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Bob Iger

CEO of The Walt Disney Company Bob Iger

Full Name: Robert Iger
Profession: CEO of The Walt Disney Company

United States of America

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.

Married Life

Events in the Life of Bob Iger

  • 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

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