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The Walt Disney Company (DIS)

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The Walt Disney Company

500 South Buena Vista Street
Burbank, CA 91521
United States
818 560 1000

Sector(s)Communication Services
Full-time employees173,250

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Robert A. IgerCEO & Director5.63MN/A1951
Mr. Horacio E. GutierrezSenior EVP and Chief Legal & Compliance Officer4.45MN/A1965
Ms. Kristina K. SchakeSenior EVP & Chief Communications Officer2.09MN/A1971
Ms. Sonia L. ColemanSenior EVP & Chief Human Resources Officer1.92MN/A1973
Mr. Hugh F. JohnstonSenior EVP & CFON/AN/A1962
Mr. Carlos A. GomezExecutive Vice President of Corporate Finance & TreasurerN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Alexia Skouras QuadraniExecutive Vice President of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Ronald L. IdenSenior VP & Chief Security OfficerN/AN/A1947
Mr. Brent A. WoodfordExecutive Vice President of Controllership, Financial Planning & TaxN/AN/A1963
Mr. Mahesh SamatExecutive Vice President of Disney Consumer Products Commercialization for the Asia Pacific regionN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2023, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


The Walt Disney Company operates as an entertainment company worldwide. It operates through three segments: Entertainment, Sports, and Experiences. The company produces and distributes film and television video streaming content under the ABC Television Network, Disney, Freeform, FX, Fox, National Geographic, and Star brand television channels, as well as ABC television stations and A+E television networks; and produces original content under the ABC Signature, Disney Branded Television, FX Productions, Lucasfilm, Marvel, National Geographic Studios, Pixar, Searchlight Pictures, Twentieth Century Studios, 20th Television, and Walt Disney Pictures banners. It also offers direct-to-consumer streaming services through Disney+, Disney+ Hotstar, Hulu, and Star+; sports-related entertainment services through ESPN, ESPN on ABC, ESPN+ DTC, and Star; sale/licensing of film and episodic content to third-party television and VOD services; theatrical, home entertainment, and music distribution services; DVD and Blu-ray discs, electronic home video licenses, and VOD rental services; staging and licensing of live entertainment events; and post-production services. In addition, the company operates theme parks and resorts comprising Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort, Disneyland Paris, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, Shanghai Disney Resort, Disney Cruise Line, Disney Vacation Club, National Geographic Expeditions, and Adventures by Disney, as well as Aulani, a Disney resort and spa in Hawaii. It also licenses its intellectual property to a third party for operations of the Tokyo Disney Resort; licenses trade names, characters, visual, literary, and other IP for use on merchandise, published materials, and games; operates a direct-to-home satellite distribution platform; sells branded merchandise through retail, online, and wholesale businesses; and develops and publishes books, comic books, and magazines. The company was founded in 1923 and is based in Burbank, California.

Corporate governance

The Walt Disney Company’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 July 2024 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 7; Board: 1; Shareholder rights: 4; Compensation: 4.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.