(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co said James Rasulo has stepped down as chief financial officer, effective June 30. Disney said Rasulo would continue to work in an advisory capacity to Chief Executive Bob Iger. The company said a new CFO would be named at a later date. (Reporting by Anya George Tharakan in Bengaluru; Editing by Savio D'Souza) Join the conversation about this story »
This noteworthy, but expected after CEO Bob Iger named Tom Staggs to be COO and heir apparent. Here’s the release. More in a moment: BURBANK, Calif.—James A. Rasulo will step down as chief financial officer of The Walt Disney Company effective June 30, 2015, it was announced today by Robert A. Show More Summary
The Walt Disney Company is all about the future. Back in 1937, Disney released the first-ever animated feature film: Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs. In 1995, Disney-Pixar released Toy Story, the first-ever computer animated movie. Just...Show More Summary
Movies and TV shows aren’t enough, we want channels fully devoted to Star Wars and Marvel! Luckily, Disney might be working on just that. CEO Bob Iger talked about the potential there during […]
Mickey, Spidey, and Yoda all under one roof? Disney has lots of other channels, such as ESPN, ABC, Disney Jr., and Disney XD; and Disney CEO Bob Iger sounds like he might be keen on expanding the family. During an investors call last week, Iger mentioned possibly creating TV channels for both Star Wars and Marvel, […]
Tucked inside an interview with Daily Finance is the news that Disney CEO Bob Iger seems to be considering two TV channels dedicated to Marvel entertainment and all things Star Wars, respectively. Read more...
Disney CEO Bob Iger hints that the company may be developing cable channels that would only carry 'Star Wars' and Marvel movies and TV shows.
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The CEO also gifted 90,900 shares this week to an unknown beneficiary, according to an SEC filing. read more
D23: The Official Disney Fan Club announces the lineup of the most highly anticipated presentations at D23 EXPO 2015, August 14–16. The Disney Legends Awards Ceremony, hosted by Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger, will kick off the Expo on Friday, August 14. Show More Summary
Walt Disney Studios have announced the big presentation line-up for D23 Expo 2015. The line-up includes a Disney Legends Awards Ceremony hosted by Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger, presentations by Disney Animation and Pixar, as well as Walt Disney Studios live action (which includes Disney, Marvel, and Lucasfilm). Show More Summary
"We’re mindful of the fact that there’s a whole generation of people out there that were not as steeped in the Star Wars lore and not as in love with the franchise as an older generation," Bob Iger explained on an earnings call. read more
It’s a quandary for Disney. Star Wars is “a very strong franchise, but a film has not been released in 10 years,” CEO Bob Iger told analysts this morning. That means “there’s a whole generation” that doesn’t recall the power of the Force. Show More Summary
The company, led by CEO Bob Iger, posted strong gains in its theme parks and consumers products units. read more
(John Hinderaker) Disney CEO Bob Iger is a co-chairman of the Partnership for a New American Economy, a group that advocates increasing the H-1B visa cap. The Partnership recently sponsored a closed briefing for Congressional staff on Capitol Hill. Show More Summary
Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Robert Iger and producer Brian Grazer discussed the importance of creativity in a freewheeling discussion that touched on Vladimir Putin, Jonas Salk and the late rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard at the Milken Global Conference on Monday afternoon.
Grazer and Iger joked about Disney buying Imagine Studios after the phenomenal success of the hip-hop drama. read more
At this very moment, three of the most crucial people in the world of Star Wars are J.J. Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy and Bob Iger. One is the co-writer and director of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the second is the President of Lucasfilm, and the third runs Disney, which owns Lucasfilm and, effectively, Star Wars. Show More Summary
Photos via Firm In 2011, Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Iger proposed a technological reinvention of Disney's iconic parks, ostensibly to make the Magic Kingdom more amenable to tech-savvy millennials. He got buy-in from his directors to spend nearly...
Inside Disney's radical plan to modernize its cherished theme parks. Bob Iger wanted approval. It was February 2011, and the Walt Disney Co. CEO gathered his board of directors inside an intimate theater at the company's Team Disney headquarters in Burbank, California. Show More Summary