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  • Disney CEO’s Huge 2014 Pay Package
    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 $575 million when you include stock options he exercised, another…

  • Disney’s Bob Iger named 2014 CEO of the Year
    Disney’s Bob Iger named 2014 CEO of the Year

    It’s an honor that has include such great corporate leaders as Bill Gates, Jack Welch, and Michael Dell in the past. Now Disney’s CEO Bog Iger can add his name to the list of CEO’s of the Year as awarded by Chief Executive magazine. Among the reasons given for the…

  • How the Walt Disney Company Solved The “Boy Problem”
    How the Walt Disney Company Solved The “Boy Problem”

    The most crucial difference between Michael Eisner and his successor at Disney, Bob Iger turns out to be a belief in building around franchises. The buzzword from Eisner was always synergy, code word for cooperation between divisions. Iger came from a background in network TV where a “television franchise” could…

  • Bob Iger Comes Clean on DCA
    Bob Iger Comes Clean on DCA

    Businessweek recently conducted an interview with Disney CEO Bob Iger during which the recent extreme makeover of Disney California Adventure was a centerpiece. What I found interesting about the interview was how candid Iger was about some of the things went wrong with the original version of the park. “Like…

  • Bob Iger will depart as Disney CEO in 2015
    Bob Iger will depart as Disney CEO in 2015

    In an announcement that seems a bit out of the blue, CEO of The Walt Disney Company Bob Iger announced he will step down from that role in 2015 and leave the company entirely in 2016. At that point Iger will have been CEO for just about 10 years and…

  • Walt Disney Company Reports 3rd Quarter Profit
    Walt Disney Company Reports 3rd Quarter Profit

    If you haven’t noticed already it’s earnings day in the world of Disney. Euro Disney SCA and Tokyo Disneyland just came out with their 3rd Quarter earnings reports and this afternoon the Walt Disney Company did too. Even though we’re experiencing economic “turbulent” times, according to CEO Bob Iger, the…

  • Harvard Business Review interviews Disney CEO Bob Iger
    Harvard Business Review interviews Disney CEO Bob Iger

    The latest Harvard Business Review Ideacast features excerpts from a wide ranging interview with Disney CEO Bob Iger. It’s very rare for Bob to drop his CEO personality, but there are a few moments in this interview where I felt we were seeing the real Bob. He’ll never be the…

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