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July 30, 2015

Disney VoluntEARS Celebrate Special Olympics Athletes and Promote Empowerment, Inclusion During the 2015 Los Angeles Special Olympics World Games

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company

To kick off the 2015 Special Olympics World Games, Disney VoluntEARS have committed strong and heartfelt support for the festivities scheduled through August 2. Here’s an exciting snapshot of how Disney VoluntEARS have stepped up to help bring happiness, hope and laughter to landmark Special Olympics World Games celebrations so far:

July 14, 2015

Eight New Disney Legends Will Be Honored During D23 EXPO 2015

By Beth Deitchman, The Walt Disney Company

Today The Walt Disney Company proudly announced the eight remarkable contributors to the Disney legacy who will be named and honored as Disney Legends on August 14 during D23 EXPO 2015 at the Anaheim Convention Center.

July 2, 2015

Thirty Disney Employees from Around the World Selected for Disney VoluntEARS Global Service Project in Support of Special Olympics World Games

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company

In just a couple of weeks, the 2015 Special Olympics World Games will bring an exciting series of competitions to Los Angeles. Disney is proud to support this landmark event as a Founding Champion and Games Sponsor—with ESPN serving as the official media partner—and through its second Disney VoluntEARS Global Service Project.

June 30, 2015

Christine M. McCarthy Named Chief Financial Officer and Kevin Mayer Named Chief Strategy Officer of The Walt Disney Company

By Disney Post Staff, The Walt Disney Company

Christine M. McCarthy has been named Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Kevin Mayer has been named Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of The Walt Disney Company, effective immediately, it was announced today by Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

June 30, 2015

Disney Rises to No. 2 Spot on Barron’s Ranking of the World’s Most Respected Companies

By Beth Deitchman, The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company has advanced to the No. 2 spot on Barron’s annual ranking of the World’s Most Respected Companies. This marks a significant leap from last year’s list, which had Disney ranked at No. 6.

June 25, 2015

The Walt Disney Company Receives 2015 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award

By Beth Deitchman, The Walt Disney Company

 

 

Today the Department of Defense announced that Disney is one of 15 recipients of the 2015 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest recognition given by the department to employers that support National Guard and Reserve employees. The recipients will be honored at a ceremony in the Pentagon on August 21.

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