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Helping Your Successor Be a Success Bob Iger, one of America’s most famous chief executives, has returned to The Walt Disney Co. as its CEO, again. After a CEO succession gone wrong, the company’s board of directors reportedly asked Iger to return in November to lead the company he had departed about a year earlier. The Wall Street Journal described how Iger, while maintaining the executive chairman title until about a year ago, had disagreed publicly with his successor and set off a “whisper campaign across Hollywood that never quite allowed [Bob] Chapek to escape his predecessor’s shadow.” Chapek had…

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Naomi Snyder


Editor-in-Chief Naomi Snyder is in charge of the editorial coverage at Bank Director. She oversees the magazine and the editorial team’s efforts on the Bank Director website, newsletter and special projects. She has more than two decades of experience in business journalism and spent 15 years as a newspaper reporter. She has a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Illinois and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.

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