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  1. In-Depth With Disney CEO Bob Iger on China Growth, 'Star Wars' Reshoots and Political Plans: "A Lot of People Have Urged Me to [Run]"

    4:51 am 6/22/2016

    In an exclusive sit-down, the exec who tops the THR 100 also talks 'Indiana Jones,' ESPN and cable's future, what happened with heir apparent Tom Staggs and who will succeed him after he leaves in 2018.Read more

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  2. Bob Iger Reads Letter From President Obama at Shanghai Disney Resort Grand Opening

    7:50 pm 6/15/2016

    Chinese president Xi Jinping also sent a letter of congratulations to Disney and its local partners on the $5.5 billion park. Read more

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  3. Walt Disney Co. Already Expanding Shanghai Disney Resort, Says Bob Iger

    9:52 pm 6/14/2016

    With lines during trial runs stretching four hours long, the biggest challenge facing Disney's $5.5 billion park is expected to be excess demand. Read more

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  4. Bob Iger Defends Disney After Bernie Sanders Attack

    11:57 pm 5/25/2016

    "To Bernie Sanders: We created 11,000 new jobs at Disneyland in the past decade, and our company has created 18,000 in the U.S. in the last five years. How many jobs have you created? What have you contributed to the U.S. economy?" Iger wrote in a private Facebook post.Read more

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  5. How Can Bob Iger Fix His ESPN Problem?

    5:30 am 5/18/2016

    After another tough quarter for the sports network, Wall Street thinks OTT might be a solution: "Disney is one of the few that should be able to thrive in a digital world, not be harmed by it."Read more

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  6. Disney CEO Bob Iger Explains ESPN Subscriber Losses, Says Talks Underway to Get Sports Channel in Skinny Bundles

    5:23 am 5/18/2016

    Iger said Wednesday that the reason some subscribers have ditched the sports network is because they are opting for smaller bundles of cable channels to save money.Read more

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  7. Disney Chairman Bob Iger Meets Chinese President Xi Jinping Ahead of Shanghai Theme Park Opening

    7:43 pm 5/5/2016

    The president is said to have applauded Disney's efforts to boost bilateral relations with China. Read more

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  8. Disney Shake-Up: 5 Theories on Bob Iger's Succession Debacle

    5:00 am 4/6/2016

    The company isn’t talking, but insiders and observers have ideas about why Thomas Staggs abruptly stepped down as COO.Read more

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  9. Why Sheryl Sandberg May Be the Answer to Disney's CEO Search

    3:03 pm 4/5/2016

    "She bridges the insider-outsider issue," says one executive search expert.Read more

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  10. Disney Analyst Says Staggs' Exit Leaves "Unusual Blemish," Uncertainty as Stock Opens Lower

    5:45 am 4/5/2016

    "This unexpected executive shuffle likely creates stress lines in the image of cool stability that has been the public veneer of Disney under current CEO Bob Iger," says one Wall Street observer.Read more

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