This Former Disney President Has Been Confirmed As Qiddiya’s New CEO


Qiddiya Investment Co. (QIC) has just confirmed its new chief executive officer and he happens to be one of the world’s leading names in developing projects that are focused on entertainment and art.

Philippe Gas, the former President of Euro Disney, has been appointed as the new CEO of for the Qiddiya Saudi Arabia’s future capital of entertainment, sports, and the arts

Qiddiya took to confirm this news on its social media



Following 30 years with The Disney Co., most recently as president and managing director of Walt Disney Attractions Japan and Disneyland International, Gas will replace Qiddiya’s founding CEO Michael Reininger.

Gas was previously the CEO of Euro Disney SCA, the first tourism destination in Europe, and served in the role for seven years. He also led the launch of Shanghai Disney Resort, The Walt Disney Co.’s first theme park in mainland China and its largest international investment to date.

Qiddiya is a core tenet of the Vision 2030 reform plan and has a dual economic and social purpose – to advance economic diversification and unlock new professional pathways while enriching the lives of the Kingdom’s youth.


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