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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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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 CEO and Chair Bob Iger Extends Contract through June 2018

Speculation about who will replace Bob Iger might just have to wait. The Disney CEO and Chair has extended his contract through June 30, 2018. It had been thought that either Jay Rasulo (current CFO and former Disney Parks Chair) … Continue reading

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Disney moves Disneyland Paris Chief to Shanghai Resort

Although things are not perfect at Disneyland Paris, it’s no question things are a lot better today than they were 4 years ago. A lot of that is owed to the leadership of Philippe Gas. It makes sense that Disney … Continue reading

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Time-Lapse Video of Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Construction

Walt Disney Imagineering is famous for their project documentation. The archives are full of great concept art, construction photos, and documentation from most of the major builds over the last 50+ years. But my favorite of these has to be … Continue reading

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