Tag Archives: Bob Iger

Bob Chapek is named new CEO of The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company announced on February 25th that Bob Iger, CEO of the company for the past 15 years, will leave his position when his contract ends on December 31st, 2021. The position will be held by Bob Chapek, current Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. Recently, the group announced its new structure [...]

Disney aims to launch Hulu internationally in 2021

Bob Iger, CEO at The Walt Disney Company, reported that the company is working on a plan to launch Hulu internationally, as announced two years ago. Iger expressed himself about Hulu at the last analyst conference recently held, where he gave about the Disney+ expansion  process and said the plan is to repeat it with [...]

Disney buys Fox officially

Early this Wednesday, March 20th, The Walt Disney Company officially acquired 20th Century Fox, in an agreement valued at USD 71,300 million. The merger between the two companies took place after sailing their sports networks in Mexico and Brazil, as ordered by the Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) and the Economic Defense Administrative Council (CADE). It [...]

Disney+ includes all Disney films

Disney+, OTT to be launched at the end of the year, will include all titles produced by Disney throughout its history in its catalog, as confirmed by Bob Iger, CEO of the company, during the annual shareholders meeting that took place last week. Disney+ will put together what we call our catalog products, movies and [...]

Disney suffered South American devaluations impact

Contrary to what happens in the US, Disneys international business decreased its revenues in 2018. According to Christine McCarthy, CFO of The Walt Disney Company, ESPN international business is so based in Latin America and South America. Currency exchange and fluctuations were what impacted on that, she pointed. McCarthey reflected about this into the last [...]