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    Post WDC Annual Meeting News Reports

    From BusinessWire.com:
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    The Walt Disney Company Continues Support of New Orleans and Gulf Region

    NEW ORLEANS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As part of The Walt Disney Company’s ongoing commitment to supporting the revitalization of New Orleans and the Gulf region, the Company held its 2007 Annual Meeting of Shareholders at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

    “No city in the United States has endured hardships like New Orleans and we felt it was right for us to come here as a means of providing support to the brave people of this great city,” said Bob Iger, president and CEO, The Walt Disney Company.
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    Post Kiss and Tell at Disney's Annual Meeting

    Here's a great article from BusinessWeek.com regarding the Annual Meeting and the changes within the WDC:
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    Kiss and Tell at Disney's Annual Meeting

    CEO Bob Iger got a wet one and CFO Tom Staggs got to deliver some good news to shareholders at the New Orleans lovefest

    by Ronald Grover

    You know things in the Magic Kingdom have changed when Walt Disney's (DIS) chief executive is delayed on his way into the annual meeting by a shareholder planting a big, wet kiss on his cheek. Of course, this is Bob Iger—not Michael You-Know-Who.
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    Read the full article here: http://www.businessweek.com/bwdaily/...eek+exclusives

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    Post Iger's choice of Disney meeting venue is personal

    Interesting short article regarding Iger's connection to New Orleans from scotsman.com via Reuters:
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    Iger's choice of Disney meeting venue is personal

    By Gina Keating

    NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - For Walt Disney chief Robert Iger, the decision to hold the entertainment giant's annual shareholder meeting in New Orleans on Thursday 18 months after Hurricane Katrina was as much personal as professional.
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    Post Davis derails Disney annual shareholder meeting

    Interesting report regarding the annual meeting from Jim Hill Media:
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    Davis derails Disney annual shareholder meeting

    What does it take to disrupt a carefully choreographed corporate event? Just one fiesty 75-year-old who dearly loves the spotlight. Jim Hill brings you the highlights from yesterday's shareholders presentation at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

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    Read the entire story here: http://jimhillmedia.com/blogs/jim_hill/archive/2007/03/09/davis-derails-disney-annual-shareholder-meeting.aspx

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