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Robert Iger, Disney President and CEO to Visit April 7
To Speak with Students as First Bendheim Executive in ResidenceTo Speak with Students as First Bendheim Executive in Residence
April 1, 2010 • by News at Marshall

Robert Iger, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company, will speak to Marshall undergraduate and MBA students at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, in "A Conversation with Robert Iger," at Davidson Conference Center. James G. Ellis, Marshall Dean, will provide the introduction.

Robert Iger is the inaugural visitor of The John Bendheim Executive in Residence Program at the USC Marshall School of Business, created by a gift from the Leon Lowenstein Foundation to bridge the intersection of knowledge and practice through on-campus participation by the world’s most vibrant and visionary leaders.

The sixth CEO in The Walt Disney Company's 86-year history, Iger was appointed to this post on October 1, 2005, after the company's board of directors elected him to succeed Michael D. Eisner in March 2005. Iger is also a member of the board of directors for the National September 11 Memorial & Museum and Lincoln Center, and serves on the Executive Advisory Board of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.

There is no charge to attend the event but advance tickets are required. For undergraduates, tickets can be reserved through the Student Services Office (HOH 200); MBA students can sign up through Career Services Online (CSO). For information contact the Marshall Office of Communications at extension 08974.

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