The Walt Disney Company announced Monday that they’ve appointed Hugh F. Johnston as the company’s Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Johnston will step into his new role effective December 4, as announced by Robert A. Iger, Chief Executive Officer. Johnston is Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of PepsiCo, where he has held numerous leadership positions during a highly successful 34-year career with the multinational food and beverage giant.
Johnston will report directly to Iger, leading the company’s worldwide finance organization, including corporate real estate, corporate strategy and business development, enterprise controllership, enterprise technology, financial planning and analysis, global product and labor standards, global security, investor relations, risk management, tax, and treasury.
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