• CEO Gives Back Bonus, Says He Doesn’t Deserve It
    Fortune - Dec 19
    Well, here’s something you don’t see too often. Or maybe never… Rick Holley is CEO of Plum Creek Timber Co. PCL 1.50% , a Seattle-based real estate investment trust that owns and manages around 6.8 million acres of... Read »
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  • Meet American Apparel’s New CEO
    Business Insider - Dec 19
    Fashion executive Paula Schneider is the new CEO at American Apparel. The brand officially terminated founder Dov Charney after allegations of misconduct. Schneider will start January 5. "My goal is to make American... Read »
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  • Kraft Food Announces CEO Change
    WSJ - Dec 19
    Kraft Foods Group Inc. said Chairman John Cahill will replace Chief Executive Tony Vernon next week, signaling a desire for faster change at the packaged-food giant amid an industrywide struggle for profitable growth. The... Read »
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  • How LearnVest’s CEO Raised $1 Million In 6 Months
    Time - Dec 19
    The day the LearnVest website went live is a day burned into Alexa von Tobel’s memory. It was New Year’s in 2010, and von Tobel was on a ski vacation with her family. She had spent the last few weeks building a website... Read »
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  • American Airlines CEO Restoring Lost Worker Pay To...
    Bloomberg - Dec 19
    American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) agreed to restore about $81 million in pay raises lost by flight attendants when they rejected a proposed contract last month. The accord was reached in a meeting today between American... Read »
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  • Outgoing eBay CEO Will Get A Supersize Exit Package
    Fortune - Dec 19
    EBay Inc Chief Executive John Donahoe will get an exit package worth an estimated $23 million after the company splits from payments unit PayPal next year, according to an agreement highlighted in a securities filing on... Read »
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  • The 5 Best Business Leaders Of 2014
    Entrepreneur - Dec 18
    It’s that time again. Yes folks, it’s time to rank the best business leaders of 2014—and who better to ask than Sydney Finkelstein, professor of strategy and leadership at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business, who... Read »
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  • Starbucks CEO Sounds Off About Racism In America
    Fortune - Dec 18
    Howard Schultz, the CEO of Starbucks SBUX 1.65% , is well known for taking a stand on political issues, from veterans rights to overcoming political gridlock (remember those Come Together cups during the debt ceiling... Read »
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  • American Apparel Fires Dov Charney And Hires Its...
    Mashable - Dec 18
    So long, Dov. American Apparel announced Tuesday that it has terminated its controversial founder and CEO Dov Charney "for cause" and appointed its first female CEO to take over in early January. Read »
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  • Marriott CEO Says Boomers Boosting Travel
    USA Today - Dec 18
    Arne Sorenson is just back from Miami. The president and CEO of Marriott International launched his newest hotel during the jampacked Art Basel show in Miami Beach, where he saw bustling activity. In fact, Sorenson is... Read »
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  • YouTube CEO: America Needs Paid Maternity Leave
    Time - Dec 18
    YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki wrote an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal Wednesday reminding everyone that paid maternity leave isn’t just good for women, it’s good for business. Read »
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  • Hudson Bay Names Former Toys ‘R’ Us Chief To CEO...
    Fortune - Dec 18
    Hudson’s Bay, the owner of the Lord & Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue department stores, has named Jerry Storch, the former top executive at Toys ‘R’ Us, to serve as its new chief executive. The department-store... Read »
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  • Where Is Jeff Weiner Taking LinkedIn?
    Recode - Dec 16
    Sure, LinkedIn can get you a new job — but CEO Jeff Weiner wants you to know it does a lot more than that. Over the past few years, the site has transitioned from a place to upload your resume to a social network for... Read »
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  • Spotify CEO Sees Bright Side To Taylor Swift Breakup
    CNN - Dec 16
    CEO Daniel Ek sees a bright side to Spotify's ugly breakup with Taylor Swift. "The public probably learned there's something called Spotify, and that it's not Pandora," Ek said in a Q&A with Billboard. Around the time of... Read »
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  • Why T-Mobile Is Offering Data Rollover: CEO
    CNBC - Dec 16
    T-Mobile moved on Tuesday to further disrupt the mobile services market by offering customers the opportunity to roll over unused monthly data, a first for a major carrier. CEO John Legere told CNBC's "Power Lunch" that... Read »
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