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Ann Morrow Johnson has left Walt Disney Imagineering to join the architecture and design firm Gensler.

Ann Morrow Johnson Leaves WDI

Johnson was the Global Head of Creative Development for Imagineering. She led many projects, including the creation of Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser.

Johnson joins Gensler as Design Director and Global Entertainment Leader. She’s partnering with Lexi Barry as co-leader of Gensler’s Entertainment and Experience Design Practice.

Johnson joins former Walt Disney Imagineering President Bob Weis, who became Gensler’s Entertainment Leader last year after 42 years with The Walt Disney Company.

Weis said in Gensler’s press release, “Ann Morrow Johnson is the creative leader the Gensler Entertainment Practice needs at this moment as we continue to see exciting growth and momentum. Her extensive global experience in immersive experience design and storytelling, coupled with a solid foundation in development strategy and architecture makes her one of the industry’s most sought-after leaders. As Gensler continues to influence the world with innovative design, I am confident that Ann Morrow will be an integral part of our future success.”

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