Why Bob Iger Reconsidered His Retirement From The Walt Disney Co.

October 2, 2014 8:52 PM

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Why Bob Iger Reconsidered His Retirement From The Walt Disney Co.

Iger was supposed to retire in July 2016, and those two aforementioned guys were the leading contenders to succeed him (respectively the head of theme parks and the CFO). Problem was, neither of them was nearly as compelling a candidate as the guy already in the chair. And more important: The 63-year-old Iger looked around and decided there was nothing he would rather do, according to individuals with knowledge of his thinking.

Over the past year Iger has tried on for size a host of post-Disney career possibilities, including — according to one knowledgeable insider — a run for president. (His team strenuously denied this was the case.) Other options he's explored included a bid to become Major League Baseball Commissioner...

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