Executive Behind My Magic+ To Leave Disney in July

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The Orlando Sentinel is reporting that Nick Franklin, the executive behind My Magic+ will be leaving the company in July. Per the Sentinel, "Nick Franklin, executive vice president for next-generation experience at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, will leave Disney in July, according to people familiar with his plans."

Franklin could not be reached for comment for the article, however a spokeswoman for Disney said the decision to depart was Franklin's. From the article:

"Nick let us know that after 17 successful years with Disney, he wanted to help other companies innovate in how they provide products and services to their customers, much like he did here in leading the development of MyMagic+," Disney spokeswoman Kim Prunty said. "We want to thank Nick for his tremendous accomplishments throughout his tenure with Disney."