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Susan Arnold: After 98 years, Walt Disney gets first woman chair

Arnold, 67, has been the lead independent director since 2018 and has served on Disney's board since 2007

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Christopher Palmeri | Bloomberg 



The Fox Star Studios team will also report to the Disney finance team in Los Angeles as part of the merger process.
Disney shares have sunk 22 per cent this year as the growth of the streaming business plateaued

named former Carlyle Group and Procter & Gamble Co. executive Susan Arnold as its chairman, replacing Bob Iger, who is nearing his previously announced departure from the company.

Arnold, 67, has been the lead independent director since 2018 and has served on Disney’s board since 2007. She’s also been a director at McDonald’s and NBTY. She’ll take on the position when Iger leaves the company on December 31.

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First Published: Fri, December 03 2021. 00:51 IST

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