Lahoud was appointed executive vice president and Chief Financial Officer for Disney Consumer Products in November 2011 and for Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media in 2015. He is a 20-year veteran of The Walt Disney Company, with a wide range of experience across three continents and a range of functions including finance, strategic planning, business development and information technology.
Previously in his role as CFO for The Walt Disney Company Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Lahoud led the region's finance team, and played an active role in the integration of the company’s operating units under the EMEA integrated organization.
Prior to this, Lahoud served as the senior vice president and Chief Financial Officer for Euro Disney SCA, the public French company that manages and operates the Disneyland Paris Resort. He was a member of the management team that achieved a spectacular turnaround at the Paris-based theme park, following a financial restructuring in 2005.
As CFO for The Walt Disney Company Latin America between 2001 and 2005, Lahoud worked closely with global, regional and country teams to develop the company's first integrated international organization. From 1997 until 2001, Lahoud was based out of Disney's global headquarters in Burbank, CA as director, Corporate Operations Planning & Analysis. Between 1991 and 1997, Lahoud was responsible for several financial functions at Euro Disney SCA focused on the park, hotels and workforce optimization.
Lahoud has an MBA from the Madrid Business School and the University of Houston, Texas and is fluent in English, French, Spanish and Arabic.