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
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… Read More »Bob Iger on Disney’s Mobile Video Future
From NFL the the Olympics, Disney CEO Bob Iger has been named Vice Chair of the board of directors of LA24, which is the official bid for Los Angeles to host the Summer Olympics in 2024. Iger’s involvement in a group that wanted to bring… Read More »Disney CEO Iger joins movement to attract Olympics to Los Angeles
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… Read More »Bob Iger’s Excellent RV Adventure is Postponed
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… Read More »Disney CEO Bob Iger on Star Wars, ESPN, and China
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… Read More »Disney CEO Bob Iger made a mere $44.9 million in 2015
In a ceremony inside the original Animation Building, the Walt Disney Company Chairman and CEO Bob Iger, joined by members of the Disney family, dedicated Walt Disney’s newly restored studio office suite on the Walt Disney Studios lot in Burbank today. To celebrate the 75th… Read More »Walt Disney’s Studio Office Restored to Original Location by Disney Archives