Walt Disney Co. said today that chair Susan Arnold would step down after the coming annual meeting, to be succeeded by another director, Nike executive chairman Mark Parker. Arnold has been on the board since 2007, making this her 16th year. Disney noted she was leaving “pursuant to the 15-year term limit under Disney’s board tenure policy.” Parker is so well respected on Disney’s board that...
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Brian Brushwood’s online career illustrates how regularly social apps go up in smoke. The magician, who spent 15 years touring college campuses, started to post video clips of his life on the road online in 2006. He amassed more than one million followers on six-second video app Vine and one million followers on Google+. Then, both shut down. “I am king of the failed platforms,” Brushwood,...
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