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    The Walt Disney Company (DIS)

    114.38 Down 4.29(3.62%) 10:49AM EST - Nasdaq Real Time Price
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    The Walt Disney Company
    500 South Buena Vista Street
    Burbank, CA 91521
    United States - Map
    Phone: 818-560-1000
    Website: http://www.thewaltdisneycompany.com

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    Industry:Entertainment - Diversified
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    Business Summary 

    The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. The company operates broadcast and cable television networks, domestic television stations, and radio networks and stations; and is involved in the television production and television distribution operations. Its cable networks include ESPN, Disney Channels, and ABC Family, as well as UTV/Bindass and Hungama. The company owns eight domestic television stations. It also owns and operates the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida that includes theme parks; hotels; vacation club properties; a retail, dining, and entertainment complex; a sports complex; conference centers; campgrounds; golf courses; water parks; and other recreational facilities. In addition, the company operates Disneyland Resort in California; Disney Resort & Spa in Hawaii; Disney Vacation Club, Disney Cruise Line, and Adventures by Disney; and Disneyland Paris, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, and Shanghai Disney Resort, as well as licenses its intellectual property to a third party for the operations of the Tokyo Disney Resort in Japan. Further, it produces and acquires live-action and animated motion pictures, direct-to-video content, musical recordings, and live stage plays; licenses trade names, characters, and visual and literary properties to retailers and publishers; publishes entertainment and educational books, magazines, and comic books; and operates English language learning centers in China. Additionally, the company is involved in the sale of merchandise through its retail stores, Internet shopping sites, and wholesale business. In addition, it creates and distributes entertainment and lifestyle content for interactive media platforms. The company was founded in 1923 and is based in Burbank, California.

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    Corporate Governance 
    The Walt Disney Company’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Nov 1, 2015 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 7.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Robert A. Iger , 64
    Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Member of Exec. Committee
    Mr. Alan N. Braverman , 67
    Sr. Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.
    Ms. Mary Jayne Parker , 54
    Chief HR Officer and Exec. VP
    Mr. Kevin A. Mayer , 53
    Sr. Exec. VP and Chief Strategyofficer
    Ms. Christine M. McCarthy , 60
    Chief Financial Officer and Sr. Exec. VP
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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