Jeff Vahle Named As The New President of Walt Disney World Resort
There’s been a shake-up over at The Walt Disney Company this afternoon. Kevin Mayer previous head of direct-to-consumer and international for Walt Disney has decided to move to Tik-Tok. As a result, various other executive positions have been moved around today.
Here’s a quick overview
- Josh D’ Amaro who has been standing in as President of Disney World is now taking over as Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products.
- Rebecca Campbell, current President at Disneyland Resort will be moving into the spot vacated by Mayer.
- Jeff Vahle president of Disney Signature Services will now be the President of Walt Disney World.
At Disney Cruise Line Jeff was responsible for the entire business including all four ships (Disney Magic, Disney Wonder, Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy) as well as operations at Castaway Cay (Disney’s private island in the Bahamas) and the Port Canaveral cruise terminal. He was also overseeing the expansion of Disney’s cruise fleet with new ships expected in 2021, 2022 and 2023.
Jeff also led the Disney Vacation Club team, Adventures by Disney and Golden Oak, the company’s luxury whole-ownership community of custom homes at Walt Disney World. But that’s not all, in addition to the roles outlined above, Jeff also oversaw Facilities & Operation Services for Disney theme parks worldwide. This included teams responsible for engineering, maintenance, construction, utilities, manufacturing, health and safety and more!
Jeff Vahle also serves as the chairman of the board of the directors for Give Kids the World and sits on the Rollins College Board of Trustees. Jeff earned a bachelors degree in mechanical engineering from Auburn University and a Masters in Business Administration for Rollins.
We here at MickeyBlog extend a big congratulations to Jeff Vahle, and look forward to seeing more from him in the months to come! Readers are encouraged to keep following along with MickeyBlog for the latest news and updates!
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