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[27 Aug 2011 | One Comment | ]
Claire Bilby Appointed as New Head of Disney Vacation Club

Following the news that former Disney Vacation Club President Jim Lewis was let go from the company, Disney has announced the successor that will take his place as head of Disney Vacation Club. Claire Bilby, who has been with the company for 23 years, largely in sales positions, will take over Lewis’ former position as senior Vice President in charge of Disney Vacation Club.
“Claire brings to Disney Vacation Club an impressive track record in global sales, as well as an inspirational leadership style and innovative thinking,” Karl Holz, president of …

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[14 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Disney Vacation Club President Jim Lewis Leaves Company

The Orlando Sentinel is reporting that Jim Lewis, President of Disney Vacation Club, was fired from his position on Friday. Lewis had held his position as president of the time-share division since 2006.  Lewis’ departure from the company was confirmed by Disney spokeswoman, Rena Langley. While she declined to give details, she said:
“We wish Jim Lewis well in his future endeavors and we plan to announce his successor in the near future.”
This news comes at an interesting time for Disney Vacation Club. Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa, is set …

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[7 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
Disney Leadership Undergoes Major Structural Changes in the Wake of Al Weiss Departure

As he previously hinted, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Tom Staggs is taking the opportunity that Al Weiss’ retirement created to shake up the leadership at Disney Parks and Resorts.
When Weiss announced his retirement last month as the president of worldwide operations for Disney Parks and Resorts, Staggs stated that a new operation structure would be created in the next few weeks.  Now, we are starting to see what changes are coming, vis a vis the new structure.
Earlier this week, Walt Disney World president Meg Crofton was promoted by Staggs to the new …

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[29 Jul 2010 | One Comment | ]
Disney Vacation Club Showroom Opens at Tokyo Disneyland

The Disney Vacation Club extended its presence to Japan today, as Tokyo Disneyland opened its first Disney Vacation Club Model Showroom at the Ikspiari shopping and dining complex.
Taking advantage of the high affinity for Disney in Japan, the new showroom is the first international sales preview center for the Disney Vacation Club. Disney has already established two offsite preview centers in the Chicago and New York areas. These showrooms allow guests to tour full-scale models of Disney Vacation Club rooms, speak with Disney representatives about the Club, and explore the …