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Disney moves 'dynamic' leaders to run high profile resorts
POSTED 30 Sep 2019 . BY Andy Knaggs
Disney has made changes to the leadership of both Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort Credit: Shutterstock
Disney has announced a number of high profile executive moves, with Disneyland Resort head Josh D'Amaro taking on leadership at Walt Disney World Resort, while Rebecca Campbell, most recently head of operations for Disney in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, replaces D'Amaro at Disneyland Resort.

D'Amaro has only been at Disneyland Resort since March 2018, during which time he oversaw the launch of the Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge expansion, and a US$10m (€9.1m, £8.1m) childcare assistance programme for all cast members. At Walt Disney World Resort, he replaces George A. Kalogridis, who is to take on a new role as president of Disney Segment Development and Enrichment, responsible for developing strategic and operational business initiatives, while also developing and scaling best practice across sites and lines of business.

Kalogridis, who was a cast member at Walt Disney World's opening day in 1971 and has been with the company for 48 years, will also lead the Disney Institute and serve as a strategic advisor to park operators.

Campbell will relocate from London to Anaheim to take up her new position. She was also previously president of the ABC-owned Television Station Group and ABC Daytime.

A further change announced sees Michael Colglazier, who leads the Disney parks and resorts in Asia, add Disneyland Paris to his portfolio as he assumes a new title: president and managing director of Disney Parks International.

Announcing the personnel moves, which will take effect in November, Bob Chapek, chair of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, said: "This is one of the most exciting times in the history of Disney parks, and I am thrilled that these dynamic leaders will be at the helm of Disneyland and Walt Disney World during this period of unprecedented expansion."
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Disney moves 'dynamic' leaders to run high profile resorts
POSTED 30 Sep 2019 . BY Andy Knaggs
Disney has made changes to the leadership of both Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort Credit: Shutterstock
Disney has announced a number of high profile executive moves, with Disneyland Resort head Josh D'Amaro taking on leadership at Walt Disney World Resort, while Rebecca Campbell, most recently head of operations for Disney in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, replaces D'Amaro at Disneyland Resort.

D'Amaro has only been at Disneyland Resort since March 2018, during which time he oversaw the launch of the Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge expansion, and a US$10m (€9.1m, £8.1m) childcare assistance programme for all cast members. At Walt Disney World Resort, he replaces George A. Kalogridis, who is to take on a new role as president of Disney Segment Development and Enrichment, responsible for developing strategic and operational business initiatives, while also developing and scaling best practice across sites and lines of business.

Kalogridis, who was a cast member at Walt Disney World's opening day in 1971 and has been with the company for 48 years, will also lead the Disney Institute and serve as a strategic advisor to park operators.

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Announcing the personnel moves, which will take effect in November, Bob Chapek, chair of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, said: "This is one of the most exciting times in the history of Disney parks, and I am thrilled that these dynamic leaders will be at the helm of Disneyland and Walt Disney World during this period of unprecedented expansion."
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