Vice President of Imagineering Headed to Disney World

Today the Orlando Sentinel announced that Kathy Mangum, Vice President of Walt Disney Imagineering, was appointed as the Executive Producer for Walt Disney World - thus bringing this creative genius to my beloved theme park. Mangum will oversee all the attraction and resort design which include dozens of resort hotels, four theme parks, two water parks and of course Downtown Disney.

Imagineers Kathy Mangum and Kevin Rafferty - photo via FeltStories

Kathy Mangum has most recently soared with the opening of Cars Land at Disney's California Adventure. Now that she will have a presence at Walt Disney World, we can't help but think that perhaps another Cars Land could be in the future - though a spokesperson for Disney Imagineering stated that Mangum's reassignment wasn't tied to any future projects.

Imagineering spokesman Diego Parras said Mangum's move is a natural progression for her now that Cars Land is complete. Disney World "is our biggest portfolio and, with everything that we have going on, we just simply need more resources," Parras said.

With the Fantasyland expansion nearing completion at Disney World's Magic Kingdom theme park and the plans for an Avatar-themed land at Disney's Animal Kingdom, this leaves a possibility of a Cars Land expansion at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Again, this is just our suspicion and hopes of more Pixar-themed attractions within the Disney World Resort.

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