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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

Board of Directors announced that it has extended Robert A. Iger’s contract as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer to July 2, 2019. “Given Bob Iger’s outstanding leadership, his record of success in a changing media landscape, and his clear strategic vision for Disney’s future, it is obvious that the Company and its shareholders will be best served by his continued leadership as the Board conducts the robust process of identifying a successor and ensuring a smooth transition,” said Orin C.…

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Disneyland® Resort and Make-A-Wish® Celebrate the Success of Worldwide “Share Your Ears” Campaign

In front of a crowd of wish granters, volunteers, and wish families, Disneyland Resort and Make-A-Wish® celebrated the success of the global “Share Your Ears” campaign and announced that Disney Parks will double its original donation from $1 million to $2 million in recognition of the overwhelming support from fans around the globe. To honor the 100,000th Disney wish granted globally, and in celebration of Disneyland Resort’s 60th Anniversary, fans were invited to share images of people wearing Mickey Mouse Ears…

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Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO, The Walt Disney Company, Is Named “2014 CEO of the Year” by Chief Executive Magazine

Chief Executive magazine today announced that Bob Iger, CEO of The Walt Disney Company, has been named “2014 CEO of the Year,” an honor bestowed upon an outstanding corporate leader, nominated and selected by a group of CEO peers. This is the 29th year the award has been given, with past honorees including Bill Gates, former CEO of Microsoft, Jack Welch, former CEO of GE and Michael Dell, founder, chairman and CEO of Dell Computers. “Even iconic brands need fixing from time to time,”…

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Disney Chairman and CEO Robert Iger Receives 2013 John Wooden Global Leadership Award

UCLA Anderson School of Management honored The Walt Disney Company Chairman and CEO Robert Iger with the 2013 John Wooden Global Leadership Award at a gala celebration on Nov. 21, 2013, at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. The annual award recognizes an exceptional leader for his or her exemplary leadership style and service to the community. The John Wooden Global Leadership Award carries the namesake of UCLA’s legendary basketball coach, John Wooden, who was a renowned author and expert on leadership.…

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First Book, and Disney VoluntEARS: 450,000 New Books for Kids in Need In Los Angeles and Across the Country

Almost half-a-million brand-new books are making their way into the hands of kids from low-income families this week, thanks to First Book, a nonprofit social enterprise, and The Molina Foundation. “Teachers and community leaders are working hard to transform the lives of children in need, and we’re here to ensure that they have the books and resources they need to do it,” said Kyle Zimmer , president and CEO of First Book. Staff and volunteers from First Book, The Molina…

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