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Anne Sweeney to step down as Disney chief

Anne Sweeney arrives at the 85th Academy Awards

(Credit: MCT)

Anne Sweeney, the Disney president who has long been graced (or burdened) with the label of "Hollywood's  Most Powerful Woman," is stepping down from the company early next year, Disney announced.  

"Mild shock" are the words that should greet this story - Sweeney, a well-regarded chief executive, was not expected to get Bob Iger's job when he steps aside next March (Iger is Disney...

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