The Walt Disney Company Extends CFO Christine McCarthy’s Contract Through June 2024
The Walt Disney Company has announced that they have extended Chief Financial Officer and Senior Executive Vice President Christine McCarthy’s contract through June 30, 2024, according to Deadline‘s Jill Goldsmith.
McCarthy, who has worked for Disney for 22 years, has held the position of CFO since 2015. In her role, she supervises Disney’s global finance organization, which includes such responsibilities including corporate alliances and partnerships, corporate strategy and business development, investor relations, risk management, and global product and labor standards. McCarthy’s contract was previously set to expire December 31, 2022.
In a statement, Disney CEO Bob Chapek said, “Christine’s leadership has been indispensable during this time of disruption and transformation, and her impact reaches well beyond our balance sheet. She has been instrumental to Disney’s growth and helped us navigate the most difficult days of the pandemic. Her expertise, judgment, and relationships are true assets to the Company, and I am grateful to have her as a valued partner.”
McCarthy added, “It is an incredible privilege to serve as CFO of this great company, and I am thankful for the opportunity to continue working with Bob Chapek and the entire senior management team as we advance the company’s strategic initiatives with an eye toward delivering shareholder value. I am proud of Disney’s world-class financial organization and all it has achieved, and look forward to building on the team’s success in the years ahead.”