Bob Chapek’s Success With Disney Parks, Video Marked Him as CEO

Feb 26, 2020 · 4 min read
Bob Chapek. Photo: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

By Christopher Palmeri

When Bob Chapek was growing up in Indiana, the highlight of the year was the family trip to Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

The 60-year-old executive went on to oversee that very park as head of Disney’s resorts business, and now he’s taking charge of the entire $70 billion-a-year empire as the new CEO…

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