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Robert Iger

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Entrepreneur

The Resume

    (February 10, 1951- )
    Born in Oceanside, New York
    CEO of Disney (2006-)
    Disney owns a movie studio, ABC, ESPN and theme parks
    President of ABC Network (1993-1999)

Why he might be annoying:

    He is divorced.
    One word: Disney.
    Under his leadership, he saw ABC decline in the ratings race in the late '90s.
    He let go of ABC sports commentator Al Michaels in exchange for Oswald the Lucky Rabbit.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He is credited with turning around the fortunes of Disney after a tumultuous tenure with Michael Eisner.
    He successfully wooed 3-D animation giant Pixar to be purchased by Disney.
    His great uncle, Jerry Iger, was a cartoonist at the studio.
    Ironically, Disney was reportedly anti-Semitic, yet Iger who heads the company that Disney created, is Jewish.

Credit: Birdienest81


Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 90 Votes: 62.22% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 6 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 95 Votes: 52.63% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 29 Votes: 48.28% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 12 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 12 Votes: 58.33% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 7 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 18 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 13 Votes: 61.54% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 16 Votes: 87.50% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 13 Votes: 76.92% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 20 Votes: 80.0% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 31 Votes: 64.52% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 9 Votes: 66.67% Annoying