March 22, 2023

Bob Chapek (CEO Walt Disney Company) His Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife (Cindy Chapek), Children, Net Worth, Salary

Bob Chapek Bio – Bob Chapek Wiki

Bob Chapek is the Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company, one of the world’s largest media and entertainment companies and home to some of the most respected and beloved brands around the globe, including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, ESPN and National Geographic.

The board of directors of Disney announced on Tuesday, February 25th that Bob Iger had stepped down as CEO of the Walt Disney Company (DIS), effective immediately. He most recently served as chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. He comes in as the 7th CEO in Disney’s nearly 100-year history.

Prior to joining the company, Chapek worked in brand management at H.J. Heinz Company, and in advertising at J. Walter Thompson.

Bob Chapek Age

He is currently 60 years old.

Bob Chapek Education

He has a degree in microbiology from Indiana University Bloomington and received his MBA from Michigan State University.

Bob Chapek Walt Disney

Bob Chapek assumed the role of CEO of The Walt Disney Company on February 25th, 2020, and reports to the Company’s Executive Chairman, Robert A. Iger, and the Board of Directors. The former CEO Bob Iger is reported to have assumed the role of executive chairman and will direct the company’s creative endeavors, the company. Iger will stay on at Disney through the end of this contract on December 31st, 2021.

Chapek has been at Disney for around three decades. His stay at the company has been marked by growth and transformation. According to his bio on The Walt Disney website, Chapek is described as being a visionary leader, he has championed using creativity and cutting-edge technology to drive expansion and improve the guest and consumer experience developed and successfully implemented groundbreaking business models, and identified new revenue streams to achieve business objectives and sustain long-term growth.

Chapek served as Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products since the segment’s creation in 2018, and prior to that, he was Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts since 2015. The Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney’s iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe, and Asia; a top-rated cruise line; a popular vacation ownership program; and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney’s global consumer products operations include the world’s leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world’s largest children’s print publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.

Chapek also served as president of Distribution for The Walt Disney Studios, where he managed the Company’s film content distribution strategy across multiple platforms, and later as president of Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, where he led the organization to record-setting performances and played a key role in the commercialization of the Studio’s film business.

Bob Chapek Salary

Chapek’s new contract as The CEO of Walt Disney began on Feb. 24 and ends on Feb. 28, 2023, with his annual base salary increasing to $2.5 million.

Bob Chapek Wife (Cindy Chapek)

Chapek’s wife is Cindy Chapek, formerly, Cynthia Ann Ford. The Chapeks have been married for over three decades. The couple first met while attending Indiana University. She was born on January 4th, 1959, in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Bob Chapek Wife (Cindy Chaplek)
Bob Chapek Wife (Cindy Chapek)

Bob Chapek Children

Bob and Judy have three children; Kimberly Ann born in 1983, Brian Alan born in 1987 and Kelly Marie born in 1995; all of them graduated from Moorpark High School.