By: Theron Mohamed.
Former Disney CEO Bob Iger quit Apple’s board of directors last September. He resigned because Apple’s bets on original TV shows and movies meant it was competing more and more with Disney, he told CNBC. Apple’s board still boasts CEO Tim Cook, former Vice President Al Gore, and ex-Boeing CFO James Bell.
Apple’s board of directors lost Bob Iger, Disney’s CEO at the time, in September 2019.
Iger resigned because Apple’s shift towards creating TV shows and movies meant the two companies’ paths were “conflicting rather than converging,” he told CNBC.
“I just thought it was the right thing to do,” he added.
Apple’s board still boasts CEO Tim Cook, former Vice President Al Gore, and Boeing’s ex-CFO James Bell.
Source: Business Insider (2020)