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Putnam CEO Bob Reynolds warns GOP: Don't mess with 401(k)s

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Putnam CEO Bob Reynolds warns GOP: Don't mess with 401(k)s


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Matthew Simoncini: Lear Corp. CEO funds youth education

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Matthew Simoncini: Lear Corp. CEO funds youth education


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Equifax CEO's quiet $70 million stock profit

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Fashion CEO planning hub for Detroit

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John Hancock names first-ever female president and CEO

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John Hancock names first-ever female president and CEO


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Legendary Emerson CEO Charles "Chuck" Knight dies

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Legendary Emerson CEO Charles "Chuck" Knight dies


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Commerce secretary: CEOs were wrong to quit Trump’s councils after Charlottesville

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Commerce secretary: CEOs were wrong to quit Trump’s councils after Charlottesville


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Shipper Golar LNG appoints Iain Ross as new CEO
Sept 21 (Reuters) - Shipping company Golar LNG Ltd said it has appointed Iain Ross as its new chief executive officer. Ross replaces Oscar Spieler, who was appointed as CEO last year after having previously led the company between July 2009 and June 2011. (Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Sunil Nair) Our Standards:   Read More ...
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Amazon's move into Whole Foods stores isn't going to hurt couriers, FedEx CEO says
FedEx's CEO had an undaunted response when asked on a call with analysts and investors about how Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods Markets may disrupt retailers and the courier business. "E-commerce is not going to eliminate the retailing sector of the country," FedEx CEO Fred Smith said Tuesday. "It's about 10 percent now. It's certainly going to grow as a percentage   Read More ...
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Builder CEO who cursed out comedian Kathy Griffin gives his side of story
This gentleman of a CEO really, really regrets calling comedian Kathy Griffin a "f---ing c---," "a b----," an "a--hole" and a "f---ing bald dyke" — but you have to realize what a BAD NEIGHBOR SHE IS! Jeffrey Mezger, the chief of major builder KB Home, lost his head and cursed out his neighbor Griffin in a tirade recorded by security cameras   Read More ...
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GE CEO confirms narrower focus for industrial cloud
John Flannery, General Electric’s new CEO, recently acknowledged plans to refocus the company’s cloud computing and data analytics efforts on a handful of key industries. Flannery started his new gig atop one of the world’s biggest companies on Aug. 1, replacing former CEO Jeff Immelt, who had spent five years staking out an ambitious plan for GE to build its own cloud computing data centers and services   Read More ...
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Two local business moguls share stories, laughs as their kids interview them
Ron Offutt, founder and chairman emeritus of RDO Equipment Co., and Bill Marcil Sr., chairman of Forum Communications Co., which owns The Forum newspaper, chatted on the Stage at Island Park while answering questions posed by their children, Christi Offutt, CEO and Chairwoman of RDO Equipment, and Bill Marcil Jr., publisher of The Forum and president and CEO of Forum Communications Co   Read More ...
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Panera CEO challenges McDonald's CEO to eat Happy Meals for a week
Panera Bread targeted what it calls rivals' "nutritionally empty" kids' menu items in a new social media campaign Wednesday that includes its CEO challenging fast food executives to eat their own kid menu items for a week. "For too long, food chains in the United States have served our children poorly," Panera's chairman and CEO Ron Shaich says in a video posted on Panera's Twitter account with the hashtag #KidsMenuChallenge   Read More ...
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Rothman Furniture closing all stores after 90 years
Updated at 9:10 a.m. with comments from CEO Jay Steinback. Rothman Furniture & Mattress is closing all six stores after 90 years in business. The family-owned chain based in O'Fallon, Mo., will begin holding liquidation sales next month at its Bridgeton; O'Fallon, Mo.; O'Fallon, Ill.; Alton; and two south St. Louis County locations. President and CEO Jay Steinback said competition from larger out-of-town rivals that entered the St   Read More ...
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BRIEF-Myos Rens Technology Inc appoints Joseph Mannello as permanent CEO
Sept 20 (Reuters) - Myos Rens Technology Inc * Myos Rens Technology Inc appoints Joseph Mannello as permanent chief executive officer * Myos Rens Technology Inc - Mannello previously served as company’s interim CEO since September 2016 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: Our Standards:   Read More ...
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JPMorgan Chase and IBM CEOs on need for tax reform, solving DACA
Republican lawmakers are expected to unveil a tax reform plan, but many of the details are still under wraps. On Tuesday JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon and IBM CEO Ginni Rometty sat down with "CBS This Morning" co-host Norah O'Donnell to talk tax reform, accelerating economic growth and solving DACA. Dimon also explains his comment earlier this year that being an American is "almost an embarrassment   Read More ...
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US bank CEOs are likely 'very afraid' of bitcoin, says wealth advisor
CEOs of U.S. banks are likely "very afraid" of bitcoin, according to a wealth advisor. Some financiers have said the cryptocurrency is an unwise investment because of its volatility or supposedly weak store of value, but bank chiefs have another reason to dislike bitcoin, said Rainer Michael Preiss, executive director at Taurus Wealth Advisors. "Of course, if you run a very large U   Read More ...
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Longtime Webster Bank CEO To Retire
James C. Smith, the longtime chief executive of Waterbury-based Webster Bank and son of the bank’s founder, will retire Jan. 1, and will be succeeded by the first CEO outside the Smith family in the bank’s 82-year history. Smith, 68, will be succeeded by John R. Ciulla, the bank announced Tuesday. Ciulla joined Webster in 2004, later leading commercial banking, and was named president in 2015   Read More ...
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People don't understand the magnitude of post-Harvey and Irma rebuilding, says Aecom CEO
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma caused billions of dollars in damage to homes, businesses and infrastructure, yet people are not fully understanding the magnitude of the issue right now, said Mike Burke, CEO of engineering company Aecom. According to a preliminary estimate by Moody's Analytics, the combined destruction from the hurricanes could range from $150 billion to $200 billion. Burke said that $200 billion figure is 25 percent greater than the damage caused by Hurricane Katrina   Read More ...
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UTC Chief Warns Against 'Tearing Up' NAFTA
The chief executive officer of United Technologies Corp. vigorously defended global trade Monday and argued against “tearing up” the North American Free Trade Agreement. Greg Hayes, CEO of the Farmington-based industrial conglomerate, spoke at the Concordia Annual Summit in New York, a gathering of business executives, leaders of nonprofit groups and politicians. Hayes singled out NAFTA, acknowledging that it’s an imperfect compromise, but worth defending   Read More ...
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Shiftgig hires LinkedIn vice president as new CEO
Chicago startup Shiftgig, often described as a LinkedIn for hourly workers, has hired a longtime LinkedIn executive to replace co-founder Eddie Lou ⇒ as CEO, the company announced Tuesday. Wade Burgess, former Chicago-based vice president of talent solutions for LinkedIn, will join Shiftgig on Sept. 25. Lou will become executive chairman. “I met Wade earlier this year and felt that his experiences over the last 20 years — particularly at LinkedIn — and his leadership style will take us to bigger and taller heights,” Lou said   Read More ...
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Tourmaline Labs Raises Funding, Names New CEO - socaltech.com
San Diego-based Tourmaline Labs, a startup developing location-aware smartphone software for mobile apps hsa raised a round of funding, and appointed a new CEO. According to Torumaline Labs, it has received an investment from ClearVision Equity Partners, and appointed Marc Brungger as its new CEO. Size and details of the funding were not announced. Brungger was previously CEO of Spireon, and also served as EVP & GM at Mitchell International   Read More ...
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BRIEF-Webster Financial Corporation announces CEO succession
Sept 19 (Reuters) - Webster Financial Corp: * Webster Financial Corporation announces CEO succession * Says John R. Ciulla appointed CEO * Webster Financial Corp - James Smith, chairman and CEO will retire from Webster and transition to non executive chairman Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: Our Standards:   Read More ...
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Equifax CEO added to Cramer's 'Wall of Shame'
Cramer asks how the heck Richard Smith, Equifax CEO, still has a job. The massive data breach was enough to land Smith a spot on the Mad Money 'Wall of Shame.'   Read More ...
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RPT-Deutsche Bank CEO faces board grilling on turnaround progress
(Repeats story first published on Monday) * Deutsche Bank CEO to brief board on progress * Some shareholders impatient with pace of change * CEO Cryan says taking “baby steps” on more risk By Tom Sims Cryan, along with his top managers, is in Berlin to update chairman Paul Achleitner and the rest of the supervisory board on progress on Deutsche Bank’s most pressing projects, a person familiar with the meeting on Monday and Tuesday said   Read More ...
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Shibinette appointed CEO of New Hampshire Hospital
CONCORD — Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Jeffrey Meyers announced Monday the appointment of Lori Shibinette, as Chief Executive Officer of New Hampshire Hospital. Shibinette, the deputy commissioner at DHHS, will assume her new post effective Oct. 20. “After conducting a national search, it was apparent that Lori is uniquely suited to the position due to her experience in healthcare management, policy and innovation, as well as her clinical background,” said Meyers in a statement   Read More ...
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella could have worked at Amazon — but he took an offer to run Bing instead
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella could have gone down a very different career path. Nadella has spent almost his entire career working up the ranks at Microsoft. But at one point, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos tried to get him to jump ship, according to a profile of Nadella in Fast Company. "Early on, Jeff Bezos was trying to recruit him [to Amazon]," North Dakota Gov   Read More ...
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BRIEF-AMREP announces appointments of chief executive officer and chief financial officer
* AMREP announces appointments of chief executive officer and chief financial officer * Says James McMonagle Jr appointed CFO * AMREP Corp - Robert Wisniewski retiring as chief financial officer of AMREP * AMREP corp - Prior to being appointed chief financial officer of AMREP, McMonagle had been vice president, finance of company since February 2017 Source text for Eikon:   Read More ...
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Utility CEO: Don't sell off failed nuclear project for parts
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An abandoned multi-billion dollar nuclear power construction project shouldn't be sold off for parts because it will be completed someday, the retiring CEO of a South Carolina utility that invested in the project told state senators Monday. Santee Cooper CEO Lonnie Carter questioned whether it makes sense to sell parts off for a portion of what they're worth, to reduce debt now, only to have to buy them at full cost later   Read More ...
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Utility CEO: Nuclear reactors will be built 'at some point'
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The retiring CEO of one of two utilities that abandoned a nuclear power project in South Carolina argues against selling the pieces, saying the reactors will be completed someday. Santee Cooper CEO Lonnie Carter told senators Monday that the utilities should not "walk away from this investment." He questioned whether it makes sense to sell parts off to reduce debt now only to have to buy them at full cost later   Read More ...
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A conversation with Duane Morris' new CEO
Duane Morris LLP, one of the city’s Top 5 law firms and one with an impressive global footprint, is getting new leadership. Matthew A. Taylor, 53, an active litigator who has headed the firm’s Trial Practice Group, will become chairman and CEO effective Jan. 1. Outgoing CEO John J. Soroko, 66, who has shepherded Duane Morris through some perilous times, is stepping down to return to full-time litigation   Read More ...
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Putnam CEO Bob Reynolds warns GOP: Don't mess with 401(k)s
Tax reform-hungry Republicans should keep their hands off the cash workers set aside for their retirement, says Putnam Investments CEO Robert Reynolds, who actively lobbying Congress as it prepares to address President Trump's top legislative priority for the fall. "We've been to every congressman, senator, everyone in the administration, everyone we can talk to," said Reynolds, a top Massachusetts Republican donor   Read More ...
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BRIEF-Atlas Technology CEO sees stronger than expected revenue, earnings growth in fiscal 2018
Sept 18 (Reuters) - Atlas Technology International Inc * Atlas Technology CEO sees stronger than expected revenue and earnings growth in fiscal 2018 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: Our Standards:   Read More ...
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BRIEF-Medizone International announces the appointment of David A. Dodd as new CEO
Sept 18 (Reuters) - Medizone International Inc * Medizone International announces the appointment of David A. Dodd as new chief executive officer Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: Our Standards:   Read More ...
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Deutsche Bank CEO gets brutally honest about what automation is going to do to banking jobs
Technology threatens jobs in many industries, but one bank chief is already predicting that "a lot of people" in his industry will see their roles taken by automation in the next five to 10 years. Deutsche Bank CEO John Cryan has made headlines before for his prediction that technology will end many banking jobs, but he offered more insight into exactly how the financial world will change in an interview with CNBC on the sidelines of the Singapore Summit   Read More ...
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Gubernatorial appointments for Sept. 18
Gov. Terry McAuliffe recently announced the following appointments: Virginia Board for People with Disabilities: Dennis M. Findley of McLean, architect, president and CEO, Studio Findley Design; founder and CEO, Wall Street on Your Street; Felicia L. Hamilton of Centreville, educator, Loudoun County Public Schools; Jocelyn A. Kilgore of Alexandria, psychiatrist; Christopher Nace of Alexandria, supervisor of intake and outreach for the Rehabilitation Services Administration at the Department on Disability Services in Washington, D   Read More ...
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What Uber's New CEO Needs to Do to Change the Narrative and Restore Confidence in the Company
Share Add to Run a Better Business What Uber's New CEO Needs to Do to Change the Narrative and Restore Confidence in the Company Dara Khosrowshahi faces a daunting list of challenges in his new role.   Read More ...
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NorthShore hospital system CEO Neaman to step aside
Mark Neaman will leave his role as president and CEO of NorthShore University HealthSystem in November after 26 years of leading the hospital system. Neaman, 66, who was at the helm of the health system during its recent, failed 2 1/2-year bid to merge with Advocate Health Care, will become executive chairman of the board through December 2018. Gerald "J.P." Gallagher, who serves as chief operating officer, will become president and CEO when Neaman steps aside   Read More ...
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BRIEF-Commerce Bank of Temecula Valley appoints Scott R. Andrews as president & CEO
Sept 15 (Reuters) - Commerce Bank Of Temecula Valley * Commerce Bank of Temecula Valley appoints Scott R. Andrews as president & CEO Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: Our Standards:   Read More ...
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Barclays CEO, under a regulatory investigation, wins praise from the bank's chairman
Barclays' chief executive, under investigation for a 2016 incident, has done "a fantastic job" in restructuring the bank amid challenges such as Brexit, according to the British bank's chairman. The bank's CEO, Jes Staley, is being investigated by regulators regarding his individual conduct after he attempted to identify a whistle blower. Staley admitted to making a mistake but was still re-appointed to head Barclays   Read More ...
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Matthew Simoncini: Lear Corp. CEO funds youth education
Lear Corporation President and CEO Matthew Simoncini. leads his company's contributions toward youth education and recreation in Metro Detroit. A strong supporter of the arts, he is also a board member of Michigan Opera Theatre and other groups. Daniel Mears, The Detroit News. East English Village native is at helm of firm that contributes millions annually to support efforts in Detroit, southeastern Michigan Buy Photo   Read More ...
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Verizon isn't threatened by AT&T, T-Mobile's promises of free HBO and Netflix: CEO Lowell McAdam
Verizon isn't threatened by AT&T snapping up Time Warner because it can negotiate those deals without having to spend billions on another media company, Chairman and CEO Lowell McAdam said. AT&T said on Tuesday that it would expand free HBO subscriptions to all of its Unlimited Choice customers, in addition to its Unlimited Plus users. The company agreed to purchase Time Warner for $85 billion in October 2016   Read More ...
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The pressure is rising on Equifax after FTC confirms investigation and Schumer calls out CEO
The Federal Trade Commission said Thursday it is investigating the data breach at Equifax that exposed the personal information of 143 million people, and New York's Sen. Chuck Schumer said the company's CEO and board should be be held accountable. "The FTC typically does not comment on open investigations," FTC spokesman Peter Kaplan said. "However in light of the intense public interest and the potential impact of this matter, I can confirm that FTC staff is investigating the Equifax data breach   Read More ...
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Wisconsin Bank & Trust to gain new CEO
Curtis Chrystal, president and CEO of Rocky Mountain Bank in Billings, Montana, will take over as president and CEO of Wisconsin Bank & Trust. Chrystal has more than 35 years of experience at banks in Montana, Iowa and Kansas and has degrees from Iowa State University and the UW-Madison Graduate School of Banking. Chrystal, 61, will succeed Kevin Tenpas in those positions while Tenpas, 59, will become president and CEO of Rocky Mountain Bank   Read More ...
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Equifax CEO's quiet $70 million stock profit
Millions of consumers may be furious at Equifax after the massive hack, but few have heard of Richard F. Smith. As the company's CEO for the last 12 years, he's presided over massive growth in revenue, profit and share price. As a result, the 57-year old executive has netted a staggering $68.9 million by selling Equifax shares just since the start of 2016, according to filings by the company   Read More ...
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BRIEF-Sprint CEO says "no comment" on M&A
Sept 14 (Reuters) - Sprint Corp: * Sprint Corp CEO says “no comment” on M&A -Goldman Sachs conference * Sprint Corp CEO says expects to beat 2016 customer addition numbers in 2017 -Goldman Sachs conference * Sprint Corp CEO says unlimited is a sweet spot for sprint due to cos spectrum position - Goldman Sachs conference * Sprint Corp CEO   Read More ...
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Fashion CEO planning hub for Detroit
Buy Photo. Detroit — The city is trying to lure expats back for major investment and Mayor Mike Duggan on Thursday announced it had landed a big one. Fashion CEO Jeffry Aronsson has committed to providing a plan in February for a fashion hub and campus in Detroit. The location, both said, is not yet determined, but it’s expected to engage smaller city-based companies and “grow Detroit brands   Read More ...
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