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Disney Extends Bob Iger's Contract By One Year As Search For Successor Continues

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 24 / 17

Disney Chair & CEO BOB IGER has "extended his contract by one year, underscoring the challenges" the company’s BOD has faced in "finding a successor," according to Daniel Miller of the L.A. TIMES. Iger, 66, previously was "expected to leave the company" in June '18. His new deal ends Jul...

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