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Disney CEO Bob Iger to Open D23 Expo Followed by John Lasseter!

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D23 EXPO 2013 TO OPEN AUGUST 9 WITH WELCOME FROM DISNEY CEO BOB IGER……. FOLLOWED BY ANIMATION PRESENTATION HOSTED BY JOHN LASSETER THE WALT DISNEY STUDIOS RETURNS AUGUST 10 WITH LIVE ACTION PRESENTATION HOSTED BY STUDIO CHAIRMAN ALAN HORN Disney Studios Is Proud To Host Two Arena Presentations At D23 Expo 2013, Featuring Celebrity Appearances … Continue reading "Disney CEO Bob Iger to Open D23 Expo Followed by John Lasseter!"
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Star Wars Creator George Lucas and Disney’s Bob Iger Launch Star Tours Attraction at Walt Disney World Resort

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (May 20, 2011) – Star WarsTM creator George Lucas and Disney President and CEO Bob Iger wielded lightsabers amid a legion of stormtroopers Friday to open “Star Tours – The Adventures Continue,” a new 3-D adventure at Walt Disney World Resort. A cast of hundreds of Star Wars characters and performers … Continue reading "Star Wars Creator George Lucas and Disney’s Bob Iger Launch Star Tours Attraction at Walt Disney World Resort"
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World of Color Blue Carpet Interviews with Bob Iger, Tom Staggs, and Others

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AllEars.Net’s Deb Wills had the opportunity to chat briefly with a number of Disney notables as they walked the “Blue Carpet” at the premiere of Disney’s California Adventure’s World of Color on June 10, 2010. Among those she spoke with, featured in the following video: 1. Richard Sherman, composer of many famous classic Disney tunes, … Continue reading "World of Color Blue Carpet Interviews with Bob Iger, Tom Staggs, and Others"
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Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek Reveals Epic, Detailed Model of Star Wars-Themed Lands

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During a special preview of D23 Expo 2017, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek unveiled a first look at the epic, richly detailed model of the Star Wars-themed lands under development at Disneyland park in Anaheim, Calif. and Disney's Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Fla. This stunning exhibition, on display in Walt Disney Parks and Resorts' "A Galaxy of Stories" pavilion at D23 Expo, is yet another example of the breathtaking new worlds, immersive storytelling and transformational guest experiences that set Disney apart. Chapek plans to share exciting new details about the project during the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Hall D23 Presentation on Saturday.
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The Walt Disney Company Board of Directors Extends Robert A. Iger’s Contract as Chairman and CEO to July 2, 2019

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The Walt Disney Company Board of Directors announced last week that it has extended Robert A. Iger's contract as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer to July 2, 2019. Since Iger, 66, became CEO, The Walt Disney Company has been recognized as one of the "Most Reputable Companies" in both America and the world by Forbes magazine (2006-2017); one of "America's Most Admired Companies" by Fortune magazine (2009-2017); one of the "World's Most Respected Companies" by Barron's (2009-2016); one of the "Best Places to Launch a Career" by BusinessWeek magazine (2006-2010); and as "Company of the Year" by Yahoo Finance (2013).
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Bob Chapek Named Chairman, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts

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BURBANK, Calif.-Bob Chapek has been named Chairman, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, it was announced today by Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Thomas O. Staggs, Chief Operating Officer, The Walt Disney Company. A 22-year veteran of The Walt Disney Company, Mr. Chapek has served since 2011 as President of Disney Consumer … Continue reading "Bob Chapek Named Chairman, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts"
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Disney’s ‘Frozen’ is being adapted for Broadway, Iger confirms

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Fans of Disney’s latest animated hit film “Frozen” were excited to get confirmation this week of what they had hoped (and suspected): The movie is being adapted to a stage musical. Disney CEO and chairman Bob Iger said in a “Fortune” article that was published Monday that the company is in discussions to develop a … Continue reading "Disney’s ‘Frozen’ is being adapted for Broadway, Iger confirms"
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Robert A. Iger Names George Bodenheimer ESPN Executive Chairman, John Skipper ESPN President

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Moves to Ensure Strategic Continuity and Seamless Succession at ESPN BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) President and Chief Executive Officer Robert A. Iger announced today that he has named George Bodenheimer Executive Chairman of ESPN, and John Skipper ESPN President and Co-Chair, Disney Media Networks, effective January 1, 2012. The moves continue … Continue reading "Robert A. Iger Names George Bodenheimer ESPN Executive Chairman, John Skipper ESPN President"
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The Walt Disney Company Board of Directors Extends Contract to 2016 for Robert A. Iger as Part of Succession Plan

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Chairman John E. Pepper Jr. to Retire from Board at 2012 Shareholder Meeting Iger to Be Named Chairman in Addition to CEO upon Pepper’s Retirement Iger to Transition from CEO to Executive Chairman in 2015 to Ensure Strategic Continuity and Seamless Succession BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) Board of Directors announced today … Continue reading "The Walt Disney Company Board of Directors Extends Contract to 2016 for Robert A. Iger as Part of Succession Plan"
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