Disney Names Alexia Quadrani Head of Investor Relations

The Walt Disney Co. has named longtime JP Morgan media analyst Alexia Quadrani as head of investor relations.

In her new role as senior vice president, Quadrani will serve as Disney’s information liaison with the investment community and serve as a key advisor to the company’s leadership team. She succeeds Lowell Singer, the Disney veteran who left the company last year.

Quadrani’s responsibilities will include expanding Disney’s relationships with sell-side and buy-side investment analysts, industry analysts and investors worldwide. She will also provide insight into Disney’s financial reporting activities, manage stock administration, and lead ongoing engagement with the governance community and environmental, social and governance (ESG)-focused investors.

Quadrani, who most recently served as managing director and senior analyst in JP Morgan’s U.S. media equity research group, will report to Disney chief financial officer Christine McCarthy.

“Alexia is a highly skilled financial professional whose expertise as an industry analyst and her strong network of relationships within the investment community make her an excellent choice to lead our investor relations team,” said 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.”

Quadrani added, “It is an honor to join The Walt Disney Company and to be appointed to this role at such a dynamic time for the company. I look forward to working with Christine, Bob Chapek and the firm’s talented Investor Relations team, bringing the perspective I have developed over my many years as a media analyst. It’s 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 about understanding the company’s results and progress. strategic initiatives.

During his 14 years at JP Morgan, Quadrani’s coverage included entertainment, advertising and video game stocks. Prior to JP Morgan, she was a Senior Managing Director at Bear Stearns since 1997. Quadrani holds an MBA in Finance from New York University Stern School of Business and a BS from New York University’s School of Foreign Service. ‘Georgetown University.

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