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Bob Chapek
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Born
Robert Chapek

1959/1960 (age 60–62)
Education
Employer The Walt Disney Company
Home town Hammond, Indiana, U.S.
Title CEO
Predecessor Bob Iger
Spouse(s) Cynthia Ann Ford
Children 3

Robert "Bob" Chapek (born 1959/1960) is an American media executive and businessman. He is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of The Walt Disney Company. Before becoming CEO on February 25, 2020, he was the Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products.

Chapek worked for H. J. Heinz and in advertising for J. Walter Thompson before joining The Walt Disney Company in 1993.

Chapek was appointed president of Disney Consumer Products in September 2011. On February 23, 2015, Chapek was named chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts effective that day to replace Thomas O. Staggs.

In February 2020, Chapek was named chief executive officer of the The Walt Disney Company replacing Bob Iger, who will remain chairman.

Business positions
Preceded by
Bob Iger
CEO of The Walt Disney Company
2020–
Succeeded by
Incumbent
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