Dow 30 Component, The Walt Disney Company (DIS), and its subsidiaries is a diversified worldwide entertainment company that operates in four business segments: Studio Entertainment, Media Networks, Parks and Resorts, and Consumer Products & Interactive Media.
Reportedly, The Walt Disney Company (DIS) Chief Executive Officer Bob Chapek has been elected to the board by the company’s Board of Directors.
“Bob Chapek has demonstrated remarkable leadership in the face of unprecedented challenges that were unimaginable when he became CEO just seven weeks ago, and we’ve watched him navigate this very complex situation with decisiveness and compassion. We are pleased to add Bob to the Board, as we stated we would when he was named CEO,” stated Susan Arnold, independent Lead Director of the Disney Board.
Prior to his role as CEO, Mr. Chapek served as Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences. He was responsible for the opening of Disney’s first theme park and resort in mainland China, Shanghai Disney Resort and numerous guest offerings across Disney’s six resort destinations in U.S., Europe, and Asia. With a B.S. in Microbiology at Indiana University Bloomington and an MBA from Michigan State University, Mr. Chapek worked in brand management at H.J. Heinz Company and in advertising at J. Walter Thompson before joining Disney.
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