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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

Nationality:
United States of America
American

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.

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Married Life

Historical Events

  • 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 franchises, for $4.05 billion

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