The Producers Guild of America announced today that Bob Iger, the Walt Disney Company Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will be honored with the 2014 Milestone Award. The award will be presented to Iger at the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony on January 19th, 2014 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
The Milestone Award is the Guild’s highest honor recognizing an individual or team who has made immense contributions to the entertainment industry. In the past, the Producers Guild has paid tribute to such industry leaders as Clint Eastwood, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Steven Spielberg, James Cameron, Ron Meyer and Walt Disney, as well as the 2013 recipients, Bob and Harvey Weinstein, among others.
“I’ve had the great privilege of working with some of the world’s best storytellers,” said Robert A. Iger, chairmen and CEO, The Walt Disney Company. “I am constantly inspired by the creativity and innovation at Disney, as thousands of people around the world work together to tell great stories in spectacular new ways. For 90 years, Disney has redefined what’s possible and raised the standard of excellence in entertainment. We continue to strive to live up to that legacy, and it’s very rewarding to see our efforts recognized in such a meaningful way by the Producers Guild of America.”