The Walt Disney Company Commits More Than $100 Million to Bring Comfort to Children and Their Families in Hospitals

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Mark A. Wallace, President and CEO of Texas Children’s Hospital (left) and Disney Chairman and CEO Robert A. Iger (right) were joined by Mickey Mouse and hospital patients at an event taking place this morning at Texas Children’s Hospital. Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company, today announced an innovative … Continue reading "The Walt Disney Company Commits More Than $100 Million to Bring Comfort to Children and Their Families in Hospitals"
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Legendary Disney Imagineer Marty Sklar Dies at 83

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Legendary Disney Imagineer Martin A. "Marty" Sklar passed away in his Hollywood Hills home on Thursday, July 27. He was 83. During an illustrious career spanning 54 years, Marty worked closely with Walt Disney and was instrumental in creating, enhancing and expanding Disney's creative vision. Named a Disney Legend in 2001, he is best remembered and revered by fans around the world for his work bringing Disney's theme parks to life.
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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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Opening Date Set for Shanghai Disney Resort

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The Walt Disney Company and Shanghai Shendi Group announced that Shanghai Disney Resort will host a multi-day, grand opening celebration, culminating in a spectacular welcoming ceremony for the resort's first official guests on June 16, 2016. The world-class resort, located in the Pudong District of Shanghai, will be Disney's first destination resort in mainland China, featuring classic Disney storytelling and characters with all-new experiences tailored for the people of China.
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Disney Honors Randy Pausch with Fellowship

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Feb. 4, 2009 — The Walt Disney Company has announced the creation of the Disney Memorial Pausch Fellowship at Carnegie Mellon University in recognition of the passion and energy Dr. Randy Pausch brought to his work at both Carnegie Mellon and Walt Disney Imagineering. Pausch is best known for his life-affirming … Continue reading "Disney Honors Randy Pausch with Fellowship"
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