Profession: CEO of The Walt Disney Company
Why Famous: Named president of Disney in 2000 and CEO in 2005, Bob Iger oversaw the acquisition of Pixar Animation Studios, Marvel Entertainment, and Lucasfilm.
- 2005-03-13 Bob Iger is named CEO of Walt Disney International, succeeding Michael Eisner
- 2006-01-24 Walt Disney International and Bob Iger announce it is buying computer animation film studio Pixar for $7.4 billion
- 2012-10-30 Walt Disney purchases Lucasfilm Ltd and its rights for Star Wars and Indiana Jones for $4.05 billion