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  • LOS ANGELES, March 23- Walt Disney Co's board extended the term of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger by one year as it continues searching for a successor to a long-serving leader who is popular on Wall Street, the company said on Thursday. Disney shares closed 0.1 percent higher at $112.24 on the New York Stock Exchange. She is the incoming dean of the...

  • LOS ANGELES, March 23- Walt Disney Co said on Thursday its board extended Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger's term by a year to July 2, 2019 and said he would serve as a consultant to the media giant for three years after that. Iger first said he would retire in April 2015, before agreeing to stay on through June 2016 and then later agreeing to remain until...

  • Isaacson: Iger announcement the 'most expected news'

    Walter Isaacson, Aspen Institute president & CEO, discusses Disney CEO Bob Iger's contract extension and the future of the media giant.

  • March 23- Walt Disney Co said on Thursday it extended Chief Executive Bob Iger's term by a year to July 2, 2019 and said he would serve as a consultant for three years after that. Iger first said he would retire in April 2015, before agreeing to stay on through June 2016 and then later agreed to remain until June 2018. Iger, who became Disney's CEO in 2005, won over...

  • March 23- Walt Disney Co said on Thursday it extended Chief Executive Bob Iger's term by more than a year to July 2, 2019. Iger's previous contract was due to end in June 2018. Iger became CEO of Disney in 2005..

  • CEO of the Walt Disney Company, Bob Iger

    Walt Disney has again extended CEO Bob Iger's contract to July 2, 2019, it announced in a release on Thursday.

  • Walt Disney extends CEO Iger's contract

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports that Walt Disney has extended CEO Bob Iger's contract until July 2019.

  • Michael Morris, Guggenheim Securities managing director, explains the bullish view on Disney and why it might still grow.

  • Robert Bakish, chief executive officer of Viacom

    Viacom is searching for a new chief for Paramount with CEO Bob Bakish implying a decision "should come together in the very near future."

  • Iger: Leading Disney is a thrill and privilege

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports highlights from Disney's annual shareholder meeting.

  • NYT's Stewart: Hard to imagine growth with Star Wars

    Jim Stewart, New York Times, weighs in on Disney following the company's annual shareholder meeting.

  • Iger: Sitting on Trump council is not endorsement

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports highlights from Disney's annual shareholder meeting.

  • LOS ANGELES, March 8- Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger on Wednesday defended his seat on President Trump's business advisory council as an opportunity to voice opinions that will benefit the company and its shareholders. Another speaker, who identified himself as a member of the Colorado People's Alliance, said Iger's decision to remain on the council...

  • LOS ANGELES, March 8- Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger on Wednesday said his seat on President Trump's business advisory council provides an opportunity to voice opinions that will benefit the company and its shareholders. He referenced a song from the Broadway musical "Hamilton" called "The Room Where It Happens," saying it was important to have input in a...

  • LOS ANGELES, March 8- Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger on Wednesday said his seat on President Trump's business advisory council provides an opportunity to voice opinions that will benefit the company and its shareholders.

  • Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    Jim Cramer saluted the decision-making power behind the entertainment giant.

  • Morgan Stanley: Buy Disney

    Benjamin Swinburne, Morgan Stanley, discusses his call to upgrade Disney to "buy" and raise its price target. The "Fast Money Halftime Report" traders weigh in.

  • *Walt Disney rises after CEO says open to extending term. Feb 8- U.S. stocks were little changed late Wednesday morning as investors assessed a flood of quarterly earnings reports. Financial stocks, which have gained the most since Donald Trump's victory in the U.S.

  • Bob Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company.

    The entertainment titan also reported revenue that missed expectations in most of its segments.

  • *Walt Disney rises after CEO says open to extending term. Feb 8- U.S. stocks were slightly lower on Wednesday, weighed down by losses in bank and healthcare stocks. Oil prices fell 0.5 percent as an increase in U.S. crude inventories and a slump in Chinese demand implied that global oil markets remain oversupplied despite OPEC- led efforts to cut output.