• Why Time Ran Out For McDonald’s CEO
    Fortune - Jan 30
    Don Thompson’s days as CEO were numbered, it appears, when criticism for the chain’s sluggish performance began to be aimed at the company’s directors. Read »
    20 hours ago
  • Jack Dorsey Really, Really Approves Of Dick Costolo...
    Quartz - Jan 30
    Twitter CEO Dick Costolo’s been under fire lately, but today, Jack Dorsey, the social network’s cofounder and chairman, made a public show of rallying around him. Read »
    20 hours ago
  • How, And Why, Apple Overtook Microsoft
    NYT - Jan 30
    Less than two decades later, Apple has won. How this happened contains some important lessons — including for Apple itself, if it wants to avoid Microsoft’s fate. Read »
    20 hours ago
  • Mattel Vows Makeover After Slumping Sales, CEO Ouster
    Forbes - Jan 30
    Mattel reported disappointing fourth quarter earnings on Friday, days after ousting its CEO and warning of a sharp decline in sales over the all-important holiday season. Read »
    20 hours ago
  • Fire In Haste, Repent At Leisure: Sanofi Wonders Why...
    Fortune - Jan 30
    France’s largest company can’t find a French-speaking pharma expert who wants to work for its mercurial board. Read »
    20 hours ago
  • Meet The Man Who’s Supposed To Turn McDonald’s...
    Quartz - Jan 30
    There’s plenty of information out there about Steve Easterbrook, the 48-year-old Briton who will become the new CEO of McDonald’s on March 1. Read »
    20 hours ago
  • McDonald’s CEO Ousted As Troubles Deepen
    Fortune - Jan 29
    McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson finally ran out of time to fix the restaurant chain’s deepening problems. The company said on Wednesday said Thompson would step down as CEO and board member on March 1, and be replaced by... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Caroline Ghosn, From Consultant To CEO Of Leading...
    Forbes - Jan 29
    Caroline Ghosn is the co-founder and CEO of Levo, a social good startup that was created to “elevate young millennials in the workforce by providing the career resources needed to achieve personal and professional... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Zuckerberg To Investors: If You Only Care About...
    Mashable - Jan 29
    Mark Zuckerberg has a clear message to Facebook investors: If you don't like the idea of initiatives like Internet.org, then get out of the stock. That was the takeaway from an impassioned response Mark Zuckerberg gave... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Marissa Mayer’s New Reality
    Business Insider - Jan 29
    Tuesday afternoon, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced that the company would spin off its 15% stake in Alibaba into a new public company. The spinoff will happen this fall, after a lock-up period following Alibaba's... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Standard Chartered CEO Under Pressure
    Market Watch - Jan 29
    Hundreds of Standard Chartered PLC’s most senior executives gathered earlier this month on Singapore’s Sentosa island to address the global bank’s dimming fortunes. From a lectern at a colonial-style resort, Chief... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Hearsay Social CEO: 5 Tech Trends To Watch In 2015
    Fortune - Jan 29
    If there’s one theme we should take into 2015, it’s this: change is no longer just ubiquitous, it’s accelerating.We saw this in Facebook’s $22 billion purchase of WhatsApp; when celebrity selfies (versus fashion on... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Marissa Mayer Has Given Investors Exactly What They...
    Quartz - Jan 28
    It’s official: Yahoo is spinning off its lucrative stake in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba into a new listed entity. Here’s how the company illustrates the change Read »
    2 days ago
  • Tim Cook Says Apple Watch Ships In April
    TechCrunch - Jan 28
    The Apple Watch will start shipping in April to consumers, according to Apple CEO Tim Cook, who revealed that month as the expected target launch date for the company on Apple’s Q1 2015 earnings call. The timeframe for... Read »
    2 days ago
  • PepsiCo CEO Feeling The Heat To Develop Succession...
    NY Post - Jan 28
    Nelson Peltz plans to pressure PepsiCo as soon as this summer to have CEO Indra Nooyi develop a plan of succession, The Post has learned. Peltz, whose Trian Partners owns 1.2 percent of PepsiCo, on Jan. 16 announced a deal... Read »
    2 days ago