Walt Disney

The Walt Disney Co was founded by Walter Disney, who is best known for creating such cartoon characters as Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck and for pioneering theme parks. The group has theme parks in the US, Europe, Japan, China and Hong Kong.

Iger has presided over spectacular growth in world’s biggest entertainment company, with franchises ranging from Star Wars to Marvel superheroes

Bob Iger extends stay as Disney CEO until July 2019

Bob Iger, Walt Disney’s chief executive officer for more than a decade, agreed to a contract extension that will keep him atop the world’s largest entertainment company until July 2019.