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Disney CEO Iger sees
2012 pay rise to $37.1M

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:JoniTx, 1/19/2013 12:38:59 AM

LOS ANGELES— Disney CEO Bob Iger´s pay package got an 18 percent boost last year to $37.1 million as the company posted record revenue, net income and earnings per share. The Walt Disney Co. also cited Iger´s leadership in the $4.06 billion acquisition of "Star Wars" creator Lucasfilm, along with the launch of theme park additions, cruise ships and the expansion of the Disney Channel overseas. Iger, 61, saw the biggest jump in pay from the value of new stock option awards, which hit $7.8 million in 2012, up from $4.8 million in 2011, according to a regulatory filing

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: 4Justice, 1/19/2013 3:10:08 AM     (No. 9125780)

Disney is now so corrupt and badly run. Doesn´t the board decide CEO compensation? I would never buy their stock...maybe I would short it though. They screwed up after the success of Lion King and stupid greed that drove them to hire a bunch of unnecessary middle and executive management types and the eventual layoff of their entire staff of artists to be replaced by a few computer geeks to crank out tons of bad sequel movies. It makes me sick to think of what they did to that company. Ol´ Walt is spinning in his grave.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/19/2013 4:06:28 AM     (No. 9125791)

You won´t hear a peep from the corporate greed haters on this guy.

If it was the Koch Brothers,the left would be crying up a storm,saying nobody needs to make this much money and they´re overcharging customers.

I lost track a long time ago of all the subsidiaries Disney owns but if Obama picks up the phone and wants a favor,it´s there in 5 minutes.If you think this guy (Iger) is going to pay 39.5% taxes this year,you´re smoking something dangerous. He´s the type that would get an Obama carve out.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/19/2013 4:47:42 AM     (No. 9125807)

Disney & its CEO Iger are both in bed with the WH. For them, there is no such thing as a point where they´ve made enough money. Other demonrat bed buddies get rich on the taxpayer dime (think green crap).

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