee
          • Vice President, Magic Kingdom - Dan Cockerell
          • Vice President, Epcot - Melissa Valiquette
          • Vice President, Disney's Hollywood Studios - Phil Holmes
          • Vice President, Disney's Animal Kingdom - Djuan Rivers
          • Vice President, Downtown Disney - Keith Bradford
          • Vice President, Animals, Science and Environment - Jackie Ogden, PhD
          • Vice President, Global Promotions, Disney Destinations LLC.– Greg Albrecht
      • Catherine Powell – President, Euro Disney S.C.A. Disneyland Paris
        • Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer - Daniel Delcourt
        • Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing Europe - Darlene Papalini
        • Chief of Finance - Mark Stead
        • Vice President, Public Affairs Communication Europe - François Banon
        • Vice President, Resort and Real Estate Development - Francis Borezée
        • Managing Vice President, General Counsel - Gilles Dobelle
        • Vice President, Human Resources - Daniel Dreux
        • Vice President, Revenue Management & Analytics - Julien Kauffmann
    • Bill Ernest – President and Managing Director, Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, Asia
      • Andrew Kam - Managing Director, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort
        • Chief Financial Officer - Andy Wu
        • Vice President, Park Operations - Damien Lee
        • Vice President, Hotel Operations - Peter Lowe
        • Vice President, Marketing - Maple Lee
        • Vice President, Public Affairs - Linda Choy
        • Vice President, Sales and Distribution Marketing - Terruce Wong
        • Vice President, Human Resources - Christine Wong
      • Philippe Gas - General Manager, Shanghai Disney Resort
        • Chief Financial Officer - George Gross
        • Vice President, Park Operations - Andrew Bolstein
        • Vice President, Project Controls - Michael Polay
        • Vice President, Public Affairs - Murray King
        • Vice President, Sales and Distribution Marketing - Wang Yan
        • Vice President, Human Resources - Lara Tiam
      • Toshio Kagami - Chairman and CEO, Tokyo Disney Resort (The Oriental Land Company)
        • President and Chief Operations Officer, Tokyo Disney Resort (Oriental Land Company) - Kyoichiro Uenishi
        • President of Walt Disney Attractions Japan - Nick Franklin
          • Vice President and Executive Managing Director, Walt Disney Attractions Japan - Dave Vermeulen
    • Karl Holz – President, Disney Cruise Line and President, New Vacation Operations
      • Chief Operating Officer, Disney Cruise Line - Anthony Connelly
      • Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Travel Operations, Disney Destinations and President, Walt Disney Travel Company - Kenneth Svendsen
    • Bob Weis - President, Walt Disney Imagineering
      • Executive Vice President, Business Operations and Delivery – Anthony Connelly
      • Chief Development and Delivery Executive - Craig Russell
      • Principal Creative Adviser – John Lasseter

Disney Media Networks[edit]

Disney Consumer Products & Interactive Media[edit]

  • James A. Pitaro – Chairman; President, Disney Interactive
    • Bruce Gordon - Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
    • Larry Shapiro - Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development
    • Garry Randall - Senior Vice President, Human Resources
    • Courtney Simmons - Vice President, Communications
      • Chris Heatherly - Executive Vice President, Disney Online Studios
    • Mark L. Walker, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Disney Interactive Media
    • Anne Gates - Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Disney Consumer Products
    • Josh Silverman - Executive Vice President, Global Licensing, Disney Consumer Products
    • Michael Horn - Managing Vice President, Counsel, Corporate Legal, Disney Consumer Products
    • Pamela Lifford - Executive Vice President, Global Fashion & Home, Disney Consumer Products
    • Susan Garelli - Senior Vice President Human Resources Worldwide, Disney Consumer Products
    • Gary Foster - Senior Vice President Corporate Communications, Disney Consumer Products
    • Luis Fernandez - Senior Vice President, Global Creative, Disney Consumer Products
    • J.D. Edwards - Senior Vice President, Food, Health & Beauty, Disney Consumer Products
    • Vince Klaseus - Senior Vice President, Global Toys, Disney Consumer Products
    • Garry Randall - Senior Vice President, Human Resources
    • Günther Hake - Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Disney Consumer Products and Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, China
      • Mary Beech - Vice President and General Manager, Global Studio Franchise Development
      • Lisa Avent - Vice President and General Manager, Global Television Franchise Development
      • Simon Philips - Executive Vice President and General Manager of Disney Consumer Products EMEA
        • Kazuo Nakazawa - Vice President, Disney Consumer Products, Japan
        • Robert Langer - Vice President, Disney Consumer Products, Germany/Austria/Switzerland
        • Julie Sneddon - Vice President, Disney Consumer Products and Retail, Europe, Middle East and Africa
        • Gianesin Francesca Romana - Vice President, Disney Consumer Products EMEA, Head of Softlines, Adult and Girls Consumer Segments
    • James Fielding. – President, Disney Stores Worldwide
    • Russell Hampton, Jr. – President, Disney Publishing Worldwide
  • Kyle Laughlin - Senior Vice President, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media Labs
  • Courtney Holt - Chief Executive Officer, Maker Studios

Walt Disney International[edit]

Marvel Entertainment[edit]


Chief Executive Officers[edit]

Chairman of the Board[edit]

From 1945 to 1960 Walt and Roy Disney shared the role of Chairman of the Board. Walt dropped the Chairman title in 1960 so he could focus more on the creative aspects of the company.

Vice Chairman of the Board[edit]

  • 1945–1960: Roy O. Disney
  • 1984–2003: Roy E. Disney
  • 1999–2000: Sanford Litvack (Co-Vice Chair)
  • 2000-2016: Dr. LC Williams-Johnson

Chief Operating Officers[edit]

Director Emeritus[edit]


  1. ^ Rainey, James (May 16, 2016). "Tendo Nagenda Named Executive VP of Production at Disney". Variety. Retrieved August 7, 2016. 

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