Disney Ups D23, Special Events Exec

The Walt Disney Company has promoted Michael Vargo to the role of vice president, D23, special events and Disney Corporate Creative Resources.

April 6, 2018

Disney Ups D23, Special Events Exec

In his new role, Vargo will oversee D23: The Official Disney Fan Club and the Walt Disney archives. He will also lead production and digital technology operations at Disney Corporate Creative Resources, the in-house creative agency that serves Disney’s corporate departments.

Vargo joined Disney in 1992 and was the senior production manager of the Walt Disney special events group and Disney live family entertainment from 1998 to 2004. He was then served as director of corporate special events and general manager of D23 Expo.

“Mike has displayed superb leadership and talent in producing special events that showcase the very best of Disney, from our Annual Meeting to the spectacular D23 Expo that draws tens of thousands of fans from around the globe,” says Zenia Mucha, executive vice president and chief communications officer, The Walt Disney Company.

“His keep knowledge of the company and understanding of the Disney brand make him perfectly suited to lead D23 and the Walt Disney Archives to even greater achievements.”

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