Walt Disney Co. reached a compromise with shareholders, saying it will split the roles of chairman and chief executive officer in the future under what the company called “normal” circumstances.
Anne Sweeney, co-chairman of Walt Disney Co.’s media networks group, will leave in January 2015 to become a television director.
Tomorrow, John Paulson’s elder daughter will be on stage at New York City Ballet, dancing in “Coppelia” as one of the children admiring the namesake beautiful doll created by a mad inventor.
Michael Eisner, who ran Walt Disney Co. for 21 years, said his successor, Robert Iger, should continue as chief executive officer beyond his recently extended term.
The buyers of Hulu LLC will lose next-day rights to television shows that the service now enjoys under its current owners, Michael Eisner, former chairman of Walt Disney Co., said in an interview.
Former Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Officer Michael Eisner said in a 1999 e-mail that “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” was as important to Disney’s ABC network as its National Football League deal.
Hollywood producer Brian Grazer, the Oscar winner who has collected art for more than a decade, made his first trip to the Art Basel Miami Beach fair yesterday.
Former Walt Disney Co. Chairman Michael Eisner signed a movie distribution deal with Universal Pictures, a key step toward his return to film production.
Haim Saban and former Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Officer Michael Eisner are among parties considering bids for Apax Partners LLP’s HIT Entertainment Ltd., the owner of Thomas the Tank Engine, said people with knowledge of the situation.
Michael Eisner, the former chief executive officer of Walt Disney Co., said it’s “highly unlikely” that he would take the chairman job at Tribune Co., the bankrupt newspaper publisher.
"Anne Sweeney leaves Disney, the most responsible for the success of the Disney Channel, practically the founder."
- Michael Eisner on Mar 11, 2014