Thursday, January 10, 2013

Disney New Park President's and who they are



Michael Colglazier has been named president of the Disneyland Resort.  who has overseen the development of an "Avatar"-themed attraction in Orlando, Fla., has been named to run Disneyland and Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim.


George A. Kalogridis, who will take over Feb. 1 as president of the Walt Disney World Resort. Kalogridis oversaw the development and opening of Cars Land, the 12-acre expansion of California Adventure Park that opened last summer and has significantly boosted attendance at the park. Colglazier has worked as vice president of Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park in Orlando, where Disney has been developing an attraction based on the James Cameron movie "Avatar." Construction is expected to begin this year.


Meg Crofton as president of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Operations, U.S. and France, a position she has held on an interim basis since July 2011.

"This group of Disney veterans has the knowledge and expertise needed to continue delivering on our legacy of creating unforgettable experiences that our guests have come to know and expect," Staggs said.

Read More: http://www.latimes.com/business/money/la-fi-mo-disney-new-park-president-20130109,0,3964372.story



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