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Bob Iger Announces $650 Million Plans To Develop New Hudson Square Headquarters

Bob Iger, CEO of The Walt Disney Company, recently announced plans to develop a 5-building parcel at 4 Hudson Square into Disney’s new headquarters in New York. The company purchased the site from Trinity Church Real Estate at a $650 million price tag. The parcel, which allows for one large building, is zoned for 800,000 […]

Bob Iger Speaks on His Career, Brand Innovation, and Disney’s Skepticism Making ‘Black Panther’

Walt Disney Company chairman and CEO Bob Iger recently took the stage with Goldman Sachs president and co-CEO David Solomon for one of the investment banking firm’s Talks with GS segments, where the two corporate heads discussed Iger’s background, attitude towards the evolution of the Disney brand, and experiences getting the blockbuster film Black Panther made. The […]

Iger’s Reorganization Pushes Out International Chairman Andy Bird

Last week, Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed that he would be restructuring the company’s segments stating, “we are strategically positioning our businesses for the future, creating a more effective, global framework.” The restructuring leaves current International Chairman, Andy Bird, out of the picture. Bird helped Disney expand into India, China, and Russia during his 14 […]

Disney Investors Explain Symbolic Vote Against Iger’s Compensation Package

At The Walt Disney Company shareholders meeting on March 8th, investors voted 52% to 48% against compensation packages for Disney CEO Bob Iger and other executives. The resolution was non-binding, but shareholders hoped it sent a signal to the Board that Iger’s pay may need to be “tweaked.” Recently, Reuters spoke with several asset management […]

Disney Shareholders Vote on Executive Pay While Disneyland Workers Demonstrate Outside

This morning, Walt Disney Company shareholders held their annual meeting at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts in Houston, Texas. Bob Iger, CEO and chairman told investors, “Disney’s creative and financial success reflects the dedication of our cast members around the world, the strength of our stellar management team, and the support of a […]

Disney CEO Bob Iger Names New President for ESPN

Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company, has named James Pitaro as the new president of ESPN effective immediately. Pitaro was serving as the Chairman of Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media. According to Iger, “Jimmy is a talented and dedicated leader with the right strategic vision, relentless drive and passion for […]

Tiered Pricing Coming Soon for Multi-Day Tickets According to Disney CEO

At the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference, the Walt Disney Company’s CEO Bob Iger stated that he expects Disney theme parks to introduce multi-day peak tickets by the end of the year. According to Disney, tiered pricing helps even out the crowds by deterring guests from visiting during the busiest times of the […]

Disney CEO Bob Iger Hints at Tiered Pricing for Streaming Services

During the 1st quarter earnings call earlier this month, Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger talked about a $4.99 for ESPN Plus, the new streaming sports service that’s set to debut soon. Now, Iger is suggesting that the ESPN service, as well as the still unnamed Disney entertainment service, may adopt a tiered pricing structure. […]

Disney CEO Bob Iger Sells Luxurious New York City Apartment for $18.75 Million

Disney CEO Bob Iger listed his luxurious seventh-story, Fifth Avenue apartment back in October of 2017 for $19 million and the sale on it just closed this week for $18.75 million; pretty close to its asking price. The apartment is on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and includes a “wall of windows” overlooking the […]

Bob Iger Brought in $36.3 Million in 2017, More Expected in 2018

The Walt Disney Company compensated CEO Bob Iger to the tune of $36.3 million last year. Contingent upon meeting certain goals, his pay could more than double for the next fiscal year. 2017 saw a $15.2 million cash bonus for the CEO, compensation for results related to segment operating income and return on invested capital. […]