Category Archives: Corporate

Bob Chapek moves from Disney Stores to Disney Parks Chair

When Tom Staggs was announced as Chief Operating Officer, it was mentioned he’d retain control of the Disney Parks division until a successor could be found. I think everyone had a 6 to 12 month timeline on that, but Disney … Continue reading

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North Texas Disney Theme Park never a possibility says Disney Executive

You may have heard of the man convicted last week for defrauding investors who thought they were getting in on the ground floor of a secret project to build a Disney theme park in North Texas. Well, it wasn’t true … Continue reading

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Breaking: Thomas Staggs named COO of The Walt Disney Company

This just in. Thomas Staggs has been named the new Chief Operating Officer of The Walt Disney Company. This makes him the front runner for replacing Bob Iger. More later,  the full press release is below: Thomas O. Staggs has … Continue reading

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Disney Parks operations executive Erin Wallace departs

One thing Disney theme park fans love to complain about is decision by spreadsheet (or as Disney author Kevin Yee famously says “declining by degrees”). The idea that there’s someone backstage with a formula and a red pen saying, you … Continue reading

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Disney CEO’s Huge 2014 Pay Package

Disney CEO Bob Iger had an impressive compensation package for 2014. His total take rose 35% over 2013 to $46.6 million. Now that pales in comparison to some of Michael Eisner’s massive compensation packages (back in 1997 Eisner received over … Continue reading

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