The Walt Disney Company has announced that Jayne Parker, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, will be leaving the company at the end of June 2021.

What’s Happening:

  • Jayne Parker has announced that she will be leaving The Walt Disney Company at the end of June 2021.
  • Parker is the Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for the company and has been leading the overall human resources strategy, global talent acquisition, leadership development, diversity and inclusion, organizational design and cultural development, employee education and development, compensation and benefits, HR operations and technology, employee relations, and global security. She has been in the role since September 2009.
  • Parker has supported the company’s employees all around the world including those from the acquisitions of 21st Century Fox, Marvel, and Lucasfilm.
  • She has overseen improving the company diversity and inclusion strategies including increased diversity at executive levels, hiring veterans, a redesigned retirement program, and more.
  • Disney Aspire, the Walt Disney Company’s education investment program for employees, was launched by Parker in August 2018. The program gives full-time and part-time employees 100% coverage of tuition, books, and fees for higher education opportunities.
  • Parker began working at Disney in 1988 developing programs that became part of the Disney Insitute. She held various positions over the next 20 years including Manager and Director of Disney University, Director and Vice President of Organization Improvement, and Vice President of Organization and Professional Development.