Disney Signature Experiences, a new division of The Walt Disney Company, has appointed Jeff Vahle (pictured) as president.
Vahle will oversee Disney Cruise Line, Disney Vacation Club, Adventures by Disney, and Disney’s Aulani Resort in Hawaii, which make up the new division after a restructuring plan came to fruition.
He takes over for Anthony Connelly who was thought to have left the company.
Bob Chapek, Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products said:“There is tremendous opportunity to deliver magical Disney vacation experiences in new and exciting ways. Jeff is a talented leader with a strong track record of success and I’m excited to see what he and the team will accomplish together.”
Jeff Vahle joined the company in 1990. He will continue in his current role of overseeing the Global Facilities Operations and Sourcing and Procurement teams.
As head of Disney Cruise Line, he will also oversee the fleet’s expansion from four to seven vessels