Disney CEO departs Apple's board with video showdown looming

Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Disney CEO Bob Iger has resigned from Apple’s board, just a couple of months before both companies are set to launch their independent streaming services. Iger resigned on September 10th, according to a filing from Apple to the US Securities and Exchange Commission. That’s the same day Apple unveiled the launch date and subscription price for Apple TV Plus, which officially made Apple and Disney competitors. “I have the utmost respect for Tim Cook, his team at Apple and for my fellow board members,” Iger said in a statement published by The Hollywood Reporter. “Apple is one of the world’s most admired companies, known for the quality and integrity of its products and its people, and I am forever grateful to have served as a member of... Continue reading…

Disney CEO departs Apple's board with video showdown looming

Walt Disney Co. CEO Robert Iger has stepped down from Apple's board of directors as the two companies prepare to launch competing video streaming services aimed at market leader Netflix.

Sat 14 Sep 19 from TechXplore

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Wed 18 Sep 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from his Apple board seat

The news came in an SEC filing on Friday.

Mon 16 Sep 19 from Arstechnica

Disney CEO Robert Iger departs Apple's board with video streaming showdown looming

Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Iger has stepped down from Apple's board as the two companies prepare to launch competing video streaming services.       

Fri 13 Sep 19 from USA today

Bob Iger steps down from Apple's board as Disney becomes a competitor

Disney CEO Bob Iger resigned from Apple's board of directors Friday, just as the two companies are becoming streaming media competitors.

Fri 13 Sep 19 from CNN

Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple board as TV battle looms

Apple Inc said on Friday Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger had resigned from the company's board of directors on Sept. 10 as the two companies prepare to take each other on head-to-head ...

Fri 13 Sep 19 from Reuters Technology

Disney CEO Iger departs Apple board ahead of Apple TV Plus launch - CNET

The longtime board director had said he'd resign if the two companies became competitors.

Fri 13 Sep 19 from CNET

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