Arthur Iger, a World war II Navy veteran, is famous as the father of Bob Iger.
Bob, whose full name is Robert Allen Iger, is the American business executive known as the Executive Chairman of 'The Walt Disney Company.'
Bob Iger boomed the market capitalization value
Bob took the position of CEO of 'The Walt Disney Company' in 2005 and led the company for 15 years.
Before that, he used to be the president of ABC television and Capital cities/ABC Inc.
His contribution helped the company reach a new height of success and set the new benchmark of achievement.
His strategies of widening the company's horizon in the international market by broadening the intellectual properties and expanding the company's theme park resort in East Asia brought fruitful results for the company.
During his tenure at Disney, he boomed the company's market capitalization value and made it reached 257 billion from 48.4 billion.
He was also responsible for the acquisition of successful companies such as Pixar, Marvel Entertainment, Lucasfilm, and 21st Century Fox, reinvigorates the Walt Disney Animation Studios, and branded the release strategy if its film studio's output.
He is endowed with various titles for his outstanding performance at Disney.
He was entitled as a Top Gun CEO by Forbes Magazine in 2009.
By the same magazine, his company was named as one of America's most admired companies.
He has even received a business person of the year by Time Magazine.
Married to a warm, loving person
Arthur is married to Miriam, who is a warm, loving person.
She used to work in Boardman Junior High School in Oceanside, New York.
The couple is blessed with two children from their togetherness, a son, Bob, and a daughter, Carolyn, who now reside at Port Jefferson.
Unfortunately, both of them are no more to enjoy their married life.
Arthur, a Jazz trumpeter, an expert on the Great American Songbook, a professor at New York Institute of Technology, and Advertising executive and executive manager of the Greenvale Marketing Corporation, died at 84 in 2010.
In his son's book, it was mentioned that he was suffering from manic depression and had gone through electroconvulsive.
Three years later, Miriam also left the world at the age of 85.
Two wedding of his son
There is not much information about the wedding of the couple. Talking about his son, his wedding happened twice.
His first wedded was with Kathleen Susan Iger, who was the president of AI Rokerinto Production.
However, the couple could not accompany each other and save their relationship for long.
After divorce, Bob found a new love to cherish his life.
His second marriage happened with Willow Bay in1995 in interfaith Jewish and Roman Catholic service in Bridgehampton, New York.
Journalist and dean wife
The second wife of Bob, Willow Bay, is a Journalist who used to be a model.
She used to be in the cover photo of several magazines and has worked with Ford Models Agency.
But along with time, she got interested in Journalism and started working on it.
She has hosted many shows that she is best known as the host of Moneyline of CNN channel.
Apart from that, she has also worked in the education sector and has served as a dean of USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.
The net worth of his son is:
|Source: Managing business
- His son, Bob Iger's age is 69 years.
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