Robert A. Iger's Journey

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Robert A. Iger’s Journey to the Top In the words of Walt Disney, “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” The CEO and Chairman of The Walt Disney Company, Robert A. Iger, is a true example of this quote. Robert Iger start with a dream to get to the top of the film entertainment world starting as a young man and work very hard to get to where he is now. Robert has had to deal with companies merging and changes in film industries but as a true CEO he was about to embrace the true work ethic of CEO. However every dreamer has had to deal with challenges, but Robert has used {…} Robert is a true CEO and has a mind for new improvements, and truly embraces the Walt Disney quote in every actions as he works to the…show more content…
Robert really want to work higher in the Film Industry into the management. He was able to build up in the ranks began to get better jobs until he reached the top and becoming ABC vice president. After the merge of Capital Cities and ABC he soon became the president of the merger companies. Few years later Disney and ABC were to merge, this impacted Robert greatly getting promoted to the President of the Walt Disney Company and then soon getting a position as chairman on the board of directors. Until finally in 2000, Robert was promoted to CEO of the Walt Disney Company (Marc). Robert Iger is known for very strong, honest work ethic. Robert is best known for finding the best work force to get the job done, for finding new ways of technology in the film industry and being able to learn from failure. Robert Iger known for wanting to find the best employees and put them in the right positions to do the best work. The Disney EVP and CFO Jay Rasulo quotes CEO Robert Iger saying, “I’ve heard Bob say more than once, ‘If I can’t trust a person to do that, then I need a different person. And so we all are empowered to basically run those business areas. I would say that Bob has a states vs. federal philosophy” (Reingold). Iger helped Disney take new technologies and use them in the best ways to help the company become
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