Walt Disney World names new president

Florida-based theme park resort has a new leader at the helm

Published On: Jan 10 2013 08:28:01 AM EST
Disney World entrance
ORLANDO, Fla. -

Walt Disney World has a new leader at the helm of the Florida-based theme park resort.
    
George Kalogridis was named president of the Orlando-based Walt Disney World Resort on Wednesday.
    
Kalogridis replaces Meg Crofton, who is taking on a fulltime role as the head of Disney's resort destinations in the United States and France.
    
Kalogridis had been the president of the Disneyland Resort in California. His job there will be filled by Michael Colglazier, who has headed Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park in Florida.