Former Disney chief Robert Iger to join VC firm Thrive Capital

Former Disney chief Robert Iger to join VC firm Thrive Capital

FILE PHOTO: Disney's Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger speaks during the Bloomberg Global Business Forum in New York City, New York, U.S., September 25, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Thrive Capital said on Tuesday that Walt Disney Co’s former top boss, Robert Iger, will join the investment firm as a venture partner.

Iger will advise on day-to-day initiatives including mentoring startup founders and identifying new investment opportunities, the Wall Street Journal reported earlier in the day.

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