• Oracle's Safra Catz among two new members named to Disney board

    One year ago - By Reuters

    Media company Walt Disney Co on Thursday named Oracle Corp's chief executive, Safra Catz, and her counterpart at Illumina Inc , Francis A. deSouza, to its board.
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  • Walt Disney Makes Two Big Additions to Its Board

    One year ago - By Fortune

    Media company Walt Disney on Thursday named Oracle's chief executive, Safra Catz , and her counterpart at Illumina, Francis A. deSouza, to its board.
    Disney said their election would be effective Feb. 1 but it was yet to decide on which committees they would serve on.
    The company currently has 12 members on its board, including Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter's Jack Dorsey.
    The election of the two new members comes at a time when Disney is said to be in the lead to acquire much of Twenty-First Century Fox's media empire.
    Disney CEO and chairman Bob Iger contemplates on extending his...
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