Disney Executive's Exit Leads to Outside Hunt for Next CEO

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  • Exit complicates efforts to find successor to Robert Iger
  • Staggs is said to have struggled to gain support of board

Disney's Heir Apparent Tom Staggs Steps Down

For years, Walt Disney Co. Chief Operating Officer Tom Staggs was being groomed to succeed Chairman and CEO Robert A. Iger at the world’s largest entertainment company. Now those plans are off.

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