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May 7, 2015

Leslie Ferraro Named President, Disney Consumer Products

By Disney Post Staff, The Walt Disney Company

Leslie Ferraro has been named President, Disney Consumer Products, effective immediately, it was announced today by Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Thomas O. Staggs, Chief Operating Officer, The Walt Disney Company.

A 16-year Disney veteran, Ms. Ferraro most recently served as Walt Disney Parks and Resorts’ Executive Vice President, Global Marketing, Sales and Travel Operations, where she was responsible for leading the marketing and sales teams in developing numerous highly successful consumer campaigns worldwide.

May 7, 2015

D23 Announces Fan-Favorite Events at D23 EXPO 2015

By Beth Deitchman, The Walt Disney Company

Since 2009, the bi-annual D23 Expo has celebrated all the magic, wonder and adventure of Disney at this remarkable gathering created especially for our most passionate and loyal fans. Today D23: The Official Disney Fan Club announced the lineup of the most highly anticipated presentations at D23 EXPO 2015, August 14–16.

May 4, 2015

'Star Wars': Force for Change Announces Online Charity Auction to Support Kids in Need

By Janelle Tipton, The Walt Disney Studios

As Star Wars fans around the world celebrate May the 4th today, Star Wars: Force For Change, a charitable initiative from Disney and Lucasfilm, announced its latest campaign, teaming with eBay Giving Works to auction off a selection of plaster stormtrooper helmet replicas uniquely decorated by artists around the world.