International Soccer Star Marcelo Inspires Youth Players at Disney Soccer Academy at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

From our Mailbox: While vacationing at Walt Disney World Resort, Brazilian soccer star Marcelo, who plays as Real Madrid’s defensive anchor, poses June 30, 2015 with Mickey Mouse at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. The Brazilian soccer star visited the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex to coach and play with youth athletes as a part of Disney Soccer Academy, the annual two-week event that offers players the opportunity to train on world-class…

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CHRISTINE M. MCCARTHY NAMED CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AND KEVIN MAYER NAMED CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER OF THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY

From our Mailbox: BURBANK, Calif., June 30, 2015—Christine M. McCarthy has been named Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Kevin Mayer has been named Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of The Walt Disney Company, effective immediately, it was announced today by Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

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NEW DISNEY SEGMENT TO COMBINE CONSUMER PRODUCTS AND INTERACTIVE DIVISIONS

From our Mailbox: BURBANK, Calif., June 29, 2015 – In response to changing consumer preferences in a marketplace increasingly influenced by technology, The Walt Disney Company today announced a realignment of two of its divisions, Disney Consumer Products and Disney Interactive. The new combined segment, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media (DCPI), will be run jointly by Leslie Ferraro, Co-Chair, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media and President, Disney Consumer Products; and Jimmy Pitaro, Co-Chair,…

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Diamond Celebration

From our Mailbox: MILLION DOLLAR DAZZLE – Mickey Mouse and the 2015 Disneyland Resort Ambassadors celebrate the exciting new philanthropic program, “Million Dollar Dazzle,” announced during a ceremony celebrating the 60th anniversary of Disneyland park in Anaheim, Calif., on Friday, July 17. Each month during the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration, the Million Dollar Dazzle Crew will surprise one or more local nonprofits that exemplify Walt Disney Parks and Resorts’ Better Together philosophy with a $60,000…

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New Magic at the Disneyland Resort

From our Mailbox: FLURRY OF ‘NEW MAGIC’ AT MATTERHORN BOBSLEDS (May 20, 2015) – The classic Disneyland park attraction features new special effects and the Abominable Snowman as guests have never seen him before. (Paul Hiffmeyer/Disneyland Resort) FLURRY OF ‘NEW MAGIC’ AT MATTERHORN BOBSLEDS (May 20, 2015) – The classic Disneyland park attraction features new special effects and the Abominable Snowman as guests have never seen him before. (Paul Hiffmeyer/Disneyland Resort) A TIP OF THE…

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2015 Drew Brees Passing Academy and 7on7 Tournament

From our Mailbox: (June 25, 2015): New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees poses with Jorge Senior, Director, Sports Planning and Development for ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and Goofy on June 25, 2015. Brees was in town hosting his third annual Passing Academy and 7on7 Tournament at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. (June 25, 2015): New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees poses with Goofy on June 25, 2015. Brees was in town hosting…

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THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY DECLARES CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.66 PER SHARE FOR FIRST HALF OF FISCAL 2015

From our Mailbox: BURBANK, Calif., June 24, 2015—The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) Board of Directors today declared a cash dividend of $0.66 per share for the first six months of fiscal 2015, payable July 29 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 6. With this dividend, Disney will begin paying dividends on a semi-annual basis, rather than once a year.

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THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY EXECUTIVES TO DISCUSS FISCAL THIRD QUARTER 2015 FINANCIAL RESULTS VIA WEBCAST

From our Mailbox: BURBANK, Calif., June 22, 2015 – The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) will discuss fiscal third quarter 2015 financial results via a live audio webcast beginning at 5:00 p.m. EDT / 2:00 p.m. PDT on Tuesday, August 4, 2015. Results will be released at approximately 4:15 p.m. EDT / 1:15 p.m. PDT. To listen to the webcast, point your browser to www.disney.com/investors. The webcast presentation will be archived.

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Main Street Enchanted Windows

From our Mailbox: MAIN STREET, U.S.A WINDOWS PIXIE DUSTED WITH NEW SCENES (ANAHEIM, Calif.) – The scenes in the windows of Main Street, U.S.A. in Disneyland park have been updated to feature dazzling new displays of classic Disney films, including “Peter Pan” and “Cinderella.” The windows now feature two scenes, transforming every few minutes to reveal more of the beloved stories. (Paul Hiffmeyer/Disneyland Resort) MAIN STREET, U.S.A WINDOWS PIXIE DUSTED WITH NEW SCENES (ANAHEIM, Calif.)…

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Hotels of the Disneyland Resort

From our Mailbox: Napa Rose at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, Calif. HEARTHSTONE LOUNGE — By day, Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa guests can enjoy continental breakfast with fresh bakery goods, specialty coffees, a newspaper and a sweeping view of Disney’s California Adventure park. By night, they can gather with friends around the cozy fireplace in this lodge-like lounge. Guests can also step outside onto the porch and settle…

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