Mr. Michael Moriarty has been appointed as
Managing Director of Hong Kong Disneyland Resort (HKDL), effective
27 December 2020.
Michael will join Hong Kong Disneyland from
Hasbro where, most recently, he was Managing Director
of Hasbro Far East and Senior Vice President of Global Sourcing
based in Hong Kong.
Prior to that, he held several leadership
positions of increasing responsibility during his 14 years at the
Walt Disney Company, including at Walt Disney World Resort, Walt
Disney Imagineering and Hong Kong Disneyland Resort.
and 2012, Michael was chief financial officer of HKDL, where he
was responsible for finance, controllership, treasury, alliances
and technology during a period of significant expansion that
increased the park’s size by 25% with the addition of new lands,
attraction and experience.
Jill Estorino, President and Managing Director, Disney Parks
International said, “This appointment comes at an exciting time as
the resort launches its 15th anniversary celebration. With
Michael’s extensive experience in finance, commercial strategy and
operations, along with his knowledge of the Hong Kong Market and
relationships across Asia, the resort will continue to be well
positioned to help drive the recovery of the tourism industry in
Michael will replace Stephanie Young, who
is transitioning to President, Consumer Products, Games and
Publishing for Walt Disney Parks, Experiences and Products in
pleased to be returning to the Hong Kong Disneyland Resort and
work with the resort team to build upon the strong foundation laid
by Stephanie,” said Moriarty. “This is an exciting time for Hong
Kong Disneyland Resort with several new developments underway that
underscore a commitment to Hong Kong and its people as we look to
the future of this great city as a place where tourism will
continue to thrive.”
Michael holds a Master of
Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Finance from
He and his family have lived in Hong Kong for
nearly 15 years.
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