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  • Will Disney CEO Bob Iger Renew His Contract?

    Update: on today’s earnings call, Iger said he would stay if asked by the board, but that he thinks there is a good succession plan. Decision time is in 2018. Just like any other empty nester nearing retirement age, I’m sure the Iger family has that RV gassed up and…

  • Disney CEO signs retirement book deal

    What do you do after you’ve run the best, and possibly largest, entertainment company in the world, rescuing it from near takeover, and elevating it to a company ready to deal with the modern world and all its modern problems? Well you write books, of course. Disney CEO Bob Iger…

  • Bob Iger on Disney’s Mobile Video Future

    We just reported on the strong rumor that Disney was considering a purchase of Netflix, the streaming video service. Disney has also been linked to a possible purchase of the social network Twitter. I think Netflix makes more sense than Twitter personally, but if you’re focused on the impact of…

  • Bob Iger’s Excellent RV Adventure is Postponed

    If you’ve ever seen those large lumbering Recreational Vehicles (RV) driving through Walt Disney World, there’s a good chance they’re on their way to Fort Wilderness. Families and retirees share the tradition of driving cross-country to spend some quality time in Disney’s campground, living in the heart of the magic…

  • Disney CEO Bob Iger on Star Wars, ESPN, and China

    Over the weekend Walt Disney Company CEO and Chair Bob Iger discussed the giant box office of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” the status of EPSN, and more in a 30 minute interview with Bloomberg’s David Westin and Stephanie Ruhle on “Bloomberg ‹GO›.” Some analysts are now estimating that the…

  • Disney CEO Bob Iger made a mere $44.9 million in 2015

    The Chair and CEO of the Walt Disney Company’s 2015 compensation package was revealed in an SEC filing yesterday. He collected $44.9 million, which is actually down 3.4% from 2014. According to the document, Iger’s base salary is $2.5 million with the rest coming in bonuses in the form of…

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