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Nov. 23 (UPI) — Returning Disney chief Bob Iger plans to retain an employee town hall Monday morning to talk about plans for the corporate. He became once rehired as CEO closing weekend.
In accordance with CNBC, Iger said in a memo to staff he’ll talk about the means forward for Disney and solution questions on what’s ahead. He’ll talk from the Walt Disney Studio Lot in Burbank, Calif.
“On Monday, I will likely be returning to the Walt Disney Studio Lot, a jam I in actuality occupy always beloved. I’m alive to to be rejoining dear colleagues and meeting original group contributors who’ve turn out to be section of our company this previous yr,” Iger wrote in the message.
Iger returned as CEO on Monday, after he stepped down in February 2020 to turn out to be Disney’s executive chairman.
The 71-yr-aged is returning to lead the corporate following a mixed fourth quarter that saw its Disney+ subscription carrier develop by 12.1 million customers however at a model of $1.5 billion. On the yr, secure earnings for the corporate became once $162 million, representing an handiest 1% lengthen from 2021.
The surprise switch means Bob Chapek — who became once appointed chief executive after Iger and had previously served as chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Merchandise — will likely be stepping down.
Iger became once Disney’s chief executive from 2005 to 2020 and is credited with shopping a pair of of its biggest producers, alongside with Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm and 21st Century Fox.