‘Ralph Breaks VR’ Hyper-Reality Experience to Debut Fall 2018; More on Horizon

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Beginning this fall, Ralph Breaks VR, a multi-sensory, hyper-reality experience based on the upcoming Walt Disney Animation Studios film "Ralph Breaks the Internet," will debut. The new experience will immerse participants in the worlds of the internet and online gaming with Wreck-It Ralph and Vanellope, characters from the film. In addition, The VOID and ILMxLAB have announced that they also will collaborate with Marvel Studios on an untitled Marvel experience coming in 2019. Three other original Disney hyper-reality experiences will follow, in collaboration with Walt Disney Animation Studios.
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Disney Hospital Care Packages Bring Disney Magic to 445 Children’s Hospitals Across the U.S.

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Disney’s Team of Heroes philanthropic initiative and outreach program launched in March 2018 with Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger’s announcement of a five-year plan to dedicate more than $100 million in company resources to reinvent the patient and family experience in children’s hospitals across the globe. The Walt Disney Company’s support for children’s hospitals … Continue reading "Disney Hospital Care Packages Bring Disney Magic to 445 Children’s Hospitals Across the U.S."
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Disney-Designed Children’s Play Area Opens at London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital

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The Disney Reef, a colorful, underwater-themed outdoor play area, has officially opened at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in London, England, where on June 6 it was revealed for the first time to patients and their families. The Disney Reef, positioned in the heart of the hospital, was designed by Walt Disney Imagineers, in collaboration … Continue reading "Disney-Designed Children’s Play Area Opens at London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital"
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The Walt Disney Company Commits More Than $100 Million to Bring Comfort to Children and Their Families in Hospitals

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Mark A. Wallace, President and CEO of Texas Children’s Hospital (left) and Disney Chairman and CEO Robert A. Iger (right) were joined by Mickey Mouse and hospital patients at an event taking place this morning at Texas Children’s Hospital. Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company, today announced an innovative … Continue reading "The Walt Disney Company Commits More Than $100 Million to Bring Comfort to Children and Their Families in Hospitals"
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D23 EXPO DISNEY FAN EVENT TO BE HELD IN JAPAN IN 2018

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MINATO-KU, Tokyo, March 21, 2017 — The Walt Disney Company (Japan) announced today that it will stage D23 Expo Japan 2018, a special event for Disney fans created by D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, over three days from February 10 to February 12, 2018, at Tokyo Disney Resort in Maihama. D23 Expo is held … Continue reading "D23 EXPO DISNEY FAN EVENT TO BE HELD IN JAPAN IN 2018"
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Adam Sanderson Named Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications of The Walt Disney Company

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BURBANK, Calif., January 7, 2014-Adam Sanderson has been named senior vice president, corporate communications of The Walt Disney Company, it was announced today by Zenia Mucha, executive vice president and chief communications officer of The Walt Disney Company. In his new role, Mr. Sanderson will oversee D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, Disney Corporate Creative … Continue reading "Adam Sanderson Named Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications of The Walt Disney Company"
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Disney Announces Heroes Work Here

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Company-Wide Initiative To Hire, Train and Support Military Veterans KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 13, 2012 – Today at The Walt Disney Company’s (NYSE: DIS) Annual Shareholder meeting in Kansas City, President and Chief Executive Officer Robert A. Iger announced Heroes Work Here, a new company-wide initiative to hire, train and support returning veterans. The new … Continue reading "Disney Announces Heroes Work Here"
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The Walt Disney Company Board of Directors Extends Contract to 2016 for Robert A. Iger as Part of Succession Plan

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Chairman John E. Pepper Jr. to Retire from Board at 2012 Shareholder Meeting Iger to Be Named Chairman in Addition to CEO upon Pepper’s Retirement Iger to Transition from CEO to Executive Chairman in 2015 to Ensure Strategic Continuity and Seamless Succession BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) Board of Directors announced today … Continue reading "The Walt Disney Company Board of Directors Extends Contract to 2016 for Robert A. Iger as Part of Succession Plan"
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