Tag Archives: Disney CEO Bob Iger

Forget DeSantis, Another Politician Has Disney in His Crosshairs

Trump bashes Disney praises Perlmutter

The enemy of my enemy is my friend. It appears as though the Walt Disney Company and its archenemy, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, have found some common ground. While it will not fix the feud between the governor and one of the state’s largest taxpayers, at least they now have a common enemy, and as they say, enemies make strange ...

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After Firing 4,000 Employees and Canceling 3,000 Jobs, Bob Iger Declares “New Era” for Disney

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The CEO of one of the world’s largest entertainment conglomerates—Bob Iger—has declared a new era is on the horizon for The Walt Disney Company after a particularly rough 2023. This year hasn’t been an easy one for Disney. The year began with the dust settling around Bob Iger’s return to the Mouse House and the unceremonious ousting of Bob Chapek ...

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New Disney World and Disneyland Park Plans Revealed

Disney plans for parks

Few things are more exciting than new rides, shows, and attractions coming to a Disney theme park. It doesn’t matter whether we are discussing Disneyland Park or Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, or Walt Disney World Resort parks (Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Disney’s Animal Kingdom). Related: Disney Signals Plans to Remove IPs From Theme Parks Leading up to ...

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Even Some Within Disney Have Lost Faith in Bob Iger

Bob Iger's return hasn't worked out so far

It happens with athletes all the time. The crowd’s roar is just too much for them, and they don’t know when to walk away. Muhammad Ali fought into his 40s and ended up getting beaten to a pulp by Larry Holmes. Micheal Jordan returned to play for the Washington Wizards of all teams. But rarely does this kind of thing ...

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The Sharks Are Circling as Iger Looks for a Way Out

Peltz/Perlmutter team up for Disney Changes

“Keep your friends close and your enemies closer.” It’s the quintessential advice from The Godfather. This advice holds true in most walks of life, but none more so than in the business world. You must always know what your competitors are up to and when they may be coming after you. This is a lesson that Disney CEO Bob Iger either ...

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The Disney Asset Fire Sale May Have Already Begun

Disney selling off Indian assets

Activist investor Nelson Peltz sought a seat on Disney’s Board of Directors earlier this year. Eventually, he gave up his proxy battle when Disney CEO Bob Iger decided to eliminate 7,000 employees and save the company more than $5.5 billion in the process. That move seemed to appease Peltz for the time being, but now he has returned and owns ...

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Now That Disney Is 100, It’s Time for Iger To Go To Work

Time for Iger to fix Disney

So, the party is over. Just last week, the Walt Disney Company turned 100. It was a chance to reflect on the company that Walt Disney started and turned into the largest entertainment company on Earth after his death. All of Disney’s Parks around the world celebrated the event. Disney Animation Studios released “Once Upon A Studio” to remind audiences ...

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Disney Reportedly Considering “Radical Shake-Up”: “They Bet on the Right Horse at the Wrong Time”

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The future of the Walt Disney Company seems quite uncertain, leaving Disney CEO Bob Iger with a sticky situation on his hands. Bob Iger, the current CEO of the Walt Disney Company, is a name synonymous with visionary leadership and success. His tenure at the helm of the entertainment giant solidified his place as a transformative figure in the industry, ...

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Bob Iger Reportedly “Overwhelmed and Exhausted”

Bob Iger's return hasn't worked out so far

For 15 years, it seemed that Disney — and its CEO, Bob Iger — were untouchable. Iger catapulted Disney to a level not seen in the entertainment industry. During his tenure, he acquired Pixar, Marvel, LucasFilm, and 20th Century Fox. Walt Disney Studios was creating hit movie after hit movie. Iger was also responsible for the opening of a brand-new ...

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He’s Back! Billionaire Investor Wants a Seat at the Disney Table

Nelson Peltz looking for two Disney board seats

Earlier this year, billionaire investor Nelson Peltz tried to gain a seat on the Walt Disney Company’s Board of Directors. Eventually, he gave up his proxy battle when Disney CEO Bob Iger decided to eliminate 7,000 employees and save the company more than $5.5 billion in the process. But Peltz was looking for Disney to return the dividend to shareholders. ...

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