Joan Mudget Named Vice President, International Labor Standards For The Walt Disney Company

BURBANK, Calif. – August 26, 2009 – Joan Mudget has joined The Walt Disney Company as vice president, International Labor Standards (ILS), it was announced today by Jennifer Anopolsky, senior vice president, Corporate Responsibility, to whom Ms. Mudget will report.

In this role, Ms. Mudget will lead Disney’s International Labor Standards group and will oversee policies and programs that address the working conditions affecting people who make Disney products. She will supervise a global staff and work in close coordination with Disney’s lines of business and sourcing groups.

“Joan’s background and successes in driving product quality and compliance standards through supply chains will be an asset to our corporate responsibility team,” said Ms. Anopolsky. “Her experience leading efforts in a complex global sourcing organization will play a pivotal role as we continue to evolve our approach.”

Ms. Mudget has more than twenty years experience managing supply chains. She joins Disney following an eight-year tenure with Nordstrom Product Group, Nordstrom’s private label division, where she most recently served as interim president. Prior to that, she was vice president, Supply Chain where she led all aspects of supply chain management from strategy, sourcing and production to social responsibility, technology, compliance and logistics. Before joining Nordstrom Product Group, Ms. Mudget was vice president, Quality and Sourcing for Lands’ End.

Ms. Mudget holds a bachelor’s of science in apparel production management from Fashion Institute of Technology in New York.

About The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with five business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, interactive media and consumer products. Disney is a Dow 30 company with revenues of nearly $38 billion in its most recent fiscal year.