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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.
June 12, 2013

Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger Speaks at Fortune Global Forum in China

By David Gill, The Walt Disney Company
Anytime our Chairman and CEO, Bob Iger, takes the stage to share an update on Disney's strategic direction I can't help but tune in to hear his comments. Just this past Thursday at the Fortune Global Forum in Chengdu, China, Bob shared some unique insight into where Disney is headed, the company's place in the global economy and his overall outlook on business — particularly business in China.
April 9, 2013

The Walt Disney Company Recognized for Nature Conservation Leadership

By David Gill, The Walt Disney Company
At Disney, protecting nature for the benefit of people and the planet is a commitment that dates back to our founding. Disney’s ongoing environmental efforts reach across the company – through policies and projects big and small – and around the world by working with leading conservation organizations.
March 6, 2013

Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger Announces Heroes Work Here Update

By David Gill, The Walt Disney Company
At our annual Shareholder Meeting this morning, Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced that the company surpassed its goal to provide 1,000 career opportunities for returning U.S. veterans over a three-year period – hiring more than 1,300 veterans in just one year.
December 5, 2012

Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger Shares Thoughts on Leading The Walt Disney Company

By Heather Hust Rivera, The Walt Disney Company

From beloved characters to unmatched entertainment experiences around the world, Disney touches millions of lives every day — and it takes passion and strong leadership to keep The Walt Disney Company moving forward.

Today, we wanted to share a video that recently aired on the Channel 9 Network in Australia. Our CEO, Bob Iger, shares his thoughts on leading the top entertainment company in the world, the importance of Disney characters and his excitement for upcoming Marvel movies. Take a look.

November 1, 2012

Disney Announces $2 Million Commitment to Hurricane Sandy Relief and Rebuilding Efforts

By David Gill, The Walt Disney Company

Our thoughts are with those who are continuing to deal with the effects of Hurricane Sandy. Today, Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced a $2 million cash commitment to the relief and rebuilding efforts for those impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

He shared, “It’s hard to fathom the utter devastation from this storm. Thousands of people in the hurricane’s path lost everything and face the daunting challenge of putting their lives and communities back together. We hope this helps provide immediate aid needed to get through this disaster and begin the road to recovery.”