Is CEO pay out of control?

Oct 23, 2023
How much is too much? Union strikes and shareholder discussions have put executive compensation centerstage.
Disney CEO Bob Iger came under fire when he called striking writers' demand for higher pay "just not realistic" — despite making more than 500 times the median salary of his own employees.
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Disney “leans in” to existing franchises

Feb 9, 2023
Because if people liked a "Frozen 2," wouldn’t they like a "Frozen 3?"
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Disney will soon require workers to be in-office four days a week

Jan 10, 2023
In a note to employees, CEO Bob Iger said, "in a creative business like ours, nothing can replace the the ability to connect, observe and create with peers."
Disney competitors may follow the company's decision to require workers be in-office four days a week, or use their remote work flexibility as a recruitment tool.
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How do companies pick their CEOs?

Nov 21, 2022
Sometimes a boomerang, or returning, chief executive — like Disney's Bob Iger — means the company's in crisis or it needs to rejigger its succession plan.
Former Disney CEO Bob Iger is back at the helm of the entertainment giant.
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Merck executive resigns from president's council, and Trump lashes out

Aug 14, 2017
The council has shrunk since it was formed earlier this year.
President Donald Trump meets with Kenneth C. Frazier, Chairman and CEO of Merck & Co. (L) and other representatives from PhRMA, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on January 31, 2017 in Washington, D.C.
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Why hiring a new CEO can be really difficult

Mar 24, 2017
The world’s biggest entertainment company is taking a little more time to choose a new CEO. Disney announced it will extend the contract for CEO Robert Iger for another year, until 2019. This is the third time Disney has extended Iger’s contract. He was originally supposed to retire in 2015, but Disney keeps convincing him […]

Bringing magic to the Magic Kingdom after Bob Iger

May 10, 2016
Analysts will be listening for Disney's plans to find a successor for CEO Bob Iger.
A company's success may make it difficult to find a successor.
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