• Robert Iger Will Remain Disney CEO Into 2019
    USA TODAY - Mar 23
    As many expected, Robert Iger will stay on a while longer as Disney's CEO and Chairman. The Walt Disney Company board said Thursday that it had extended Iger's contract to July 2, 2019. “Given Bob Iger’s... Read »
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  • Starbucks CEO Schultz Weighs In On Employment:...
    Starbucks - Mar 23
    Outgoing Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said that he and his successor will continue to push the coffee chain's "social impact agenda" regardless of gridlock in Washington. Schultz and Starbucks president, COO, and incoming... Read »
    6 days ago
  • Malaysia Air CEO Considers Jet Leases To Help...
    Bloomberg - Mar 23
    Malaysia Airlines Bhd. plans to seal deals for as many as 42 wide-body jets over the next few months as the unprofitable carrier seeks to rebuild its long-haul network following a surge in demand. Terms should be agreed... Read »
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  • How Sears CEO Lampert Cashes In As Stores Cash Out
    USA TODAY - Mar 23
    Eddie Lampert, the press-shy CEO, chairman and largest shareholder of Sears Holdings, may be all that’s standing between the beleaguered department store chain and bankruptcy. The conventional wisdom is that Lampert... Read »
    6 days ago
  • Citi Trends CEO Resigns To Pursue Another Opportunity
    MarketWatch - Mar 23
    Citi Trends Inc. said Chief Executive Jason Mazzola has resigned after two years in the position, and five years at the company, according to his LinkedIn profile. The Georgia-based apparel retailer said Mazzola resigned to... Read »
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  • This CEO Was So Broke He Had To Crash On Travis...
    Business Insider - Mar 23
    Today, programming software company Mashape announces a $18 million investment, led by famed Silicon Valley firm Andreesen Horowitz. Andreessen Horowitz general partner Martin Casado, who cofounded networking startup... Read »
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  • National Geographic Global Networks CEO Courteney...
    Recode - Mar 20
    Courteney Monroe, the CEO of National Geographic Global Networks, is bringing the 128-year-old company into the modern age of TV by betting on “fewer, bigger, bolder, much more creatively ambitious” shows on topics of... Read »
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  • It Will Be ‘Very, Very Difficult’ For...
    CNBC - Mar 20
    The chief executive of German manufacturer Bosch said the reduction of free global trade is a concern, and that it will be very difficult for President Donald Trump to recover U.S. manufacturing jobs, lost over the decades... Read »
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  • Airbnb’s CEO Brian Chesky Wants To...
    Fortune - Mar 20
    Airbnb co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky said he has high hopes for the next steps at his company — including transforming the way people travel. "It feels like there's a pretty big revolution coming there," Chesky said,... Read »
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  • The CEO Of Tech Giant VMware Gave Us His Best Advice...
    BusinessInsider - Mar 20
    Pat Gelsinger, CEO of Silicon Valley tech giant VMware, has a remarkable career history. He was born in Pennsylvania and grew up working on the family farm. "Our family raised dairy cows, pigs, soybeans, and sorghum,"... Read »
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  • AwesomenessTV Founder and CEO Brian Robbins at Code...
    Recode - Mar 20
    AwesomenessTV, which is co-owned by Verizon and Hearst, makes video content — usually short-form videos that work well on mobile platforms. It makes most of its money from YouTube. CEO and founder Brian Robbins has figured... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Sleep That Makes ‘Sense’: The Young CEO...
    CNBC - Mar 20
    James Proud, founder and CEO of Hello, wants to make sure you get a good night's sleep. The 25-year-old wunderkind has built a company valued at about $250 million around a voice-activated device called Sense. About the... Read »
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  • GoPro’s CEO: ‘We Failed To Make GoPro...
    CNBC - Mar 16
    After a rough couple of years, GoPro is embracing the smartphone, CEO Nick Woodman told CNBC's "Squawk Alley" on Thursday. "Our mission has never changed....which is that we believe that there's a megatrend of consumers... Read »
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  • Former Patagonia CEO Donates 1 Million Acres Of...
    Los Angeles TImes - Mar 16
    Kristine Tompkins and her late husband started buying and conserving land in South America more than two decades ago. Over the years, the couple — who had run the clothing companies Patagonia Inc., North Face and Esprit... Read »
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  • FedEx’s CEO Has Some Trade Policy Advice For Donald...
    Fortune - Mar 16
    FedEx CEO Fred Smith has some advice for President Trump ahead of his first ever meeting with China’s President Xi Jinping in April. It has to do with the controversial issue of trade with the Asian nation. “It’s... Read »
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