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Iger in June 2013
Robert Allen Iger
February 10, 1951
|Education||B.S., Ithaca College, 1973|
|Employer||The Walt Disney Company|
|Title||Chairman & CEO|
|Board member of||Apple Inc.|
|Spouse(s)||Susan (divorced; 2 children)
Willow Bay (1995–present; 2 children)
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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