Bob Iger

Staggs in pole for Disney CEO role

Thomas Staggs has been named COO of The Walt Disney Company, positioning him as likely successor to incumbent Bob Iger. Staggs assumes the role while retaining his post as Walt Disney Parks and Resorts chairman until a replacement is found. The move means he is know perfectly positioned to succeed Iger in mid-2018, when his […]

Disney extends Bob Iger’s deal until 2018

Disney CEO Bob Iger has signed a new deal, which will keep him at the Hollywood Studio until June 30, 2018. Iger is currently chairman and CEO of Disney. He became company president in 2000 and chief executive in 2005 after the exit of Michael Eisner. He has overseen the acquisitions of Pixar, Marvel and […]

Disney’s Iger: investment in Hulu a boon for content owners

Disney chief Bob Iger has said Hulu has real strategic and financial value for the company and offers a considerable opportunity for content owners. Hulu’s owners, Disney, Fox and Comcast recently explored sale options before deciding to retain the business, the second time that situation had played out. The Disney boss said yesterday that the […]