Reportedly, Horacio Gutierrez has been named Senior Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary of The Walt Disney Company (DIS), succeeding Disney veteran Alan Braverman who is retiring after nearly two decades as General Counsel. Mr. Gutierrez joins Disney from Spotify, where he served as Head of Global Affairs and Chief Legal Officer. The appointment is effective February 1, 2022, and Gutierrez will report directly to Mr. Chapek.
In his new role, Mr. Gutierrez will serve as the chief legal officer of the Company, advising its team of attorneys responsible for Disney’s legal affairs globally, and also serve as a strategic advisor to the executive leadership team and Board of Directors. Prior to joining Spotify, Mr. Gutierrez served as Corporate Vice President and General Counsel for Microsoft.
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