Milestones Mar. 28, 2005

APPOINTED. ROBERT IGER, 54, longtime ABC executive and president of Walt Disney Co.; as CEO, to replace his boss, Michael Eisner, who will step down in September, a year earlier than expected, after coming under fire for his autocratic management style and Disney's recent lackluster growth; by the board of directors; in Burbank, Calif.

CONFESSED. JOHN COUEY, 46, convicted sex offender; to the abduction and murder of third-grader Jessica Lunsford, whose body was afterward found 150 yards from the home in Homosassa, Fla., where she lived with her father and grandparents, ending a highly publicized search; in Augusta, Ga. Arrested on...

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