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He worked hard. He made his way up the ladder. He took over and he made it better. Unassuming as his name, the former chairman and CEO of The Walt
Disney Company has taken on some big-time risks to keep the heart and soul of an entertainment company alive and active.
From menial laborer at ABC, media executive Bob Iger became president and COO of Disney in 2000. By 2005 he was CEO and oversaw the acquisitions of Pixar, Marvel Entertainment, Lucasfilm and 21st Century Fox. In addition he swelled the Disney reach to include the Hong Kong Disneyland and Shanghai Disney Resorts.
“Iger is unassailable. He’s transformed his company from a stuffy media doyen into a sexy cultural force.” – TIME
Photos Courtesy Of: João Canziani, Getty Images, Random House
 Robert Iger, Mickey Mouse
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