Paul Candland Upped To President Of The Walt Disney Company Asia - Deadline.com
His relationships on both a national and regional level will help expand awareness and tap into needed resources in support of the efforts of these fine athletes coming to Los great site Angeles next summer. We are all thrilled to have him on the team. The largest sports-and-humanitarian event anywhere in the world in 2015, the Special Olympics World Games will be held July 25 - August 2, 2015, featuring 25 Olympic-style athletic competitions in 27 venues throughout the Los Angeles region. I am inspired by the achievements of the Special Olympics movement, and the personal dedication of the Shriver family, said Newsom. The World Games provides a stage for over 7,000 accomplished athletes to pursue their passion, and California has an incredible opportunity to expand and elevate this work. I am honored to serve the thousands of individuals that will benefit from this event. Newsom will be the executive chair of the Leadership Committee comprised of high-powered leaders from the business, entertainment, sports and civic communities, and will provide key strategic counsel and critical introductions to ensure the needed resources for the Games. Additionally, the Leadership Committee will be integral in putting forward the profile of the Games and engaging as broad a support base as possible. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama serve as Honorary Chairs of the World Games, while California Governor Jerry Brown and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti are Honorary Hosts. About Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 With 7,000 athletes and 3,000 coaches representing 177 countries, along with 30,000 volunteers and an anticipated 500,000 spectators, the 2015 Special Olympics World Games - being staged in Los Angeles July 25 - August 2, 2015 - will be the largest sports-and-humanitarian event anywhere in the world in 2015, and the single biggest event in Los Angeles since the 1984 Olympic Games.The 2015 Special Olympics World Games, with the unparalleled spirit, enthusiasm, teamwork, joy and displays of courage and skill that are hallmarks of all Special Olympics events, will feature 25 Olympic-style sports in venues throughout the Los Angeles region.
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Disney to Benefit from Marvel's Expansion into TV - Analyst Blog - NASDAQ.com
Moreover, maintaining its trend in the film business, Marvel's TV shows will also work within the same universe. Hence, all the Netflix shows will have interconnections with Agents of SHIELD and The Avengers. Both Disney and Netflix are positive about this partnership, which in turn is dependent upon the audience response to these releases. Though Agents of SHIELD had to struggle its way, as per media reports, Daredevil is likely to be a hit in the world of television as relentless effort is being invested in its making, since it is to set the theme of the "Defenders" universe. We believe that Disney is likely to gain from this collaboration, given the popularity of both Marvel and Netflix's series. Also, we believe that Marvel's entry into the TV world is likely to augment Disney's subscribers, enhance its revenues, introduce new licensing opportunities for the company and drive its success. Disney currently carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).
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Kang in Greater China, Mr. Bird pointed to the rapid growth of Disneys business in the region. It is my belief that Greater China will become our biggest international market in the coming years. Today, China is one of our biggest markets for the Studio, and we have a well-established Disney Consumer Products and TV distribution business. The rapid emergence of mobile and digital platforms provides even more opportunities for us, and construction is underway for the largest Disney Store in the world and, of course, Shanghai Disney Resort. Mr. Bird added, With all of this in mind, and considering the unique manner of doing business in China, I decided to support Stanleys leadership and vision with Lukes proven ability to effectively manage our businesses. Mr. Cheung was named managing director of TWDC China in 2004, and has been responsible for driving the companys strategy and coordinating its business efforts in China.
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