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February 5, 2015

Thomas O. Staggs Named Chief Operating Officer of The Walt Disney Company

By Disney Post Staff, The Walt Disney Company

Thomas O. Staggs has been named Chief Operating Officer of The Walt Disney Company, it was announced today by Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

October 2, 2014

Disney Board Extends Bob Iger's Term as Chairman and CEO Through June 30, 2018

By Disney Post Staff, The Walt Disney Company
The Walt Disney Company Board of Directors announced today that it has extended Bob Iger’s contract as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer through June 30, 2018.
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August 15, 2014

Disney CEO Bob Iger Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

By Disney Post Staff, The Walt Disney Company
This afternoon, Disney CEO Bob Iger participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Bob accepted the challenge from Apple CEO Tim Cook and named three familiar characters—Olivia Pope (ABC’s "Scandal"), Peter Quill (Marvel’s "Guardians of the Galaxy") and Tony Stark (aka Iron Man)—to take on the challenge. Check out the video above.
July 17, 2014

'Chief Executive' Magazine Names Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger '2014 CEO of the Year'

By Disney Post Staff, The Walt Disney Company
Today Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange in honor of receiving "Chief Executive" magazine’s “2014 CEO of the Year” award. Bob will be accepting the award at an event this evening at a dinner held at the New York Stock Exchange, which is being hosted by "Chief Executive" magazine.
June 3, 2014

'Fortune' Names Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger a Tech Top Visionary

By Disney Post Staff, The Walt Disney Company
In looking at this year alone, there have been many exciting developments in the technology domain at Disney. We welcomed Maker Studios, the leading network of online video content, to The Walt Disney Company. We’re also collaborating with modern-day visionaries and start-ups to help influence the future of the entertainment industry through our Disney Accelerator program. And with premier interactive products such as blockbuster video game "Disney Infinity" and the continued roll out of Disney/ABC Television Groups's "WATCH" apps, we are constantly innovating the ways our fans interact with their favorite Disney properties digitally.
March 18, 2014

D23 Expo Returns to Anaheim August 14-16, 2015

By Billy Stanek, The Walt Disney Company
All the magic and excitement of the past, present, and future of Disney entertainment will come together once again under one roof when D23: The Official Disney Fan Club presents the D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center the weekend of August 14–16, 2015. Each of Disney’s wonderful worlds will unite to celebrate what’s new and what’s on the horizon from theme parks, television, music, games and films, including Pixar, the Muppets, Star Wars and Marvel. “The D23 Expo is the ultimate Disney fan event, created to honor and celebrate your love of all things Disney,” Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger told shareholders and D23 Members at the Company’s Annual Meeting today in Portland, Oregon. “And we hope to see you there.”
January 21, 2014

The Producers Guild of America Recognizes Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger with Milestone Award

By Disney Post Staff, The Walt Disney Company
This past weekend, the Producers Guild of America (PGA) recognized Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger with its Milestone Award during the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
November 14, 2013

Inaugural Disney 'Veterans Institute' Takes Place Today at Walt Disney World

By Max Lark, The Walt Disney Company

Today’s Veterans Institute, a first-of-its-kind event for Disney, marks a new milestone in the Company’s ongoing commitment to supporting U.S. veterans as they transition from active duty to civilian life.

September 10, 2013

Disney Offers Free 'Veterans Institute' Workshop to Encourage and Support Hiring of Military Veterans

By Max Lark, The Walt Disney Company

Just one of the great things about working at Disney—and something I deeply value—is seeing firsthand the positive impact the Company makes on people and communities around the country. One great example is the Heroes Work Here initiative, which helps U.S. veterans make successful transitions from active duty to civilian life.

July 1, 2013

Celebrating a Disney Legend: Annette Funicello

By Patricia Sheppard, The Walt Disney Company
“Today we’re celebrating the life and legacy of the incomparable Annette Funicello.” Those were the words Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger used to kick off the special ceremony to rededicate Soundstage 1 at The Walt Disney Studios Lot as the "Annette Funicello Stage," showcased in her own handwriting.

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