Walt Disney on Tuesday promoted Jonathan S Headley as senior vice president and treasurer of the company. Throughout his 11-year tenure, serving as assistant treasurer, Headley has proved to be an effective financial executive, with impressive strategic acumen, proven expertise, and leadership skills altogether making him the right choice for the position, Christine M McCarthy said, Disney’s senior executive vice president and CFO.
Headley will be directly reporting to McCarthy, who has worked as treasurer before becoming CFO earlier this summer. The newly appointed Disney’s treasurer – Headley will look after the company’s management operations and oversight of its global treasury functions, incorporating liquidity management, corporate finance, pension and investments, global cash management, banking services, financial risk management, and capital markets.
Mr. Headley served as assistant treasurer, and joined the corporate finance team as a senior financial analyst in 1996. He has also served as an analyst at Goldman Sachs & Co. He was a research associate at Harvard University from where he earned MBA degree.
In his recent post, Headley wrote that he has directed and managed corporate finance, treasury control and compliance, decision support management, real estate strategy, and assets management. Previously, Headley was appointed as treasurer of Hong Kong Disneyland during the park’s development.