December 19, 2022

The Disney Boss Who Wouldn't Let It Go

by The Journal

When Bob Iger stepped down as CEO of the Walt Disney Company, he continued to wield influence as executive chairman. His successor in the corner office, Bob Chapek, begrudged Iger’s active role. WSJ’s Joe Flint explains how tensions mounted between the two men and led to a corporate coup that shook Hollywood.

Further Reading:

-Bob Iger vs. Bob Chapek: Inside the Disney Coup 

Further Listening:

-How Disney’s CEO Got Caught in Florida’s Fight Over Gay Rights 

-Why Florida is Fighting with Walt Disney World 

-Disney CEO Bob Chapek on Whether the Company Is “Too Woke” 

Where to Listen