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Bob Iger Sells More Than $90 Million Worth Of Disney Shares

Walt Disney’s outgoing executive chairman Bob Iger sold company stock worth well over $90 million in early June. According to an SEC filing late last week, Iger unloaded just over 600,000 shares with most priced between $178.74 and $179.81. A company spokesperson said the sale “is part of the diversification...
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Disney Chairman Bob Iger sells shares worth nearly $100 million

Walt Disney Chairman Bob Iger sold shares of the company worth $98.7 million, according to a regulatory filing late Thursday. Iger sold 550,570 shares of Disney’s common stock, the filing showed. He sold 537,304 shares at an average price of $179.2 per share, and 13,266 shares at an average of $179.76 each.
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Bob Iger Sells $98.7 Million in Disney Shares Ahead of Company Departure

Bob Iger, Chairman and ex-CEO of The Walt Disney Company, has sold $98.7 million worth of shares in the company in an effort to diversify his portfolio. According to Bloomberg, Iger disposed of 550,570 shares at an average price of $179.21 on June 1, cutting the shares he owns by 50% to 555,865. In a statement, Disney said, “The value of these shares reflects the significant shareholder value generated under his leadership.”
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Bob Iger: Act Boldly To Achieve Your Dreams

Former Disney CEO Bob Iger gave the commencement address at University of Texas at Austin where he told graduates that acting boldly is the only way to accomplish meaningful things in life:. The only way to accomplish meaningful things in life is by acting boldly. Being timid has never gotten...
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Jimmy Kimmel Roasts Disney’s “Glossary Of Bullsh*t,” Bob Iger, Dick Wolf, Oscar Ratings, & Kris Jenner At Virtual Upfront

“At this point, let’s call ABC what it really is, Disney-,” quipped Jimmy Kimmel in a scathing roast of all thing small screen at Disney’s Virtual Upfront. “Isn’t there something to be said for dying with dignity,” the Live! host added. “Somehow when everyone’s stuck in their houses with nothing to do but watch TV for the past 14 month and we still managed to lose ratings,” Kimmel added in a wide slam of the record low Oscars and virtually everything else on the Big 4 over the coronavirus pandemic.
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Disney exec shuffle reportedly spurs ‘bruised egos’ amid Bob Iger exit

It’s no longer the happiest place on Earth. Disney’s major leadership shift is rankling employees, as former chief executive Bob Iger prepares to step away from his role as executive chairman at the end of the year, according to a report. Newly-minted CEO Bob Chapek is asserting more authority as...

Disney’s Bob Chapek and Bob Iger Welcome Guests Back to Disneyland on Reopening Day: "Bring Back the Magic"

The Happiest Place on Earth is back in business. The Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Chapek and his predecessor, Disney Executive Chairman Bob Iger, are among the company's top executives who greeted guests visiting the Disneyland Resort for the first time since the California theme park closed temporarily in March 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic. Disneyland and Disney California Adventure park reopened on Friday to high demand, operating at 25% capacity with new health and safety protocols in place, ending a 412-day closure — by far the longest in the history of the iconic Anaheim theme park Walt Disney opened in July 1955.
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Bob Iger Defends Studio Pivot to Disney+, Streaming Focus

"It all worked out and it worked out great," The Walt Disney Co. executive chairman said of his studio's shift to app-based, direct-to-consumer distribution while receiving a tribute at the Clio Awards. Bob Iger has defended The Walt Disney Co.'s pivot before and during the pandemic from its legacy theatrical...