Philiippe Gas has been named as General Manager of Shanghai Disney Resort, with Tom Wolber set to replace Gas as Président of Euro Disney S.A.S. from September 2014.
Wolber has held leadership roles at Disney Cruise Line, Disney Vacation Club and both Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Paris. Most recently he served as head of Walt Disney World Resort and Transportation Operations. He also brings experience of leading several key projects including the launch of the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy.
Commenting on the appointments, Tom Staggs, chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, said, “One of our greatest assets is the global strength of our teams. Both Philippe and Tom are seasoned Disney veterans with a tremendous combination of leadership skills, business acumen, and international experience that will help ensure that we carry on our legacy of creating unforgettable experiences for our guests. They bring an incredible depth of operational experience to their respective roles and are well positioned to contribute to the future success of Shanghai Disney Resort and Disneyland Resort Paris.”