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Michael Eisner's two year notice is about twice as long as the usual notice given from CEOs. I noted that this might be problem and writers at the LATimes seem to think so too. This long period of transition will allow for candidates to rise and fall and for various factions inside the company to
Roy E Disney and SaveDisney.com vow to continue the fight to oust Eisner even after Michael announces his eventual resignation. "We will definitely continue in our battle," Disney said in a telephone interview from Sardinia, Italy, where he is competing in the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup with his boat, Pyewacket. "We already have devised the
Rhett Wickham, LaughingPlace.com's animation and animation actor expert, has written a very moving and informative piece on the life and legacy of Frank Thomas. Please take a few minutes and read this. It's a shame the his passing has gotten a little lost in the other news of the week, Thomas deserves much more.
CBS Marketwatch has the contents of Michael's two-year notice letter. (And I thought I gave plenty of notice with my 1 month warning shots.) In his 20 years as CEO and sometimes Chair of the Walt Disney Company, Eisner helped guide the mouse house to record profits and through amazing downturns. The first 10 years
Wall Street Journal and Orlando Sentinel report that Michael Eisner, CEO of the Walt Disney Company, has announced that he will retire when his contract expires in 2006. With a lame duck now at the helm, and Bob Iger just fingered as the crown prince, it will be interesting to see how much additional clamoring
Frank Thomas, one of Walt Disney's Nine Old Men and a legend of animation has passed on. SaveDisney.com was notified by the family that Thomas died last night. The Seven Dwarfs, Pinocchio, Bambi, Thumper, Captain Hook, The Queen of Hearts, Flora, Fauna, Merriweather, Ichabod, Stepmother, Pongo, Perdita, Tramp, Lady, Jock, Mad Madam Mim, Baloo, King