Once the news was confirmed, Bob Iger immediately sent an email to the staff announcing his return as Disney’s CEO. Funny memes have been created as a result of the email’s online dissemination and subsequent internet virality.
On November 21, it was announced that Iger would return to his position as Disney’s CEO. Before he made the decision to resign in 2020, he had been in that post for 15 years.
After his prior successful tenure at the organization, now that he’s back, folks may anticipate some wonderful things to happen.
Bob Iger’s Email to The Disney Staff Revealed
Iger acknowledged in the email that he was thrilled to resume his role as CEO and quipped that he was astounded to be back in the business.
He stated in his letter: “I am returning to The Walt Disney Company as Chief Executive Officer. It is with an extraordinary sense of gratitude, humility, and, I must say, a little amazement.
The fact that he informed everyone in his email that they would be able to deal with any uncertainty showed how much he trusted the Disney staff and cast members.
As he stated in his letter, “I know this company has asked so much of you over the past three years, and these times undoubtedly remain quite challenging, but as you have heard me say before, I am an optimist, and if there is one thing I learned from my years at Disney, it is that even in the face of uncertainty—perhaps especially in the face of uncertainty—our employees and Cast members achieve the impossible.”
The news of Iger’s return surprised Disney employees, who told Variety they initially believed the email to be a fraud. However, it was real.
Hilarious Memes Erupt Online After Bob Iger’s Email
Soon after Bob Iger’s email was widely shared online, memes referencing it started to circulate. Below are some examples of these:
Why Did Bob Chapek Leave?
The Hollywood Reporter claims that the declining sales and stock of the corporation was the primary factor in Disney’s decision to change course and hire Iger.
This year, the stock fell by more than 40%. Investors were concerned about the price of Disney’s streaming service at the same time.
It’s unclear what adjustments Iger might be implementing right now.