Robert "Bob" Iger is the President and COO of the Alternate meanings: Disney (disambiguation) The Walt Disney Company (also known as Disney Enterprises, Inc. ...Walt Disney Company and Michael Dammann Eisner (born March 7, 1942) has been the head of The Walt Disney Company since 1984. ...Michael Eisner's hand_picked successor as CEO. Previously he served as President and COO of 2002 identity of the ABC Circle logo, designed by Paul Rand in 1962. ...Capital Cities/ABC until that company's merger with Disney.
It was announced on March 13 is the 72nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (73rd in leap years). ...March 13, 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...2005, that Iger will replace Eisner as CEO on October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in Leap years). ...October 1, 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...2005, a year ahead of schedule and after Meg Whitman Margaret C. Whitman, also known as Meg Whitman, (born August 4, 1956) has been the President and CEO of the online auction company eBay since March 1998. ...Meg Whitman, CEO of The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ...eBay, withdrew her name from consideration to be CEO. During the transition period, he is acting as Disney's de facto CEO, with Eisner serving a more advisory role.
Iger made his first move at the helm of Disney when in March 2005 he sacked Peter Murphy, the company's Chief Strategic Officer and pledged to disband the company's Strategic planning is a way to identify and move toward desired future states. ...strategic planning division. The division, which Eisner had created, was charged by many inside and outside the company with stifling creativity.
Preceded by: Michael Ovitz (born December 14, 1946), talent agent and Hollywood powerhouse, served as the head of the Creative Artists Agency from 1975 to 1995. ...Michael Ovitz
Alternate meanings: Disney (disambiguation) The Walt Disney Company (also known as Disney Enterprises, Inc. ...Disney Presidents 2000_2005
Succeeded by: Successor not named
Preceded by: Michael Dammann Eisner (born March 7, 1942) has been the head of The Walt Disney Company since 1984. ...Michael Eisner
Alternate meanings: Disney (disambiguation) The Walt Disney Company (also known as Disney Enterprises, Inc. ...Disney CEOs 2005–
Iger, the sixth CEO in The Walt Disney Company's 83-year history, was appointed to this post on October 1, 2005.
Iger has held a series of increasingly responsible senior management positions at the company, including serving as President and Chief Operating Officer of Capital Cities/ABC, where he guided the complex merger of ABC with The Walt Disney Company.
Iger is a member of the board of directors of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. He is a trustee of the American Film Institute Board and serves on the Executive Advisory Board of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.
Robert (Bob) A. Iger (born February 10, 1951 in Oceanside, New York) is President and Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company.
Iger vowed to restore much of the decision-making authority that the division had assumed to the individual business units, such as Parks and Resorts and Studio Entertainment.
Iger also reacquired the rights to Oswald the Lucky Rabbit and resurrected negotiations with Disney's film production partner Pixar Animation Studios, and reconciled the company's differences with former shareholders Roy E. Disney and Stanley Gold, who in July 2005 dropped their SaveDisney campaign and agreed to work with Iger.
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