The Walt Disney Company has extended the contract of Christine McCarthy, their Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer through 2022.
- McCarthy has signed a contract extension that will keep her in charge of The Walt Disney Company’s finances for at least the next two years, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
- McCarthy’s previous contract was signed in 2017 and was set to expire on June 30, 2021.
- She has been Disney’s CFO since July 2015 and served as Executive Vice President, Corporate Real Estate, Alliances and Treasurer for 15 years before that, joining Disney in 2000.
- In addition to overseeing Disney’s finances, McCarthy’s responsibilities include oversight of:
- Investor relations
- Corporate real estate
- Corporate strategy
- The company's enterprise technology
- Social responsibility efforts
- Prior to joining Disney in 2000, Ms. McCarthy was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Imperial Bancorp from 1997 to 2000.
What They’re Saying:
- Bob Chapek, CEO, The Walt Disney Company: “The Company and its shareholders will greatly benefit from Christine’s continued leadership and experience as we accelerate our direct-to-consumer strategy and continue to navigate through the unique challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, and we are thrilled that she has agreed to extend her tenure.”