Disney Picks Up Massively Successful CEO Bob Iger For Another Season


Georg Szalai and Paul Bond with the least surprising news of the year:

Set to retire from the entertainment giant in June 2018, Iger has now re-upped his contract until July 2, 2019 amid concerns among industry observers that there is no heir apparent within the company's executive ranks.


Iger's latest extension marks a change of mind for the executive. He originally planned to step down as Disney CEO in 2015 after running the company for a decade. But he extended and then did so again a year later.
Back then, he said about his plans to depart in mid-2018, "I really mean it."

One day, Iger will retire. And it's still entirely unclear who will lead Disney when that's the case... And how they will fill such shoes


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