List of management of The Walt Disney Company

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

Board of directorsEdit

Senior corporate officersEdit

Disney Studios ContentEdit

  • Alan Bergman and Alan F. Horn – Chairmen, Studios Content
    • Steve Asbell – President, Production, 20th Century Studios
      • Randi Hiller – Executive Vice President, Casting
      • Philip Steuer – President, Production
    • Asad Ayaz – President, Marketing
    • Sean Bailey – President, Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production
      • Randi Hiller – Executive Vice President, Casting
      • Vanessa Morrison – President, Streaming
      • Philip Steuer – President, Production
    • Robert Baird – Co-President, 20th Century Animation
    • Steve Bardwil – Deputy General Counsel
    • Bernardine Brandis – Executive Vice President, Business Affairs
    • Louis D'Esposito – Co-President, Marvel Studios
    • Pete Docter – Chief Creative Officer, Pixar Animation Studios
    • Kevin Feige – President, Marvel Studios and Chief Creative Officer, Marvel
    • Stephen Gilula – Co-Chairman, Searchlight Pictures
    • Robert Johnson – Senior Vice President, Labor Relations
    • Kathleen Kennedy – President, Lucasfilm
    • Jennifer Lee – Chief Creative Officer, Walt Disney Animation Studios
    • Jeff Miller – President, Operations
    • Jim Morris – President, Pixar Animation Studios
      • Andrew Millstein – Co-President, 20th Century Animation
    • Paul Roeder – Senior Vice President, Global Communications
    • Thomas Schumacher – President & Producer, Disney Theatrical Group
    • Paul Shurgot – Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
    • Clark Spencer – President, Walt Disney Animation Studios
    • Cathleen Taff – President, Production Services, Franchise Management, and Multicultural Engagement
    • Nancy Utley – Co-Chairman, Searchlight Pictures
    • Jamie Voris – Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
    • Carolyn Wilson – Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Disney General Entertainment ContentEdit

  • Peter Rice – Chairman, General Entertainment Content
    • Steve Chung – Chief Legal Officer
    • Sonia Coleman – Senior Vice President of Human Resources
    • Charissa Gilmore – Head of Communications
    • James Goldston – President, ABC News
      • Eric Avram – Vice President, Talent, Booking and ABC News Specialized Units
      • Marc Burstein – Senior Executive Producer, Special Events
      • Michael Corn – Senior Executive Producer, Good Morning America
      • Stacia Philips Deshishku – Vice President and General Manager, ABC Audio
      • Justin Dial – Senior Executive Producer, ABC News Live
      • Wendy Fisher – Vice President, News Gathering
      • Galen Gordon – Senior Vice President, Talent Strategy and Development
        • Mary Noonan – Vice President, Talent and Development
      • Beth Hoppe – Senior Vice President, Long Form
      • Terry Hurlbutt – Vice President and Executive Editor, ABC News Digital
      • Almin Karamehmedovic – Executive Producer, ABC World News Tonight
      • Hilary Estey McLoughlin – Senior Executive Producer, The View and Non-Fiction Content
      • Derek Medina – Executive Vice President
      • Robert Murphy – Vice President, Administration
      • Marie Nelson – Senior Vice President, Integrated Content Strategy
      • Kerry Smith – Senior Vice President, Editorial Quality
      • Julie Townsend – Vice President, Communications
      • Chris Vlasto – Senior Executive Producer, Investigations
    • Trisha Husson – Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Operations
      • Bob Barron – Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Disney Television Studios
      • David Cobb – Senior Vice President, Finance, Disney Branded Television
      • Peter DiCecco – Senior Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs, Music
      • Greg Richart – Senior Vice President, Finance and Business Planning
      • Karen Sack – Executive Vice President, Finance, FX Networks
      • Marc Sandman – Senior Vice President, Labor Relations
    • John Landgraf – Chairman, FX
      • Stephanie Gibbons – President, Marketing
      • Eric Schrier – President, FX Entertainment
        • Gina Balian – Co-President, Original Programming
        • Nick Grad – Co-President, Original Programming
          • Jonathan Frank – Executive Vice President, Current Programming and FX Productions
        • Kelly Cline – Executive Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs
        • Sharon Klein – Executive Vice President, Casting
          • Michael Katcher – Vice President, Casting
      • John Solberg – Executive Vice President, Communications
    • Gary Marsh – President and Chief Creative Officer, Disney Branded Television
      • Marc Buhaj – Senior Vice President, Programming and General Manager, Disney XD
      • Ayo Davis – Executive Vice President, Creative Development and Strategy
        • Jonas Agin – Vice President, Original Series
        • Vicki Ariyasu – Senior Vice President, Educational Resource Group
        • Theresa Helmer – Executive Director, Integrated Content Strategy
        • Lauren Kisilevsky – Vice President, Original Movies
        • Kory Lunsford – Vice President, Current Series
        • Dan Silver – Vice President, Originals, Unscripted Content
        • Judy Taylor – Senior Vice President, Casting & Talent Relations
      • Jane Gould – Senior Vice President, Consumer Insights and Programming Strategy, Disney Channels
      • Phil Guerini – Vice President, Music Strategy and General Manager, Radio Disney Networks
        • Ivan Heredia – Vice President, Marketing
      • Susette Hsiung – Executive Vice President, Network Production Management and Operations, Disney Channels
      • Jayanta Jenkins – Head of Content Marketing, Disney+ and General Entertainment
      • Nancy Kanter – Executive Vice President, Content and Creative Strategy, Disney Channels
        • Joe D'Ambrosia – Senior Vice President, Original Programming and General Manager, Disney Junior
        • Meredith Roberts – Senior Vice President/General Manager, Television Animation
      • Adina L. Savin – Executive Vice President, Business Affairs, Disney Channels
    • Courteney Monroe – President, National Geographic Content
      • Jayanta Jenkins – Head of Content Marketing, Disney+ and General Entertainment
    • Dana Walden – Chairman of Entertainment, Walt Disney Television
      • Karey Burke – President, ABC Entertainment
        • William Burton – Senior Vice President, Daytime, Sports and Syndicated Development/Production
        • Vicki Dummer – Head of Current Series Programming
        • Andy Kubitz – Executive Vice President, Programming Strategy
        • Robert Mills – Senior Vice President, Alternative Series, Specials & Late-Night Programming
        • Brian Morewitz – Senior Vice President, Head of Drama Development
        • Simran Sethi – Executive Vice President, Development and Content Strategy
        • John Villacorta – Senior Vice President, Talent and Casting
          • Brenda Kelly Grant – Vice President, Talent and Casting
        • Erin Wehrenberg – Senior Vice President, Network Comedy
      • Tara Duncan – President, Freeform
        • Kristen Andersen – Vice President, Communications
        • Lynn Barrie – Senior Vice President, Original Programming and Development
        • Jayne Bieber – Senior Vice President, Production Management and Operations
        • Elizabeth Boykewich – Senior Vice President, Casting and Talent
        • Casey Brickner – Vice President, Creative, Branding and Design
        • Jamila Hunter – Senior Vice President, Current Series and Alternative Programming
      • Craig Erwich – Senior Vice President, Originals, Hulu
      • Craig Hunegs – President, Disney Television Studios
        • Carolyn Cassidy – President, 20th Television
          • Jennifer Gwartz – Executive Vice President, Development, Comedy and Drama
            • Cheryl Dolins – Senior Vice President, Head of Comedy Development
            • Michelle Mendelovitz – Senior Vice President, Head of Drama Development
          • Dan Kupetz – Executive Vice President, Business Affairs and Operations
          • Dana Sharpless – Senior Vice President, Head of Current Programming, Drama
          • Steve Sicherman – Senior Vice President, Head of Current Programming, Comedy
        • Jonnie Davis – President, ABC Signature
          • Stephanie Leifer – Executive Vice President, Current Programming
          • Dawn Solér – Senior Vice President, TV Music
          • Josh Sussman – Executive Vice President, Business Operations
          • Carol Turner – Executive Vice President, Production and Post-Production
          • Tracy Underwood – Executive Vice President, Creative Affairs
            • Melanie Frankel – Senior Vice President, Comedy Development
              • Kellyn Parker – Vice President, Comedy Development
            • Susan Lewis – Senior Vice President and Head of Drama Development
        • Sharon Klein – Executive Vice President, Casting
          • Jonathan Bluman – Head of Casting, ABC Signature
            • Dylann Brander Gunning – Vice President, Casting
          • Lindsey Kasabian – Head of Casting, Touchstone Television
            • Kim Williams – Vice President, Casting
          • Stephanie Levinson – Head of Casting, 20th Television
        • Tim McNeal – Head of Creative Talent Development & Inclusion Team
        • Bert Salke – President, Touchstone Television
          • Carlos W. Williams – Executive Vice President, Business Operations
        • Sarah Shepard – Vice President, Disney+ Originals – Scripted
      • Shannon Ryan – President, Content Marketing, Hulu and General Entertainment
        • Chris Alexander – Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications and Publicity, Disney Television Studios
        • Naomi Bulochnikov-Paul – Senior Vice President, Communications, ABC Entertainment
        • Jill Gershman – Senior Vice President, Marketing Creative, ABC Entertainment
        • Erin Weir – Senior Vice President, Marketing Strategy, ABC Entertainment

ESPN and Sports ContentEdit

  • James Pitaro – Chairman, ESPN and Sports Content
    • Chara-Lynn Aguiar – Vice President, Strategy and Office of the Chairman
    • Stephanie Druley – Executive Vice President, Event and Studio Production
    • Laura Gentile – Senior Vice President, Marketing & Social Media
    • Thomas Hennessy – Senior Vice President, Finance
    • Rob King – Senior Vice President, Editor-At-Large
    • Chris LaPlaca – Senior Vice President, Communications
    • Burke Magnus – Executive Vice President, Programming and Original Content
    • Kevin Merida – Senior Vice President and Editor-in-Chief, The Undefeated
    • Diane Morse – Chief Counsel
    • Paul Richardson – Senior Vice President, Human Resources
    • Tina Thornton – Senior Vice President, Content Operations
    • Mark Walker – Senior Vice President, Content Business Development and Innovation
    • Norby Williamson – Executive Vice President and Executive Editor

Disney Media and Entertainment DistributionEdit

  • Kareem Daniel – Chairman, Media and Entertainment Distribution
    • Rebecca Campbell – Chairman, Direct-to-Consumer
      • Kelly Campbell – President, Hulu
        • Rojeh Avanesian – Senior Vice President, Finance
        • Chadwick Ho – Senior Vice President and General Counsel
        • Tom Kneafsey – Vice President, Human Resources
        • Jaya Kolhatkar – Chief Data Officer
        • Annie Luo – Senior Vice President, Business Development and Operations
        • Gaude Lydia Paez – Senior Vice President, Head of Corporate Communications
        • Dan Phillips – Chief Technology Officer
        • Patrizio Spagnoletto – Senior Vice President, Growth Marketing
      • Aaron LaBerge – Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
      • Michael Paull – President, Disney Streaming Services
        • Joe Inzerillo – Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
        • Eric Lieberman – Senior Vice President, Chief Counsel
        • Laura Evans – Senior Vice President, Analytics & Insights
        • Alisa Bowen – Senior Vice President of Operations
        • Judy Schwab – Vice President, Human Resources
        • Jessica Casano-Antonellis – Vice President, Communications
        • Molly Brady – Vice President, Customer Acquisition
        • Jordan Rosen – Senior Vice President, Partner Platform Services & Business Development
        • Jerrell Jimerson – Senior Vice President, Product Management & UX
          • Michael Cerda – Vice President, Product, Disney+
        • Russell Wolff – Executive Vice President and General Manager, ESPN+
          • Barry Tishgart – Senior Vice President & General Manager, Hockey
      • Ricky Strauss – President, Programming and Content Curation, Disney+ and Hulu
        • Matt Brodlie – Senior Vice President, International Content Development
        • Joe Earley – Executive Vice President, Marketing and Operations
        • Tehmina Jaffer – Senior Vice President, Business Affairs
    • Justin Connolly – President, Disney Platform Distribution
    • Rita Ferro – President, Disney Advertising Sales
    • Debra O'Connell – Chairman, Disney Networks Group

Disney International OperationsEdit

  • Rebecca Campbell – Chairman, International Operations
    • Linda Bagley – Deputy General Counsel
    • Karen Hobson – Senior Vice President, Communications
    • Jan Koeppen – President, The Walt Disney Company EMEA
      • Kakhaber Abashidze – Country Manager and Media Head, The Walt Disney Company Russia & CIS and Central & Eastern Europe
      • Paolo Agostinelli – Senior Vice President, Affiliate Distribution
      • Manuel Alduy – Senior Vice President, Content Sales and Development
      • Simon Amselem – Country Manager, The Walt Disney Company Spain, Portugal and Africa and Head of Media, Spain
      • Deborah Armstrong – Senior Vice President, Advertising Sales, Brand Partnerships, Media Communications, National Geographic and The Walt Disney Company EMEA
      • Simon Bailey – Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
      • Luke Bradley-Jones – Senior Vice President, Direct To Consumer and General Manager, Disney+ EMEA
      • Tony Chambers – Senior Vice President, Studio Distribution, The Walt Disney Company EMEA and Country Manager UK & Ireland
      • Roger Crotti – Country Manager and Head of Studio Distribution, The Walt Disney Company Germany, Switzerland & Austria
      • Marco De Ruiter – Country Manager and Head of Media, The Walt Disney Company Belgium, Netherlands & Luxembourg
      • Hélène Etzi – Country Manager and Head of Media, The Walt Disney Company France
      • Daniel Frigo – Country Manager & Head of Studio Distribution, The Walt Disney Company Italy and Country Manager Turkey, Israel & Greece
      • Sasha Haines – Chief Regional Counsel
      • Lee Jury – Senior Vice President, Studio & Integrated Marketing
      • Diego Londono – Executive Vice President, Media Networks and Content
        • Liam Keelan – Vice President, Original Productions, Television
      • François Masson – Vice President, Human Resources
      • Nami Patel – Senior Vice President, Business Development & Strategy
      • Amy Phillips – Vice President, Corporate Communications & Social Responsibility
      • Hans van Rijn – Country Manager and Head of Media, The Walt Disney Company Nordics
    • Diego Lerner – President, The Walt Disney Company Latin America
      • Cristina Giosa – Chief Marketing Officer
      • Maitena de Amorrortu – VP Press and Corporate Communication
      • Federico Alaman – General Manager, The Walt Disney Company México
        • David Chávez – Marketing Leader
        • Tania Cacique – Sr. Press and Corporate Communication Manager
      • Hernán Estrada – General Manager, The Walt Disney Company Brazil
        • Claudia Neufeld – Marketing Leader
        • Camila Di Monaco – Sr. Press and Corporate Communication Manager
    • Jim Lygopoulos – Senior Vice President, Human Resources
    • Uday Shankar – President, The Walt Disney Company Asia Pacific and Chairman, Star & Disney India
      • Prateek Garg – Head of Corporate Development
      • Sanjay Jain – Chief Financial Officer
      • Luke Kang – Executive Vice President, Managing Director, North Asia
      • K Madhavan – Managing Director, Star & Disney India
        • Gaurav Banerjee – President & Head, Hindi and English Entertainment, Star India
        • Nitin Bawankule – Head of Ad Sales
        • Sanjog Gupta – CEO, Star Sports, Star India
        • Gurjeev Singh Kapoor – President, TV Distribution, India and International
        • Kevin Vaz – CEO, Regional Entertainment, Star India
      • Amita Maheshwari – Head of Human Resources
      • Chafic Najia – Senior Vice President, Managing Director, Middle East
      • Sunil Rayan – President and Head of Disney+ Hotstar
      • Kylie Warson-Wheeler – Senior Vice President, Managing Director, Australia & New Zealand
    • Justin Warbrooke – Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Disney Parks, Experiences and ProductsEdit

  • Josh D'Amaro – Chairman, Disney Parks, Experiences and Products
    • Jill Estorino – President and Managing Director, Disney Parks International
      • Philippe Gas – President & Managing Director, Walt Disney Attractions Japan and Disneyland International
      • Michael Moriarty – Managing Director, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort
        • Tim Sypko – Senior Vice President, Operations
        • Cindy Chow – Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
        • Wai Quen Chan – Vice President, Human Resources
        • Anita Lai – Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs
        • Daisy Sit – Vice President, Marketing
        • Annie Wharmby – Executive Director, Entertainment and Costuming
        • Rita Tang – Assistant Chief Counsel - Head of Legal
        • Leon Chan – Executive Director, Technology and Digital
      • Natacha Rafalski – Présidente of Disneyland Paris
        • Grégoire Champetier – Senior Vice President, Commercial
        • Daniel Delcourt – Senior Vice President, Operations
          • Angela Bliss – Vice President, Communications & Public Affairs
          • Guillaume Da Cunha – Vice President, Human Resources
          • Gilles Dobelle – Deputy Chief Counsel, Legal and European Affairs
          • Boris Solbach – Vice President, Business Strategy Finance & CFO
          • Jon Wood – Vice President, Technology
      • Joe Schott – President and General Manager, Shanghai Disney Resort
        • Andrew Bolstein – Senior Vice President, Operations
    • Tami Garcia – Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Diversity and Inclusion
    • Margaret Giacalone – Chief Counsel
    • Alannah Hall-Smith – Senior Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs
    • George Kalogridis – President, Segment Development and Enrichment
    • Kevin Lansberry – Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
    • Tilak Mandadi – Executive Vice President, Digital and Chief Technology Officer
    • Thomas Mazloum – President, Disney Signature Experiences
    • Helen Pak – Senior Vice President, Creative – Marketing Design and Content
    • Ken Potrock – President, Disneyland Resort
    • Jeff Vahle – President, Walt Disney World Resort
      • Maribeth Bisienere – Senior Vice President, Resorts, Transportation, and Premium Services
        • Alison Armor – Vice President, Transportation Operations
        • Mahmud Dhanani – Vice President, Resorts
      • Rosalyn Durant – Senior Vice President, Disney Springs, ESPN Wide World of Sports and Water Parks
        • Faron Kelley – Vice President, Sports and Water Parks
        • Matt Simon – Vice President, Disney Springs
      • Jim MacPhee – Senior Vice President, Operations
    • Bob Weis – President, Walt Disney Imagineering
      • Barbara Bouza – President, Business Operations, Design & Delivery
    • Stephanie Young – President, Consumer Products, Games and Publishing
      • Tasia Filippatos – Senior Vice President, Consumer Products Commercialization, EMEA
      • Mahesh Samat – Executive Vice President, Asia Pacific

Chairman of the BoardEdit

Walt Disney resigned as chairman sometime before 1960 so he could focus more on the creative aspects of the company. He remained a member of the board of directors and an employee with the title "executive producer in charge of all production."[1] The chairman office was vacant until 1964.

Vice Chairman of the BoardEdit

PresidentsEdit

Director EmeritusEdit

Executive ChairmanEdit

Chief Executive OfficersEdit

Chief Operating OfficersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bambi in Business Woods, But Big Bad Wolf at Bank". Cincinnati Enquirer. June 6, 1964. ProQuest 1884516710.
  2. ^ "Disney to Quit Post at Studio". Los Angeles Times. September 11, 1945.
  3. ^ "Walt Disney Productions Re-Elects Officers, Board". Boxoffice. February 10, 1951. ProQuest 1529413717.
  4. ^ "Roy Disney Named Chairman Of Walt Disney Productions". The Wall Street Journal. November 23, 1964. ProQuest 132868204.
  5. ^ "Disney to Quit Post at Studio". Los Angeles Times. September 11, 1945.
  6. ^ "Disney to Quit Post at Studio". Los Angeles Times. September 11, 1945.
  7. ^ "Walt Disney Productions Lifts Fiscal Year's Profit to Record". The New York Times. November 16, 1968.

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