Roy E. Disney Issued the Following Statement Regarding The Walt Disney Company

BURBANK, Calif., Jan. 24 /PRNewswire/ --

Roy E. Disney issued the following statement regarding the Walt Disney Company:

"Animation has always been the heart and soul of the Walt Disney Company and it is wonderful to see Bob Iger and the company embrace that heritage by bringing the outstanding animation talent of the Pixar team back into the fold. This clearly solidifies the Walt Disney Company's position as the dominant leader in motion picture animation and we applaud and support Bob Iger's vision."