Jeff Shell, the new CEO of Comcast’s entertainment unit NBCUniversal, has tested positive for the coronavirus, he told employees in a memo today. Shell, 54, took over from Steve Burke as CEO as of January, said the “virus has been tough to cope with.” But he said he has been improving and was working remotely in Los Angeles. Shell is at least the second senior executive of a major media company...
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Iger’s Disney Fix-It Plan Has Something for Everyone
Bob Iger really should have run for president, as he once considered doing. His political instinct is unmatched, at least among CEOs. On Wednesday, in his first quarterly earnings call since returning to the top job at Disney, Iger offered something for everyone. A return of the dividend! Layoffs! Creative executives get their power back! Traditional TV is still important, Iger reminded...
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