Disney will be headed by a woman for the first time in 98 years of its existence. Starting December 31, The Walt Disney Board of Directors will be headed by Susan Arnold, according to a statement from the company itself.
This post was previously held by Robert Iger, who announced his departure last year.
< Susan Arnold has a long career at Disney and served as Independent Chief Executive Officer for three years.
Robert Iger has already approved Arnold's candidacy, stating that it is “the perfect choice for him.” />