Geoff Morrell to Replace Zenia Mucha and Alan Braverman as Chief Communications Officer at The Walt Disney Company
According to Variety, Geoff Morrell will be replacing Zenia Mucha as the chief communications officer for The Walt Disney Company. Morrell will also reportedly take over government relations, which is part of Alan Braverman’s duties as chief counsel and senior executive vice president.
Deadline reports that Morrell will have the newly created role of Chief Corporate Affairs Officer. He will report directly to CEO Bob Chapek.
Morrell is currently the executive vice president of communications and advocacy at BP, for which he ran PR to rebuild the company’s reputation after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Before this, he was chief spokesperson for the U.S. Department of Defense under George W. Bush and Barack Obama’s administrations. He also previously worked as a White House journalist for ABC.