Walt Disney Co.'s /zigman2/quotes/203410047/composite DIS +2.46% board of directors on Wednesday said it has elected Susan Arnold to succeed Robert Iger as chairman, effective Dec. 31. Arnold, a 14-year member of the Disney board, previously was an operating executive at equity investment firm The Carlyle Group /zigman2/quotes/200142014/composite CG +4.69% from 2013 to 2021. Before that, she served as president of global business units at Procter & Gamble Co. /zigman2/quotes/202894679/composite PG -0.72% from 2007 to 2009.
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