CNBC is reporting that if the Disney merger with Twenty-First Century Fox corporation comes to fruition then Disney CEO Bob Iger is likely to remain with the company to make sure the merger is completed in a seamless manner.
The possible merger was reported last week with the companies now close to finalizing the terms of the deal. The merger would include many Twenty-First Century Fox properties like Star, Fox’s Nat Geo, stakes in Sky and Hulu, movie studios, and regional sports networks. Fox properties not part of this merger would include Fox Sports, Fox’s news and business news divisions and its broadcast network.
Back in early October of this year, Bob Iger had officially announced that he would step down from his role when his contract expires in mid-2019. It would make sense that Disney would want to keep Iger on through this potential merger. During his tenure, Iger has overseen the acquisitions of Pixar, Marvel, and Lucasfilm. More than likely he would remain at Disney for two to three years after finalizing a deal.
Source Credit: CNBC
Are you ready to start planning your amazing Disney vacation? Our friends at MickeyTravels (designated with Platinum Earmarked status by Disney) can help! Click Here for your FREE No Obligation Quote from one of their Authorized Disney Vacation Planners.
Ready to experience Disney for yourself? There are still fantastic 2017 Summer and Fall packages to be had. Click here or send an email for a FREE, no obligation quote with an Authorized Disney Vacation Planner.
Want more help planning your next Disney vacation? As an Authorized Disney Vacation Planner, my goal is to help you plan the Magic your way. I create customized itineraries, book advanced dining and FastPass+ reservations, monitor for discounts for your vacation, and much much more! And did I mention that my services are FREE? Get in touch toll-free at 1-800-454-4501, via email at email@example.com or follow along on Facebook.
Thank you for visiting Chip and Co - Your home for the best in Disney News!
Please note we sometimes get commissions for purchases made through links in our posts.
Latest posts by Sarah Phillips (see all)
- Complete Guide To The 2018 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival - February 25, 2018
- Royal Garden Tea Tour Returns For 2018 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival - February 24, 2018
- Explore The Cities Of Norway With Disney Cruise Line - February 24, 2018