Eisner's Foes Aren't Appeased

Farrell, Mike
September 2004
Multichannel News;9/20/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 38, p85
This article focuses on Michael Eisner, CEO of the Walt Disney Co. Michael Eisner thought his decision to resign after his contract expires in 2006 would take some of the pressure off him and his management team. Former Disney Co. director Roy Disney threatened to Launch a proxy fight for a new slate of company directors unless the hoard finds a replacement for Eisner before his contract ends in 2006. Disney and his long-time financial adviser and fellow dissident shareholder Stanley Gold launched an effort at the company's annual meeting in Philadelphia to withhold votes for Eisner's election to the board of directors.


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