Robert Iger Named CEO of Disney

Posted Sunday, March 13, 2005 11:16 PM | Contributed by WoodFan

Walt Disney Co.'s board on Sunday named company president Robert Iger to succeed Michael Eisner as chief executive of the film, television and theme park company, effective Sept. 30, 2005. Eisner, who previously had indicated he would stay until his contract ended in Sept. 2006, said in a letter that he would retire as CEO in September and remain on the board until the 2006 annual meeting.

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