Good-bye to Pressler... again
Written by Robert Niles
Those of you with memories that stretch back more than a couple years surely will remember Paul Pressler, the one-time Disneyland President whose regime saw the beginning of a Web-based uproar over declining quality at the Anaheim, California theme park.Tweet
Pressler got kicked upstairs to Disney corporate, overseeing Disney's theme parks around the world. Until he was lured away (just before he got pushed out the door, some say) to run The Gap, Inc.
Well, until today. Pressler's out of a job now.
Gap Inc. dumped Paul Pressler as chief executive Monday after a year of broken promises that culminated in a dismal holiday shopping season to deepen the clothing retailer's misery.
"This was a long time coming," said retail industry analyst Jennifer Black. "They need to bring in a visionary, an incredibly talented merchant who can see quite a ways into the future."
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