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Disney CEO Bob Iger steps down in surprise announcement

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

NEW YORK - Disney CEO Bob Iger, who steered the company's absorption of Star Wars, Pixar, Marvel and Fox's entertainment businesses and the launch of a Netflix challenger, is stepping down immediately, the company said in a surprise announcement Tuesday.
The Walt Disney Co. named as his replacement Bob Chapek, most recently chairman of Disney's parks, experiences and products business.
“Did not see this coming - Wowza,” tweeted LightShed media analyst Rich Greenfield.
Iger will remain executive chairman through the end of his contract on Dec. 31, 2021. Besides leading the board, Iger said...
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Disney CEO Bob Iger steps down, Bob Chapek named new head

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

The Walt Disney Co. has named Bob Chapek CEO, replacing Bob Iger, effective immediately.
The surprise announcement Tuesday makes Iger executive chairman. Chapek was most recently chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products.
Iger will remain chairman through the end of his contract Dec. 31, 2021.
Iger said it was an “optimal time” for him to step down following Disney's acquisition of Fox's entertainment assets and the launch of Disney Plus streaming service in November.
“Did not see this coming - Wowza,” tweeted LightShed media analyst Rich Greenfield.
Chapek is only the seventh CEO...
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Bob Iger Abruptly Steps Down As Disney CEO

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

Bob Chapek, who recently led the parks and products division, has been named Iger's replacement.
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Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns, Bob Chapek named new head

1 month ago   |   By Review Journal

Bob Iger said it was an “optimal time” for him to step down following Disney's acquisition of Fox's entertainment assets and the launch of Disney Plus streaming service in November.
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Disney names Bob Chapek new CEO; Bob Iger to stay on as executive chairman

1 month ago   |   By ABC

The Walt Disney Co. has named Bob Chapek CEO. Bob Iger will remain chairman through the end of his contract Dec. 31, 2021.
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Bob Iger to step down as Disney CEO, effective immediately

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

Bob Chapek, who most recently served as chairman of Disney parks, experiences and products, will assume the role of CEO.
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Bob Chapek has been named Disney's new CEO 'effective immediately,' as Bob Iger steps down

Bob Chapek has been named Disney's new CEO 'effective immediately,' as Bob Iger steps down

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Bob Chapek is the new CEO of Disney, effective immediately, the company announced Tuesday.
Chapek, who formerly was the company's parks, experiences, and products chairman, succeeds Bob Iger.
Iger will remain with the company as executive chairman to guide the transition process and the company's "creative endeavors" through the end of his contract on December 31, 2021.
"With the successful launch of Disney's direct-to-consumer businesses and the integration of Twenty-First Century Fox well underway, I believe this is the optimal time to transition to a new CEO," Iger said in a statement...
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Bob Iger leaving Disney, Bob Chapek named as new CEO

Bob Iger leaving Disney, Bob Chapek named as new CEO

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

The Walt Disney Co. has named Bob Chapek CEO, replacing Bob Iger, effective immediately. Iger will become executive chairman. Chapek was most recently chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. Iger will remain chairman through the end of his contract Dec. 31, 2021. Iger said it was an “optimal time” for him to step down...
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