After Eisner: Stanley Gold's "Short List"

The outspoken Disney shareholder has Steve Jobs high on that list, and he's convinced the current CEO won't be there next year

In 1984, with Walt Disney Co. (DIS ) under attack from corporate raiders, former lawyer Stanley Gold engineered the hiring of Michael Eisner and Frank Wells, the team that brought the fabled company back from the brink. Now, the 61-year-old Gold, who runs Shamrock Holdings, Roy Disney's investment wing, is leading the fight to oust Eisner as Disney's CEO. The most recent skirmish: the annual meeting where 45% of Disney investors voted against Eisner's reelection to the board.

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