Tag: Walt Disney Co.

Bob Iger Renamed as Disney CEO

Bob Iger Renamed as Disney CEO

In what several outlets have described as a “shocking” turn of events, the Walt Disney Co. announced late Sunday that Robert (Bob) Iger will return to lead the company as its chief executive officer, effective immediately. Iger replaces Bob Chapek, who assumed the position after Iger stepped down in 2020. Iger, lauded as one the most successful CEOs in the history of the Walt Disney company, spent more than four decades at Disney, including 15 years as CEO.

Disney World May Be Able to Keep its Self-Governing Status After All

Disney World May Be Able to Keep its Self-Governing Status After All

Last Friday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill revoking Disney World’s self-governing status, after formally seeking to strip Walt Disney Co. of its tax deal with the state. De Santis sought this change after the entertainment company’s public opposition to the “Don’t Say Gay” law, but Disney World might be able to keep its self-governing status after all.

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