The former Chief Executive Officer of Walt Disney Company from 1984 to 2005. Initially, he oversaw the production of several blockbuster films, aided the company diversify, saw its stock price increase, and helped raise annual revenues by $7 billion. But in the mid 1990s, the firm went through financial turmoil. He faced elevating criticisms because of his management style and decision-making. This leads to a decelerating popularity and he was not re-elected as Chair in 2004. He stepped down from his position in 2005.