Walt Disney Co. to add Maria Elena Lagomasino to its board later this year

The Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday that it has elected Maria Elena Lagomasino to its board.

Lagomasino, who will join the Burbank, California, entertainment company in December, is the CEO and founder of financial advisory firm WE Family Offices. Before starting that company, she was CEO of wealth management firm GenSpring Family Offices. She has also worked at JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Citigroup Inc. Lagomasino also serves on the boards of The Coca-Cola Co. and Avon Products Inc.

"Ms. Lagomasino is a respected leader in the finance and investment field and also has a wealth of experience with, and keen understanding of, global consumer brands," said Disney CEO Robert A. Iger, in a statement.