Disney taps company veterans to head-up services

Disney has tapped new leaders to oversee its parks and other services. Ken Potrock has been named the new president of Disneyland. He has served as president of Disney consumer products. Potrock joins the Disneyland Resort after more than two decades of leadership experience at Disney Parks. He began his Disney career in 1996 as vice president, marketing for Disney Cruise Line, where he helped define and launch the company’s bold entry into the cruise industry.
From left to right: Josh D’Amaro, Rebecca Campbell and Ken Potrock
Josh D’Amaro, who previously was the president of Walt Disney World Resort, was named chairman of parks, experiences and consumer products. He is taking the mantle from Bob Chapek, who was promoted to CEO of the company, in late February. D’Amaro joined Disney in 1998 at the Disneyland Resort and held a number of leadership positions across the company. He served as vice president of Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park. Rebecca Campbell, a 23-year Disney veteran, will take over as chairman of Disney’s direct-to-consumer and international division. As chairman of direct-to-consumer, she will oversee the company’s global streaming businesses, including Disney+, ESPN+, Hulu and Hotstar. In addition to this, Kareem Daniel has been named president of consumer products, gaming and publishing. Daniel was formerly the president of Walt Disney imagineering operations, product creation, publishing and games. Thomas Mazloum is now the president of Disney Signature Experiences. He had been Disney’s senior vice president of resort and transportation operations at Walt Disney World Resort. Jeff Vahle has been named president of Walt Disney World Resort. He previously was the president of Disney Signature Experiences.