Eisner under microscope, new Disney board member appointed

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Following the departure of Roy Disney and Stanley Gold from Disney's board, analysts say that chairman and CEO Michael Eisner will be watched carefully as he guides the company to better times. Meanwhile, the Disney board elected John Chen, chief executive officer of Sybase, as a director, and declared an annual cash dividend of 21 cents per share, payable on Jan. 6 to shareholders as of Dec. 12, at the company's meeting in New York.

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