- Dec 24, 2015
Bob Iger to step down as Disney CEO, effective immediately
Not sure if everyone is surprised by this or if this was expected.Bob Iger will step down as Disney CEO and assume the role of executive chairman, Disney announced Tuesday.
Bob Chapek, who most recently served as chairman of Disney parks, experiences and products, will assume the role of CEO, effective immediately, Disney announced. Chapek will continue to report to Iger and be appointed to the board of directors at a later date.