Jill Estorino serves as the President and Managing Director of Disney Parks International. In her role, Jill oversees the operations, expansion and development of Disney’s international parks and resorts, including Disneyland Paris, Hong Kong Disneyland, Shanghai Disney Resort and Tokyo Disney Resort with the Oriental Land Company.
Under her leadership, Jill’s teams mix legendary guest service with storytelling, creativity and innovation to expand Disney’s global footprint and reach new consumers and fans from around the world. Since her appointment, Disney’s international parks have seen strong performance and growth, most recently including projects such as Marvel Avengers Campus at Walt Disney Studios Park at Disneyland Paris, which is part the resort’s multi-year expansion plan, as well as World of Frozen at Hong Kong Disneyland, Zootopia at Shanghai Disneyland and Fantasy Springs at Tokyo DisneySea, which will open later this year.
Previously, Jill served as the Executive Vice President of Global Marketing and Sales for Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, overseeing a team responsible for innovatively promoting Disney’s global destinations, products, experiences, and signature vacations.
Throughout her career with The Walt Disney Company, Jill has held a variety of site-based and global leadership roles focused on driving visitation and affinity for Disney’s products and offerings. Her past roles include Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales, Asia Pacific; Senior Vice President, Marketing Strategy; and Senior Vice President of Marketing at both Hong Kong Disneyland and the Disneyland Resort in California.
A widely sought-after speaker and thought leader on brand experience and marketing innovation, Jill is also a passionate advocate for diversity, equity and inclusion. She serves as executive champion for several internal and external initiatives, including the black consumer experience, which aims to deepen The Walt Disney Company’s relationship with new and existing consumers, as well as focusing on elevating women in the workplace. Jill believes in paying it forward in nurturing the next generation of leaders and has spearheaded various mentorship programs.
Jill is a member of the Disney Experiences Executive Committee, as well as the Shanghai Disney Resort and Hong Kong Disneyland Board of Directors.