Dennis W Shuler is EVP, HR officer at Walt Disney


MUMBAI: The Walt Disney Company president and CEO Robert A. Iger named Dennis W. Shuler as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for The Walt Disney Company. Shuler will be responsible for areas that include leading Disney’s overall human resources strategy including global talent attraction, staffing and retention, leadership development, diversity, organizational design and cultural development, employee education and development, compensation and benefits and employee relations. The heads of human resources in Disney’s business units will report to Shuler as well as to the senior executives of their respective business units.
"Dennis’s experience in providing strategic human resources leadership at Procter & Gamble, a company well renowned for its ability to build tremendous brand franchises across a diverse, complex set of businesses and developing broadly skilled global leaders make him an ideal fit for Disney," said Iger. "His impressive professional accomplishments both in the United States and abroad will make him integral in developing and executing Disney’s worldwide human resources strategies and initiatives to attract, motivate and retain experienced, knowledgeable and creative employees throughout our organization."
"I am absolutely delighted to join such a committed and creative organization as Disney. I am truly fortunate to have been associated with such a fine organization as Procter & Gamble. However, I am very much looking forward to the opportunity to be a part of Disney’s team and to drive human resource strategies that enable the further development of their exciting array of businesses," said Shuler.
Shuler assumes his new position on April 1, 2008.