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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. […]

Disney-Fox Deal Could Finalize This Week

According to reports from CNBC and Variety Magazine, Disney and Fox could be striking a $60 billion deal as early as Thursday, December 14th. The Walt Disney Company would acquire Twenty-First Century Fox’s film and TV studios in this pact. While Disney would obtain major sports and entertainment assets, Fox would retain Fox News, the […]

Disney CEO Bob Iger Possibly Extending His Tenure Until 2021 or 2022

According to CNBC, Disney CEO Bob Iger will likely extend his stay in the company beyond the previously pledged timeframe of 2019. The reasoning behind the extension would be due to the possible deal of The Walt Disney Company buying Twenty-First Century Fox assets. If the deal goes through it is likely that Iger would […]

Twenty-First Century Fox CEO Suggested as Replacement for Iger During Purchase Talks

The potential purchase deal between The Walt Disney Company and Twenty-First Century Fox just got even more interesting as Fox CEO James Murdoch is now being mentioned as a possible successor to Disney CEO Bog Iger. Earlier today, it was reported that the two companies are moving closer to a deal, with an agreement possible […]

Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Bob Chapek Likely Successor to Bob Iger

According to a report by Bloomberg, Bob Chapek is now viewed among “people familiar with the company” as the likely successor to Disney CEO Bob Iger when he steps down in July of 2019. During Disney’s year-end fiscal reports on November 9, 2017, theme parks and resorts, the division which Chapek leads, was the only […]

Disney’s Streaming Service Will Feature a Live Action Star Wars Series and Other Special Content

Although Disney’s recent Q4 earnings call discussed less-than-desirable performances in many areas, CEO Bob Iger revealed plenty of announcements for exciting developments in the near future that could keep Disney fans optimistic. While outlining the company’s direct-to-consumer focused strategy going forward, Iger gave us some insight into Disney’s upcoming streaming service that should begin in […]

Disney’s 4th Quarter Report Shows Declines Everywhere but Parks and Resorts

The Walt Disney Company released their earnings report for the fourth quarter of their fiscal year on Thursday afternoon and, with the exception of their Parks and Resorts division, the company saw widespread declines in revenues and operating income. Here is how Disney fared overall, as compared to its performance in 2016’s fourth quarter as […]

Bob Iger Speaks Out Against Harvey Weinstein’s Alleged Behavior

Shortly after the publication of reports by both The New Yorker and The New York Times involving numerous sexual assault and rape allegations leveled at Harvey Weinstein, Disney CEO Bob Iger released a statement sharing his view on the matter. “Harvey Weinstein’s reported behavior is abhorrent and unacceptable, and it has no place in our […]

Former Disney CEO Eisner Has Thoughts on Succession for Current CEO Iger

According to Bloomberg, Michael Eisner, who was the former CEO of the Walt Disney Company from 1984 until 2005, recently made comments on the company’s leadership succession and what type of candidate might be a good replacement for the current CEO Bob Iger. A succession plan is in the works, as current CEO Bob Iger […]

Marvel and Star Wars Will Be Exclusive to Disney’s Streaming Service

It has been one month since Disney announced during an earnings report that the company would be removing its content from Netflix and creating their own streaming service. Since that time, many have been questioning whether that would include Star Wars and Marvel properties, or if they would retain their Netflix presence. The time for […]