BURBANK, Calif., January 28, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alexia Quadrani is appointed Senior Vice President, Investor Relations for The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS), Christine McCarthy, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, announced today. Ms. Quadrani most recently served as Managing Director and Principal Analyst for JP Morgan’s US Media Equity Research Group. She will report directly to Ms. McCarthy.
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“Alexia is a highly skilled financial professional whose expertise as an industry analyst and strong network of relationships within the investment community make her an excellent choice to lead our Investor Relations team,” said Ms. McCarthy. “I believe that Alexia’s in-depth knowledge of the media industry, and of Disney’s business in particular, makes her uniquely positioned to communicate our long-term strategy and financial performance to the investment community, and I am very happy to welcome him to my team.”
In this role, Ms. Quadrani will serve as Disney’s information liaison with the global investment community, while working as a key advisor and resource to the company’s management team. Ms. Quadrani’s responsibilities will include expanding the Company’s relationships with sell-side and buy-side investment analysts, industry analysts and investors worldwide. She will also provide insight into the company’s financial reporting activities, manage share administration, and lead ongoing engagement with the governance community and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)-focused investors. ).
“It is an honor to join The Walt Disney Company and to be appointed to this position at such a dynamic time for the company,” said Ms. Quadrani. “I look forward to working with Christine, Bob Chapek and the company’s talented Investor Relations team, bringing the perspective I have developed over my many years as a media analyst. is an exciting time to join Disney, with many opportunities ahead in this rapidly changing media landscape, and I look forward to helping inform the investment community’s understanding of the Company’s results and progress. strategic initiatives.
Ms. Quadrani has been Managing Director and Principal Analyst, US Media Equity Research at JP Morgan for the past 14 years. Its coverage included entertainment, advertising and video game stocks. Ms. Quadrani joined JP Morgan in 2008 following its merger with Bear Stearns, where she had served as Senior Managing Director since 1997. She has been an institutional investor-rated analyst for over 20 years.
Ms. Quadrani holds an MBA in Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business and a BS from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.
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