Josh D'Amaro to become new President Walt Disney World Resort

Sep 25, 2019 in "The Walt Disney Company"

Posted: Wednesday September 25, 2019 3:29pm ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Disney is once again shaking up its leadership structure, with Josh D'Amaro set to become the new President, Walt Disney World Resort.

Current Walt Disney World Resort President George Kalogridis will take on a new role of President Disney Segment Development and Enrichment. He will also lead the Disney Institute.

Josh D'Amaro has most recently been President, Disneyland Resort, but has previously held the post of Vice President Disney's Animal Kingdom and head of Resorts & Transportation at Walt Disney World.

Taking over from Josh at Disneyland is Rebecca Campbell, who most recently was president of Europe, Middle East and Africa for the company's direct-to-consumer and international segment.

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tmthomas52Dec 09, 2019

No but I think he did have enough drinks to ask why is hotel room was $800 ;)

RSoxNo1Dec 09, 2019

Did he tell him to stop with advanced bookings and return to 60-90 day dining reservations and legacy Fastpass rules?

WED PuristDec 07, 2019

"All of this has happened before, and it will happen again."

tmthomas52Dec 07, 2019

Cousin met Josh D’Amaro out tonight at the Enchanted Rose at Grand Floridian. Said he spent over 45 minutes talking to him and that he was hilarious. Good to see him out and about on property.

Liberty6Oct 22, 2019

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/kevin-mayer-disneys-fox-acquisition-new-streaming-service-1169862 He closed the Fox deal according to this article.

RSoxNo1Oct 22, 2019

I believe Mayer was heavily involved in the Fox deal as well.

LilofanOct 21, 2019

Odd that his past working history before Disney is that he worked for Playboy. He probably took part in those infamous centerfold bunny parties Hugh Hefner had at the Playboy mansion. But in his most recent write up, Mayer working for Playboy is not in his resume. 😒

RteetzOct 21, 2019

Kevin is the head of Disney streaming aka Disney+

NoChesterHesterOct 21, 2019

Haven’t heard of Kevin. Do you have a good opinion of him?

jpedenOct 02, 2019

Yes - there is a thread on this as well.

aladdin2007Oct 02, 2019

popcorn buckets went up to 12

wannabeBelleOct 02, 2019

As a side note I heard that the pricing on some items has gone up. Mickey Bars and the refillable mugs were among the items I heard mentioned. Can anyone confirm this? Marie

jpedenOct 02, 2019

You think Josh can figure out why we’re paying $6 for a Mickey Bar now? Because that sure as hell isn’t more Disney, more family, or more timeless.

SirwalterraleighOct 01, 2019

Nobody expects you to remember “the little people”...only make sure you have the managers of the sweatshops that make your low quality product in China over for brunch 😉