• McDonald’s Ex-CEO Is Right When He Says A $15...
    Forbes - May 27
    Ed Rensi, the ex-President and CEO of McDonald MCD +0.43% USA, has said that a $15 minimum wage would lead to greater automation within the locations of that company and its franchisees. And, of course, he’s absolutely... Read »
    2 days ago
  • JetBlue CEO: Waiving Checked Bag Fees...
    CBS - May 27
    The airline industry expects an all-time high of over 231 million fliers just between June and August, which means more bags to screen and more headaches for the TSA. With the TSA under heightened pressure to reduce the... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Ryanair CEO: We Respond To Terrorist Attacks By...
    CNBC - May 27
    Despite recent terrorist attacks, airport security in the U.S. and Europe is "pretty effective" the chief executive of low-cost Irish carrier Ryanair told CNBC on Thursday. "But if some nutter wants to walk into a... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Lenovo CEO: Underestimated Difficulties Of Motorola...
    WSJ - May 27
    A year and a half ago, Lenovo Group Ltd. spent $5 billion to buy its way into growth sectors such as smartphones and servers as the personal-computer market slowed. But return to growth hasn’t come easily. The Chinese... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Gawker CEO Writes Open Letter To The Billionaire...
    Business Insider - May 27
    Gawker founder and CEO Nick Denton wrote an open letter on Thursday challenging the billionaire Silicon Valley investor Peter Thiel to a public debate on free speech. The letter comes one day after Thiel's admission in... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Six Flags CEO: We Found A Way To Refresh Rides, Save...
    CNBC - May 27
    As Americans pack their bags for Memorial Day weekend, thrill seekers may be headed to Six Flags to try out a virtual reality roller coaster. John Duffey, CEO of Six Flags Entertainment, told CNBC's "Squawk on the Street"... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Disney CEO Blasts Bernie Sanders For Accusing The...
    Fortune - May 26
    On a campaign stop in Anaheim on Tuesday, Bernie Sanders slammed one of the area’s most prominent players—Disney—and its CEO Bob Iger is none too pleased. At a rally near Disneyland, the Vermont Senator, who’s... Read »
    3 days ago
  • Computer Sciences CEO Is Betting On Expansion
    WSJ - May 26
    A surprise deal by Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. to shed its 100,000-employee services businesses cast a spotlight on Computer Sciences Corp. and its Chief Executive Mike Lawrie, who will lead the combined corporate... Read »
    3 days ago
  • Twitter CEO Urges Patience As Investors Fret Stock...
    USA Today - May 26
    Shareholder meetings are usually sleepy affairs, punctuated by near-unanimous re-elections of boards of directors and arcane discussions on operating expenses and stock options. But a funny thing happened at Twitter's... Read »
    3 days ago
  • Here’s One CEO Who Probably Justified His $94...
    Fortune - May 26
    It’s no secret that CEO pay vastly outstrips that of the average worker—the former earning by some measures 204 times more—but one CEO is a head above the rest. While CEOs of over 340 S&P 500 companies saw their... Read »
    3 days ago
  • Starbucks’ China Business Could Surpass US: CEO
    CNBC - May 26
    Starbucks is betting big on China, where the java giant's business has the potential to grow past that of the United States, CEO Howard Schultz told CNBC. Starbucks announced Thursday it would open its first international... Read »
    3 days ago
  • Visa’s CEO Just Threatened To Go After PayPal
    Recode - May 26
    PayPal has long been both a friend and a foe to credit card companies. But to Visa CEO Charlie Scharf, it's either one or the other. At a tech conference hosted by JPMorgan Chase this week, Scharf said he wants PayPal to... Read »
    3 days ago
  • Anthem CEO Says Cigna Deal Moving Forward
    WSJ - May 25
    Anthem Inc. Chief Executive Joseph R. Swedish acknowledged “dynamic tension” with Cigna Corp. over their $48 billion pending merger, but said the health insurers had resolved differences and are on track to receive... Read »
    4 days ago
  • Ohio Man Arrested In Death Of Former Coal Company CEO
    NBC - May 25
    An Ohio man fatally shot a former coal company executive at a cemetery where the businessman's wife is buried and has been arrested on a first-degree murder warrant, a sheriff said Tuesday. A second man has also been... Read »
    4 days ago
  • Atlas Energy Pays CEO $73 Million Cash, Becomes Penny...
    Bloomberg - May 25
    Atlas Energy Group LLC, a developer of oil and gas assets, paid Chief Executive Officer Ed Cohen $73.2 million in cash prior to its collapse and suspension from trading on the New York Stock Exchange. Cohen, 77, was among... Read »
    4 days ago