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Robert A. Iger

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  • Choosing Sweeney's successor a key task for Disney

    Choosing Sweeney's successor a key task for Disney
    Help Wanted: Walt Disney Co. seeks executive with experience in both broadcast and cable television. Must embrace new technologies, display keen programming instincts and be deft at corporate politics. Internal candidates welcome. The impending...
  • Disney Interactive cutting about 700 jobs

    Disney Interactive cutting about 700 jobs
    Disney Interactive, the struggling video game and digital media subsidiary of Walt Disney Co., is cutting roughly 700 jobs worldwide, the company said Thursday. The division is closing offices in Chicago, New Jersey, Colorado, South Korea and Hyderabad,...
  • Anne Sweeney to step down as Disney/ABC TV faces critical juncture

    Anne Sweeney to step down as Disney/ABC TV faces critical juncture
    The most powerful woman at the Walt Disney Co. — and perhaps in all of Hollywood — said that she would leave her job overseeing the company's $10-billion-a-year entertainment TV networks, leaving Disney to search for a successor in an...
  • Viacom pays Sumner Redstone $36 million, Philippe Dauman $37 million

    Viacom pays Sumner Redstone $36 million, Philippe Dauman $37 million
    Although he rarely makes it into the office these days, Sumner Redstone continues to collect a handsome executive compensation package. The 90-year-old controlling shareholder of Viacom Inc. received a package valued at $36.2 million in 2013 in his role...
  • Walt Disney Co. creates accelerator program

    Walt Disney Co. creates accelerator program
    Walt Disney Co. is giving 10 startup companies the chance at $120,000 to develop their ideas and receive mentoring from top company executives. The three-month mentorship and seed-stage investment program, called Disney Accelerator, begins June 30,...
  • Disney profit up 33% on film studio's 'Thor' and 'Frozen' successes

    Disney profit up 33% on film studio's 'Thor' and 'Frozen' successes
    Walt Disney Co. reported a 33% increase in net income for its fiscal first quarter, lifted in part by the performance of its hit movies "Frozen" and "Thor: The Dark World." The Burbank company posted net income of $1.84 billion for the quarter that...
  • Disney Interactive expected to begin layoffs

    Disney Interactive expected to begin layoffs
    Disney Interactive, the struggling video game and digital media subsidiary of the Walt Disney Co., is expected to begin a round of layoffs, according to a source with knowledge of the matter. The cuts could come as soon as this week. Disney...
  • Paul Williams house in Brentwood should be landmarked, panel says

    Paul Williams house in Brentwood should be landmarked, panel says
    The Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission has voted unanimously to designate a Brentwood house designed by famed architect Paul Revere Williams as a historic-cultural monument. Among those who testified in favor of preserving the house at 7 Oakmont...
  • Pay package for Disney CEO Robert Iger falls 15% in fiscal 2013

    Pay package for Disney CEO Robert Iger falls 15% in fiscal 2013
    Robert Iger, the chairman and chief executive of the Walt Disney Co., saw his compensation package drop last year. Iger, 62, received total compensation of $34.3 million for the 2013 fiscal year that ended Sept. 28, down about 15% from the previous year...
  • 'Despicable Me 2,' 'Fast & Furious 6' top DVD sales chart

    'Despicable Me 2,' 'Fast & Furious 6' top DVD sales chart
    The sixth movie in the "Fast & Furious" series burned rubber in the home video market, but it couldn't top the minions of "Despicable Me 2."  The computer animated family comedy, the sequel to 2010's "Despicable Me" featuring the voices of Steve Carell ...
  • Disney's Iger helps stop demolition of Williams-designed house

    Disney's Iger helps stop demolition of Williams-designed house
    A Brentwood house designed by famed architect Paul R. Williams was saved from demolition at the last moment Wednesday when city building officials issued a stop-work order to crews who had already begun dismantling the structure. Disney Chief Executive...