Christine McCarthy, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Walt Disney Company, recently announced the appointment of Alexia Quadrani as Senior Vice President of Investor Relations. She will report directly to McCarthy.
Quadrani most recently served as a senior analyst at JP Morgan MD and US Media Equity Research.
“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. I’m confident that Alexia’s deep knowledge of the media industry, and Disney’s business in particular, makes her uniquely positioned to communicate our long-term strategy and financial performance to the investment community, and I’m very pleased to welcome him to my team. “said McCarthy.
“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 talented Investor Relations team of the company, bringing the perspective that I have developed over my many years as a media analyst. It is 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 on strategic initiatives,” said Quadrani.
In this role, Quadrani will serve as Disney’s information liaison with the global investment community, while working as a key advisor and resource to the company’s management team. Quadrani’s responsibilities will include expanding the firm’s relationships with sell-side and buy-side investment analysts, industry analysts and investors worldwide.
She will also provide insight into the company’s financial reporting activities, manage share administration, and lead ongoing engagement with the governance community and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)-focused investors. ) from The Walt Disney Company.
Quadrani has been a principal analyst at JP Morgan MD and US Media Equity Research for the past 14 years. Its coverage included entertainment, advertising and video game stocks. Quadrani joined JP Morgan in 2008 following its merger with Bear Stearns, where she had served as Managing Director since 1997. She has been an institutional investor-rated analyst for more than 20 years.
Quadrani holds an MBA in finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business and a BS from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.