DISNEY THEATRICAL promotes OKE
Created 10/03/1999 - 23:00
STUART OKEN has been promoted to the position of senior vice president of
creative affairs for WALT DISNEY THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS. Oken joined Walt
Disney Theatrical Productions in 1995, and has been closely involved with
the Tony Award-winning stage show, THE LION KING, and Elton John and Tim
Rice's new musical, AIDA, set to premiere in Chicago in December 1999. . .
TOM WILLIAMS, a 29-year company veteran and former president and chief
executive officer of Universal Studios Escape in Orlando, Florida, has been
promoted to chairman and chief executive officer of UNIVERSAL STUDIOS
RECREATION GROUP. Williams replaces Cathy Nichols, who has resigned to
pursue other interests. Prior to being named president and chief executive
officer of Universal Studios Escape in April 1997, Williams served as
president and chief operating officer of Universal Studios Florida. He
joined Universal Studios Florida in 1987 as vice president of operations.