Andy Hopkins is Interim Chief Financial Officer of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. In his role, Andy is responsible for the financial planning and fiscal management of domestic and international theme parks and resorts, Disney Cruise Line, Disney Vacation Club, Adventures by Disney, Walt Disney Imagineering, Revenue Management and Analytics, Global Business Development and Consumer Products.
Prior to his role, Andy served as Senior Vice President, Global Development & Finance for Disney Parks, Experiences and Products segment (DPEP), where he led the team responsible for global strategy, new business development and real estate across the DPEP global portfolio of businesses. In addition, Andy oversaw the finance teams for Disney’s three theme parks in Asia and for Walt Disney Imagineering as well as the team responsible for managing third party tenants and partnerships within Disney resort properties. Andy serves on the Boards of Directors for Shanghai Disneyland Resort and Hong Kong Disneyland, and was deeply involved in the incubation, development and launch of Storyliving by Disney residential communities.
Andy joined The Walt Disney Company in 2006, and prior to taking role within DPEP in 2017, he served as the Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Business Development for the Company. In this role, he executed acquisitions, joint ventures, partnerships and divestitures, including leading the teams for the transformational acquisitions of Marvel and Lucasfilm.
Prior to joining The Walt Disney Company, Andy served as the Vice President, Corporate Development for Expedia, Inc. He also previously held similar roles at InterActiveCorp, Artisan Entertainment and Universal Studios. Andy began his career as an investment banker in the Mergers & Acquisitions group of Credit Suisse First Boston in New York City and Los Angeles.
Andy holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from Wesleyan University majoring in Economics.