Recently elevated Disney CEO Bob Chapek is planning to take a 50% pay cut to his base salary and executive chair Bob Iger will forgo his entire 2020 salary according to an email sent by The Walt DIsney Company to its employees. The move comes… Read More »Disney executives take pay cuts and Bob Iger will forgo salary
Following Disney’s acquisition of Capital Cities/ABC by then CEO Michael Eisner, Bob Iger rose quickly through the ranks of the Walt Disney Company right to the top where he’s now Chair of the Board and CEO. From there he continued expanding the company and solidifying… Read More »Disney CEO Bob Iger offering Masterclass on business strategy & leadership
“A Disney job is less a destination than a limitless journey.” And boy, what a journey it is – even just in one day! We first mentioned our enthusiasm for One Day at Disney in our August 24 article. The unprecedented book-and-documentary collaboration between Disney… Read More »One Day at Disney: Book Review and Interview with Wendy Lefkon and Bruce Steele
Last night was the grand opening ceremony for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif. Before the big event Disney CEO was joined by George Lucas, the creator of the Star Wars franchise for a tour of the new land. Part of the… Read More »Disney CEO Bob Iger joined by George Lucas on tour of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge
In an interview with Bloomberg TV, Walt Disney Chair and CEO Bob Iger talks about the first anniversary of Shanghai Disneyland and the great “likelihood that Disney will build another theme park in China,” and that there’s a good chance it will be in a… Read More »Disney CEO Bob Iger teases another theme park in a new Chinese city
Disney’s Chair and CEO Bob Iger has joined what is sure to be a long list of corporate leaders, it already includes Tesla and Space X head Elon Musk, in withdrawing from the White House Advisory Councils he sits on. President Trump’s decision to withdraw… Read More »Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from White House Advisory Council
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… Read More »Will Disney CEO Bob Iger Renew His Contract?
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… Read More »Disney CEO signs retirement book deal