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Bob Iger
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Iger in June 2013
Born
Robert Allen Iger

February 10, 1951 (1951-02-10) (age 70)
Nationality United States
Education B.S., Ithaca College, 1973
Occupation Entertainment Executive
Years active 1974–2020
Employer The Walt Disney Company
Title Chairman & CEO
Predecessor Michael Eisner
Successor Bob Chapek
Board member of Apple Inc.
Spouse(s) Susan (divorced; 2 children)
Willow Bay (1995–present; 2 children)
Parents
  • Arthur L. Iger (father)
  • Mimi Iger (mother)
Signature
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Robert Allen "Bob" Iger ( born February 10, 1951) is an American businessman. He was the chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of The Walt Disney Company from 2005 to 2020.

Before Disney, Iger served as the president of ABC Television from 1994 to 1995 and the president and chief operating officer (COO) of Capital Cities/ABC, Inc. from 1995 until Disney's acquisition of the company in 1996.

He was named president and COO of Disney in 2000, and later succeeded Michael Eisner as CEO in 2005, after a successful effort by Roy E. Disney to shake-up the management of the company. As part of his yearly compensation, Iger earned $44.9 million in 2015.

On February 25, 2020, Iger announced his retirement as CEO of Disney.

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