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Meet Bob Chapek, Disney’s new CEO and the Tim Cook to Iger’s Steve Jobs

Meet Bob Chapek, Disney’s new CEO and the Tim Cook to Iger’s Steve Jobs

Tuesday afternoon, longtime Disney CEO Bob Iger, announced suddenly that he was stepping down after 15 years, effective immediately. Iger will still serve as chairman, but his replacement, Bob Chapek, has gone from an insider figure to an abruptly prominent leading man. Previously chairman of Disney parks, experiences, and products, …

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Bob Iger Steps Down as Disney CEO, Bob Chapek to Take Reins

Bob Iger Steps Down as Disney CEO, Bob Chapek to Take Reins

Walt Disney said Tuesday chief Bob Iger was handing off the top executive post after building the media-entertainment powerhouse into the undisputed Hollywood leader. Disney’s board named Bob Chapek, a 27-year veteran of Disney, the new chief executive, effective immediately. Iger, who has been CEO for 15 years, will assume the …

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Who is Bob Chapek, Disney’s new CEO?

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Iger will stay on at Disney through the end of this contract on December 31, 2021, taking on the role as executive chairman to direct the company’s creative endeavors. But who is Chapek and how will he fill Iger’s shoes? Colleagues describe him as less charismatic than Iger, but “highly …

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Bob Iger steps down as Disney CEO. Bob Chapek replaces him

Disney became a giant under Bob Iger. The question is if he can be replaced

Bob Iger has stepped down as CEO of the Walt Disney Company (DIS), effective immediately. Bob Chapek is the new CEO, the board of directors announced on Tuesday. He most recently served as chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. Iger has assumed the role of executive chairman and will …

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Bob Chapek Named Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company

Bob Chapek Named Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company

BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) Board of Directors announced today that Bob Chapek has been named Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company, effective immediately. Mr. Chapek most recently served as Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. Robert A. Iger assumes the role of Executive Chairman …

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