The AP has an interesting interview with Bob Iger, the designated next CEO of The Walt Disney Company. Iger appears to be focused on making both sides of the Disney legacy debate happy with his comments. So I wouldn’t read too much into this. His actions will speak louder than his words. For instance, if… Read More »Interview with the next CEO
I’m back. Did you miss me? We took a few days longer getting across country than I had planned. Then to top it all off some of our house had to be loaded on a second truck and that truck was delayed by bad weather. But now my computer’s various parts are all assembled together… Read More »Wow! What a trip it’s been
Disney War by James Stewart, the book that fires the heavy artillery at Michael Eisner, Bob Iger, and their co-conspirators in the fiscal mishandling of the Disney Brand, has been released and the reviews are in. I have not yet gotten my hands on a… Read More »Disney War: Book Reviews are in
The on again off again relationship of Pixar and Disney has had more twists and turns than a theme park roller coaster. For now it appears to be back on track with the departure of Eisner next year. This does not bode well for Bob Iger’s chances at succession as Pixar likely would not sign… Read More »Disney and Pixar Sitting in a Tree
Disney’s stock is dropping, and I expect to drop some more before the next CEO is decided upon. Recent press releases have hinted that the hurricane trio that hit central florida have done more damage to the park’s bottom line and future earnings than previously thought. Also Bob Iger has been stuck with the role… Read More »Disney’s Stock is dropping
We may never see Disney and Pixar teamed up to develop, create, and distribute great films. Even Bob Iger says so now. And that’s getting all the news coverage. What is left out is that Pixar and Disney might still come to some sort of partnership regarding aspects other than distribution. Disney’s staff has been… Read More »Disney and Pixar Splitsville?
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… Read More »Breaking News: Eisner Out
Is the future of the Walt Disney Company post Michael Eisner coming clearer? Michael thinks so and has told the board that he supports Bob Iger to be his successor. This is important because the Disney Board of Directors has some decisions to make shortly regarding another contract for Iger. Iger would like some wording… Read More »Post Eisner Coming Clearer?