COO of Disneyland Paris named president for Disneyland Resort

Posted Monday, October 12, 2009 5:20 PM | Contributed by Jeff

George Kalogridis, a 38-year Disney veteran and former Disneyland executive, has been named president of the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California. Kalogridis most recently served as chief operating officer for Disneyland Resort Paris, where he was responsible for leading the operations team and overseeing the highly successful 15th anniversary celebration of the resort.

Kalogridis, 55, will report to Al Weiss, president of Worldwide Operations for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. He replaces Ed Grier, who is retiring from the company.

Read the entire press release on Reuters.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 3:43 PM
janfrederick's avatar

Well, the guy knows the business from the ground up and he stuck around in spite of a run in with Cynthia. I wish him the best. The World of Color logistics coupled with all of the other construction and lack of parking will be tough to deal with.


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