Disney CEO Bob Iger was not happy with Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders' comments that his company isn't paying his workers a...
Bob Iger Dodges Sanders’ Criticism of Low Wages On Tuesday, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders criticized Disney at a rally in Anaheim, California. “Anybody make a living wage working for Disney?” Sanders asked. “It’s an example of what we’re talking about when we talk about a rigged economy.” “Disney pays its workers wages that are […]
With Disney CEO Bob Iger thinking that Marvel movies could go on forever, and Transformers movies planned to the end of the decade, it should come as no surprise to hear that Lionsgate hopes their revamped Power Rangers movie will be the start of a new franchise. Show More Summary
Disney CEO Bob Iger has gone on the defensive against Bernie Sanders. On Wednesday, after the Vermont senator suggested The Walt Disney Company didn’t pay its employees a living wage, Iger shared his thoughts with the Vermont senator. Show More Summary
Sometimes, in the course of looking for our normal news about fictional people and the worlds they inhabit, we wind up reading stuff about the real people and companies behind them in the—ugh—real world. It's kind of a job hazard, but sometimes, these stories are too hard to ignore, and Bob Iger's response to criticism of Disney from Bernie Sanders is one of those times.
Disney's CEO says his company is still the happiest place on Earth for employees.
It's no secret that Bernie Sanders isn't a fan of big business. However, it seems the Presidential hopeful has made an enemy out of Disney's CEO Bob Iger as the powerhouse executive took to Facebook to place the Vermont senator on blast. Why, you may ask? Related: Donald Trump Protesters Arrested At Chaotic New Mexico Rally Well, on [...]
Given the free-falling ratings and ongoing talent drain over at ESPN, you wouldn’t blame Disney CEO Bob Iger if he were feeling a bit down about the sports network’s prospects. Especially given the way it’s been affecting their stock price. Show More Summary
Investors need to stop thinking so much about ESPN’s short term problems and appreciate its long term opportunities, Disney CEO Bob Iger told attendees today at the opening of the MoffettNathanson Media and Communications Summit. “If...Show More Summary
A comment today by Disney CEO Bob Iger during the company’s quarterly call with analysts is attracting attention. Deadline.com reports that Iger said he does not “currently” intend to extend his deal with the company beyond the expiration of his...
Disney CEO Bob Iger’s quarterly call with analysts is still underway. But in response to a question about the departure of former heir apparent Tom Staggs, Iger left a little wiggle room about the possibility that he might remain past...Show More Summary
BEIJING (Reuters) - President Xi Jinping told Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger on Thursday China would encourage more cooperation with foreign companies and organizations, amid persistent U.S.-China commercial tensions. Trade friction is an issue in the U.S. Show More Summary
Apple CEO Tim Cook has once again been named to TIME Magazine's list of the 100 most influential people. In Cook's entry for the list, written by Disney CEO Bob Iger, he is praised as a leader of courage and character, with deeply-held...Show More Summary
Kelly Ripa believes Michael Strahan stabbed her in the back by not telling her he was bailing on her. Sources connected to Kelly and 'Live' tell us, although Michael was under strict orders by Disney CEO Bob Iger not to tell anyone about his…
Peter Bart and Mike Fleming Jr. worked together for two decades at Daily Variety. In this weekly column, two old friends get together and grind their axes, mostly on the movie business. BART: The major studios like to complain about the cost of finding a receptive young audience for every new movie. Show More Summary
After losing his heir apparent, Bob Iger may opt to stick around beyond a planned 2018 retirement date. His predecessor, Michael Eisner, botched a succession plan and overstayed his welcome after a successful first decade as CEO. There’s a danger Disney history repeats itself.
My wife and I were shopping in Beverly Hills not long ago when we noticed Bob Iger emerging from a Starbucks, coffee in hand. He dispensed the customary hugs and we chatted briefly. With a cordial smile, the Disney chief confided that...Show More Summary
In 2015, Bob Iger, CEO of Disney, told his top 400 executives, "The riskiest thing Disney can do is maintain the status quo." Iger knows that just leveraging the traditional Disney brands like Mickey Mouse and adding theme parks is insufficient...Show More Summary
By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger could be asked to postpone his retirement a third time to help smooth the transition to a new leader of the storied media company, analysts suggested after Monday's surprise resignation of Chief Operating Officer Tom Staggs. Show More Summary
"This unexpected executive shuffle likely creates stress lines in the image of cool stability that has been the public veneer of Disney under current CEO Bob Iger," says one Wall Street observer. read more