Imagineer Tony Baxter is retiring as of today. This news came out yesterday via twitter from former Imagineer Eddie Soto. It had been rumored for several months and it is expected Tony will be retained in a consulting role.
Tony was a Senior Vice President of Creative Development at Walt Disney Imagineering. While his resume largely included Disneyland projects Tony was largely responsible for many famous attractions such as the original Journey Into Imagination, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, and Splash Mountain.