Virgin Galactic poaches Disney international parks head as next CEO

维珍银河挖走迪士尼国际公园负责人担任下一任首席执行官

2020/07/16 04:28  MarketWatch

MW Virgin Galactic poaches Disney international parks head as next CEO

Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. (SPCE) shares rose Wednesday after the space travel company said it poached a Walt Disney Co. (DIS) exec to serve as its chief executive. Virgin Galactic shares rose 4.6% in after-hours activity, following a 0.7% rise to close at $18.55 in the regular session. Late Wednesday, Virgin Galactic said it appointed Michael Colglazier as its new CEO, effective July 20. At Disney, Colglazier last served as president and managing director of the company's international parks division that includes Disneyland Paris, Hong Kong Disneyland, Shanghai Disney Resort and Tokyo Disney Resort with the Oriental Land Co. Colglazier will also join Virgin Galactic's board on July 20. Virgin Galactic said its first CEO, George Whitesides, will begin serving as Chief Space Officer when Colglazier joins.

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MW维珍银河挖走迪士尼国际公园负责人担任下一任首席执行官

维珍银河控股公司。太空旅游公司(SPCE)周三股价上涨,此前该公司表示挖走了华特迪士尼公司(Walt Disney Co.)。(DIS)高管担任首席执行官。维珍银河股价在盘后交易中上涨4.6%,此前在例会时段上涨0.7%,收于18.55美元。周三晚些时候,维珍银河宣布任命迈克尔·科尔格拉齐尔(Michael Colglzier)为新的首席执行官,从7月20日起生效。在迪士尼,科尔格拉泽最后一次担任该公司国际公园部门的总裁兼董事总经理,该部门包括巴黎迪士尼乐园、香港迪士尼乐园、上海迪士尼度假区和东京迪士尼度假区以及东方置地。科尔格拉齐尔还将于7月20日加入维珍银河董事会。维珍银河表示,首任首席执行官乔治·怀特赛兹(George Whiteside)将在科尔格莱泽加入迪士尼后开始担任首席太空官。

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