George Kalogridis is a Disney executive. He is the president of Disney Segment Development and Enrichment for Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products.
George Kalogridis Net Worth
The net worth of George Kalogridis is around $5 million. He is the former president of the Walt Disney World Resort located in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. He is also the past president of Disneyland Resort.
In 2019, he became the president of Disney Segment Development and Enrichment for Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products. He has been working at Disney since he was 17 years old.
His assets include several real estate establishments, stocks, luxury cars,and other properties.
George Kalogridis was born on November 19, 1953, in Winter Haven, Polk County, Florida in the United States. His hometown is part of Florida’s central city and surrounded by several lakes. The Disney executive is currently 68 years old. He is of Greek ancestry.
He went to the University of Central Florida and obtained a degree in sociology in 1976.
In the Central Florida community, he is a board member on a number of nonprofit organizations.
There is not much known about his parents and childhood.
Kalogridis has a long history with Disney. He has been working at the company for almost 50 years. In September 1971, at the age of 17, he first worked as a busboy at the Disney’s Contemporary Resort. He also helped open Walt Disney World. His second work was to help welcome the world to Orlando, Florida as the official Global Ambassador for Walt Disney World Resort’s 50th Anniversary Celebration.
From May 2002 to May 2006, George Kalogridis worked as vice president of Travel Operations at Walt Disney World in Orlando. He introduced the new Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system which is being used until now by millions of customers to book their travel at the Disney Park. As the senior vice president, he played a significant role in the opening of Disney California Adventure and Downtown Disney.
He also served as the vice president of the Epcot Theme Park which features galleries, concert series, rides, parades, and fireworks. He was in charge of the day-to-day park operations and led the Millennium Celebration for The Walt Disney Company.
After working as the vice president of Travel Operations at Walt Disney World in Orlando, he was soon appointed as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Disneyland Resort Paris in Marne-la-Vallée, Île-de-France, France. He was also responsible for overseeing the everyday operations of the Resort’s two theme parks, seven hotels and the Disney Village. In addition to this, he successfully led the 15th anniversary celebration of the resort. He was in Paris from May 2006 to October 2009.
From October 2009 to February 2013, he served as the president of Disneyland Resort in California. After his stint in the Disneyland Resort, he became the president of Walt Disney World Resort in February 2013 to November 2019.
Currently, he is the president of Disney Segment Development and Enrichment for Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products.
George Kalogridis Relationship Status
George Kalogridis’ personal relationships are kept private.