Philippe Gas to assume top duties at Euro Disney


Mumbai: Euro Disney S.C.A. announced the nomination of Philippe Gas to the position of President of Euro Disney S.A.S., the management company of Euro Disney S.C.A. and Euro Disney Associes S.C.A., the operator of Disneyland
Resort Paris. Philippe will take over the responsibilities of Karl Holz who
has been appointed President, New Vacation Operations, Walt Disney Parks
and Resorts.
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts chairman James A. Rasulo said, "Philippe’s 17 years of Disney experience, more than half of which was spent at Disneyland Resort Paris, along with his expertise in human resources ideally prepares him to lead Euro Disney’s team of 12,300 cast members. Together with the strong international management team, Philippe is committed to the Company’s long-term strategy and to its continued growth as Europe’s number 1 tourist destination".
Philippe’s appointment will be effective on 1 September. He will transition into this new role over the summer, working closely with Karl to ensure continued commitment to the company’s long term strategic priorities: driving results towards profitability; providing a high-quality guest experience; and developing our cast members.
Philippe said, "I am pleased to return to Disneyland Resort Paris, where I started my Disney career to build on the solid foundation which Karl and the leadership team have achieved. I look forward to working with the cast to continue delivering high-quality Disney experience for all of our guests."