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Heeg named new CEO of GrapeTree

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Heeg named new CEO of GrapeTree


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Hyatt CEO says Airbnb has actually helped the hotel giant grow

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Hyatt CEO says Airbnb has actually helped the hotel giant grow


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Anthem picks former UnitedHealth executive to become CEO

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Anthem picks former UnitedHealth executive to become CEO


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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos just sold $1.1 billion worth of his stock

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos just sold $1.1 billion worth of his stock


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Proposed tax plan could lead to housing recession, says home builders association CEO

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Proposed tax plan could lead to housing recession, says home builders association CEO


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Re/Max investigates 'allegations of wrongdoing'; delays earnings report

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Re/Max investigates 'allegations of wrongdoing'; delays earnings report


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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff reminds employees of workplace drinking ban: 'Alcohol is a drug'

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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff reminds employees of workplace drinking ban: 'Alcohol is a drug'


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Unilever drafts in search firm to look for new CEO: Sky News
(Reuters) - Consumer goods maker Unilever NV () () has begun working with executive search firm Egon Zehnder International to help to identify a successor to Chief Executive officer Paul Polman, Sky News reported on Thursday. No date has been set for Polman's retirement, but he is expected to step down in about 18 months, Sky News said, citing people close to the matter   Read More ...
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Robots will 'no doubt' replace millions in our industry in a few years, Dilmah CEO says
A major robotic disruption appears set to hit the tea industry, putting at stake the livelihoods of millions of mostly low-wage workers around the world, according to the CEO of a global beverage business. At Sri Lankan tea company Dilmah, tea picking — a fundamental step in the production process — has been handled largely by humans, said Dilhan Fernando, the firm's chief executive   Read More ...
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Miner SouthGobi fires chief executive; says business as usual
HONG KONG, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Vancouver-based coal miner SouthGobi Resources Ltd said on Thursday it sacked its chief executive officer (CEO), who is a suspect in a fraudulent loan case, with immediate effect, because of his inability to fulfil his daily duties. The former CEO, Aminbuhe, was also removed as chairman of the board but would remain as a non-executive director, the company said in a statement to the Hong Kong stock exchange, providing only one name for him   Read More ...
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UPDATE 1-Brazil's BRF appoints Drummond as CEO to kick-start results
(Recasts lead with context; adds background information ) By Ana Mano SAO PAULO, Nov 22 (Reuters) - The board of food processor BRF SA has tapped veteran Brazilian executive José Aurélio Drummond Jr to lead a turnaround after a string of losses. Drummond will take over as chief executive officer from Pedro Faria on Dec. 22, according to a securities filing on Wednesday   Read More ...
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JPMorgan CEO Says New US President Likely In 2021
Chicago: Jamie Dimon, chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co, on Wednesday said he expects to see a new US president in 2021 and advised Democrats to come up with a "pro-free enterprise" agenda for jobs and economic growth. Asked at a luncheon hosted by The Economic Club of Chicago how many years President Donald Trump will be in office, Dimon said, "If I had to bet, I'd bet three and half   Read More ...
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Brazil's BRF appoints Drummond as CEO
SAO PAULO, Nov 22 (Reuters) - The board of Brazilian food processor BRF SA has appointed José Aurélio Drummond Jr as its new chief executive officer, according to a securities filing on Wednesday. Drummond, who previously ran Brazilian energy company Eneva SA and the Latin American operations of appliance maker Whirlpool Corp and aluminum producer Alcoa Corp , will replace Pedro Faria, effective Dec   Read More ...
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BRIEF-Nuvo Pharmaceuticals announces appointment of Jesse Ledger as CEO
Nov 22 (Reuters) - Nuvo Pharmaceuticals Inc * Nuvo Pharmaceuticals™ announces appointment of Jesse Ledger as president & chief executive officer * Nuvo Pharmaceuticals - Ledger assumes CEO role from John London who will become co’s executive chairman & continue to serve on its board * Nuvo Pharmaceuticals Inc - Dan Chicoine, previously chairman of company, will continue as a   Read More ...
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This tax loophole led to massive CEO pay packages. Why eliminating it isn’t likely to rein them in.
Twenty-five years ago, Bill Clinton campaigned on an idea for limiting excessive pay for American CEOs: Cap the tax deductibility of top executives' compensation at $1 million, and companies, not wanting bigger tax bills, might reel in their pay. In his 1993 budget, advisers suggested a compromise: Companies couldn't deduct CEO pay over $1 million unless it was "performance-based." But many believe the loophole had the opposite effect, driving companies instead to pay more in stock options and certain performance-based bonuses, which actually supercharged the growth in CEO pay   Read More ...
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JPMorgan Chase CEO sees early results of $40 million investment in South, West sides during Chicago visit
In a community room in Chicago’s Homan Square neighborhood on Tuesday, Jamie Dimon sat down with a few Chicagoans trying to boost their job skills, and others working to help South and West side residents share in the economic growth other parts of the city have seen. Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase, the nation’s largest bank by deposits, asked what kinds of financial coaching programs participants had found helpful and if they’d shared what they learned with their children   Read More ...
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HPE CEO Whitman's surprise exit stumps Wall Street
(Reuters) - Shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co () fell 6 percent on Wednesday after Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman’s decision to step down from the role took Wall Street by surprise. Whitman, one the most high-profile executives in the United States, said on Tuesday she would quit as CEO in February and hand over the reins to company veteran Antonio Neri   Read More ...
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New H&R Block CEO Jeff Jones to preview tax filing season | The Kansas City Star
H&R Block’s new CEO Jeff Jones will hold his first quarterly session with shareholders and analysts on Dec. 6, as questions about tax reform in Washington linger on investors’ and customers’ minds. Jones became the Kansas City-based tax preparation company’s top executive in early October following the retirement of Bill Cobb at the end of July. Jones’ addition had been announced shortly before H&R Block’s previous quarterly conference call in August, but he sat out as then-interim CEO Tom Gerke led the session   Read More ...
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HP Enterprise CEO Meg Whitman to step down - Reuters TV
Transcript >> Hewlett Packard Enterprise on Tuesday said it's CEO Meg Whitman will step down and will hand the reigns to the company's President Antonio Neri who will take over on February 1st. The news sending the company stock down 7.5% in trading after the closing bell. The departure marks the end of what's been widely seen as a successful tenure during a turbulent time at the company   Read More ...
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Henrico-based Elephant Insurance names Italian native as new CEO
Elephant Insurance Services, the fast-growing Henrico County-based seller of direct-to-consumer insurance, has a new chief executive officer. Alberto Schiavon, 31, a native of Italy and a five-year employee of Admiral Group, Elephant’s United Kingdom-based parent company, became the CEO of the U.S. subsidiary on Nov. 1. The company made the announcement Tuesday. Schiavon takes over as CEO from Henry Engelhardt, the co-founder and former CEO of Admiral Group, who had stepped out of retirement in March to serve as Elephant’s interim CEO following the departure of Kevin Chidwick, who had served as the top executive since 2012   Read More ...
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Meg Whitman stepping down as CEO of HP Enterprise
Meg Whitman, who oversaw the breakup of one of Silicon Valley’s pioneering companies, is stepping down as CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. Hewlett Packard Enterprise said Tuesday that Whitman will hand over the reins of the company to its president, Antonio Neri, on Feb. 1. Whitman, 61, took over Hewlett-Packard Co. in 2011 after it suffered a series of losses amid rising competition under her predecessor, Léo Apotheker   Read More ...
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Meg Whitman stepping down as HP Enterprise CEO
NEW YORK (AP) — Meg Whitman, who oversaw the breakup of one of Silicon Valley's pioneering companies, is stepping down as CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. HPE said Tuesday that Whitman will hand over the reins of the company to its president, Antonio Neri, on Feb. 1. Whitman, 61, took over in 2011 at the former Hewlett-Packard Co., a company founded in 1939 and for years a tech bellwether   Read More ...
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Meg Whitman stepping down as HP Enterprise CEO
NEW YORK (AP) — Meg Whitman, who oversaw the breakup of one of Silicon Valley's pioneering companies, is stepping down as CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. HPE said Tuesday that Whitman will hand over the reins of the company to its president, Antonio Neri, on Feb. 1. Whitman, 61, took over in 2011 at the former Hewlett-Packard Co., a company founded in 1939 and for years a tech bellwether   Read More ...
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Hewlett Packard CEO Whitman says she has no plans for political office
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Hewlett Packard Enterprise Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman, who announced on Tuesday she will step down early next year, said she has no plans to run for public office. Whitman ran unsuccessfully for California governor in 2010, and she has served on the presidential campaigns of Republican former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie   Read More ...
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Meg Whitman stepping down as HP Enterprise CEO
New York – Meg Whitman, who oversaw the breakup of one of Silicon Valley’s pioneering companies, is stepping down as CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. HPE said Tuesday that Whitman will hand over the reins of the company to its president, Antonio Neri, on Feb. 1. Whitman, 61, took over in 2011 at the former Hewlett-Packard Co., a company founded in 1939 and for years a tech bellwether   Read More ...
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Uber concealed data hack from 2016; 57 million customers affecte - | WBTV Charlotte
(RNN) – Hackers stole data from Uber in 2016 on 57 million customers and drivers, Uber’s CEO announced Tuesday. The third-party cloud service containing user data was breached, but the company thinks that information pertaining to credit card numbers, bank accounts, Social Security numbers nor trip history were breached. CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said the company is notifying the drivers who were compromised and offering them fraud protection   Read More ...
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Uber CEO says company failed to disclose massive breach in 2016
(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] failed to disclose a massive breach last year that exposed the data of some 57 million users of the ride-sharing service, the company’s new chief executive officer said on Tuesday. Discovery of the company’s handling of the incident led to the departure of two employees who led Uber’s response to the incident, said Dara Khosrowshahi, who was named CEO in August following the departure of founder Travis Kalanick   Read More ...
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Meg Whitman steps down as HP Enterprise CEO
NEW YORK (AP) — Meg Whitman, who oversaw the breakup of one of Silicon Valley's pioneering companies, is stepping down as the CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. HPE said Tuesday that Whitman will hand over the reins of the company to its president, Antonio Neri, on Feb. 1. Whitman, 61, took over in 2011 at the former Hewlett-Packard Co., a company founded in 1939 and for years a tech bellwether   Read More ...
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Fmr. Wells Fargo CEO on taxes and the impact on home buyers
Richard Kovacevich, former chairman & CEO of Wells Fargo, discusses the provisions in the tax plan that could hurt home buyers.   Read More ...
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Meg Whitman to leave role as CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, shares tumble 6%
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Chief Executive Meg Whitman will step down early next year. President Antonio Neri will take on the role of CEO as of Feb. 1, 2018, and both Whitman and Neri will be on the board, the company announced Tuesday. HPE shares fell more than 6 percent after hours. The company also reported quarterly earnings on Tuesday. "Today, Hewlett Packard moves forward as four industry-leading companies that are each well positioned to win in their respective markets," Whitman said in a statement   Read More ...
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Homeowners hurt by GOP tax plan are those who can afford it, says ex-Wells Fargo CEO
There may be concerns about the impact of the Republican tax reform bill on the housing market, but former Wells Fargo CEO Richard Kovacevich told CNBC on Tuesday that it is mainly the rich who will feel the pain. The House GOP plan halves the deduction of mortgage debt for newly purchased homes to $500,000, while the Senate bill leaves it intact at $1 million   Read More ...
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There's a '50/50' chance Meg Whitman will run for president in 2020, says Kevin O'Leary
Now that Meg Whitman is stepping down as CEO of Hewlett Packard, there's a "50/50 chance" she'll run for president in 2020, O'Shares ETF Investments chairman Kevin O'Leary predicted on Tuesday. Whitman announced on Tuesday she would be leaving her role as CEO early next year. She will remain on the board. "Watch it happen. She's running for president." Whitman is no stranger to politics   Read More ...
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HP Enterprise CEO Meg Whitman to step down
(Reuters) - Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co said on Tuesday that Meg Whitman was stepping down as chief executive officer, sending its shares down 7.4 percent in trading after the bell. Whitman engineered the biggest breakup in corporate history during her 6 year tenure at the helm, creating HPE and PC-and-printer business HP Inc from parent Hewlett Packard Co in 2015. Whitman will be succeeded by the company’s president, Antonio Neri, who takes over from Feb   Read More ...
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BRIEF-Hewlett Packard Enterprise announces Antonio Neri to succeed Meg Whitman as CEO
Nov 21 (Reuters) - Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co * Hewlett Packard Enterprise announces Antonio Neri to succeed Meg Whitman as chief executive officer * Meg Whitman, current chief executive officer, will remain on HPE board of directors * Effective Feb 1, 2018, Antonio Neri, current president of HPE, will become president & CEO, and will join HPE board Source text   Read More ...
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HP Enterprise CEO Meg Whitman steps down
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co said on Tuesday that Meg Whitman was stepping down as chief executive officer.   Read More ...
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BRIEF-Ashanti sankofa Inc announces resignation of ‍Robert Spiers as director and CEO
Nov 21 (Reuters) - Ashanti Sankofa Inc * Ashanti Sankofa Inc - Robert Spiers has resigned as a director and chief executive officer of company Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: Our Standards:   Read More ...
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Dry bulk carrier Golden Ocean to consider resuming dividend payouts -CEO
OSLO, Nov 21 (Reuters) - The CEO of dry bulk carrier Golden Ocean, Birgitte Ringstad Vartdal, told an earnings call on Tuesday: ** The removal of bank waivers after a share issue and an improved market could make it possible for Golden Ocean to resume paying dividends in the future and make more investments ** “I think once we have sorted out deliveries on our newbuildings we will not have any remaining capex   Read More ...
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US is the Saudi Arabia of coal: Paringa Resources CEO
Paringa Resources CEO Grant Quasha on efforts to make the U.S. coal industry more competitive.   Read More ...
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Day One hires new CEO
A South Portland agency that addresses youth substance abuse and mental health has hired a new CEO. Gregory Bowers has been selected to assume leadership of Day One by its board of directors, according to a release from the agency. Bowers had been the interim CEO of Community Partners in Biddeford, and was the executive vice president and chief operating officer at Maine Behavioral Healthcare, where he worked for 18 years   Read More ...
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AT&T CEO: We are not backing down from DOJ lawsuit out of the deal
AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson reacts to the Justice Department’s lawsuit to block the proposed merger with Time Warner.   Read More ...
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‘Serious concerns’ with mental health agency amid silence over departing CEO’s payout
State health officials said Monday they continue to have “serious concerns” with the leadership of Charlotte-based Cardinal Innovations, including the award of a two-year severance package to its ousted CEO. Cardinal’s board fired CEO Richard Topping on Friday, effective Dec. 1. The board also gave him the two-year severance, though exactly how much that will be remained unclear Monday. One state senator questioned whether the severance is legally enforceable   Read More ...
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FanDuel CEO and co-founder Nigel Eccles is leaving to start an eSports company
FanDuel CEO and co-founder Nigel Eccles is leaving the company and stepping down from its board, where he was chairman. Eccles, who's been CEO since the company's founding in 2009, announced internally that he is leaving to start an eSports company. Monday is his last day. Eccles had been kicking around new startup ideas ever since FanDuel and DraftKings, rival fantasy sports sites, agreed to a merger late last year   Read More ...
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BRIEF-Benefitfocus promotes Ray August to chief executive officer
Nov 20 (Reuters) - Benefitfocus Inc: * Benefitfocus promotes Ray August to chief executive officer * Benefitfocus Inc - august will also retain title of president * Benefitfocus-Also appointed Benefitfocus founder, current CEO, Shawn Jenkins, to new position of senior advisor for innovation, beginning Jan. 1, 2018 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: Our Standards:   Read More ...
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BRIEF-EVEREST RE GROUP EXTENDS CEO DOMINIC ADDESSO’S EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT
Nov 20 (Reuters) - Everest Re Group Ltd: * EVEREST RE GROUP ANNOUNCES EXTENSION OF DOMINIC ADDESSO’S EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT * EVEREST RE GROUP LTD - EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT OF DOMINIC J. ADDESSO, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, IS BEING EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 31, 2019 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: Our Standards:   Read More ...
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Heeg named new CEO of GrapeTree
MILFORD, Iowa -- GrapeTree Medical Staffing announced that Steve Heeg will become the new GrapeTree Medical Staffing CEO as Tim Kinnetz, founder of GrapeTree, moves to the board of directors. Heeg brings 17 years of successful fiscal, strategic, and operational leadership experience to GrapeTree. His knowledge of customer management and healthcare solutions fits perfectly with the mission of GrapeTree Medical Staffing   Read More ...
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Stock market has not fully priced in tax reform: Wealth Consulting Group CEO
Wealth Consulting Group CEO Jimmy Lee discusses market volatility amid the tax reform battle.   Read More ...
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Cisco CEO Robbins: We are optimistic about tax reform
Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins said he's "optimistic" about tax reform, and said that his company is one of the top five companies that would benefit from its passage. Robbins said the company has been taking on debt "to a certain point" in the absence of domestic cash. "The territorial tax system just gives us more flexibility to move cash around as we need it depending on where we need to put it to use," Robbins said   Read More ...
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