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FCA cancels Illinois plant event with CEO, union exec

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FCA cancels Illinois plant event with CEO, union exec

- Buy Photo. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles canceled on Friday an Aug. 24 media event at its Belvidere, Illinois, plant at which CEO Sergio Marchionne was to have appeared with government and United Auto Workers officials, including Norwood Jewell, vice president of the UAW’s Fiat Chrysler unit. The event was intended to mark the beginning of production of the Jeep Cherokee, relocated from its previous home in Toledo, Ohio, following a $350 million retooling of the Belvidere plant northwest of Chicago
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Data can shape psychological behavior and solve unhealthy habits, says fitness app CEO

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Data can shape psychological behavior and solve unhealthy habits, says fitness app CEO

- Data which can track our psychological behavior is "something very powerful" and could be the key to tackling unhealthy habits, according to the CEO of a fitness app. British firm Earthmiles incorporates elements of the Quantified Self, a movement that aims to use the data acquired from aspects of an individual's daily life – from what they eat to their state of mind – to inform them more about their daily habits
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New Ford CEO says company will balance present with future

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New Ford CEO says company will balance present with future

- By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) - The new CEO of Ford Motor Co. says the company isn't taking its eyes off the present as it prepares for transportation in the future. Jim Hackett, who replaced Mark Fields in May, says new mobility projects such as buying a shuttle company and the purchase of an artificial intelligence startup have not taken money from car and truck development
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Ousted Uber CEO Kalanick: Investor lawsuit a 'public and personal attack'

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Ousted Uber CEO Kalanick: Investor lawsuit a 'public and personal attack'

- The ousted chief executive officer of Uber Technologies called a lawsuit filed against him by one of the company's top investors a "public and personal attack" without merit, according to court documents filed late on Thursday. Venture capital firm Benchmark Capital, which says it owns 13 percent of Uber and controls 20 percent of the voting power, sued former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick last week to force him off the board, where he still has a seat, and rescind his remaining power there, citing fraud and deception
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Former Uber CEO says investor lawsuit a 'public and personal attack'

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Former Uber CEO says investor lawsuit a 'public and personal attack'

- SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The ousted chief executive officer of Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] called a lawsuit filed against him by one of the company's top investors a "public and personal attack" without merit, according to court documents filed late on Thursday. Venture capital firm Benchmark Capital, which says it owns 13 percent of Uber and controls 20 percent of the voting power, sued former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick last week to force him off the board, where he still has a seat, and rescind his remaining power there, citing fraud and deception
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Former Jack's CEO turned fast-food workers into business executives

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Former Jack's CEO turned fast-food workers into business executives

- Jimmy Reeves Moreland, who opened a Jack's Hamburgers franchise in Anniston in 1962 and later became president and CEO of Jack's Hamburgers Inc., loved training entry-level fast-food employees and turning them into business executives like himself. Moreland died on Aug. 10. He was 86. Moreland knew about working his way up the ladder because he did it himself. Moreland opened the first Jack's Hamburgers franchise at the corner of 19 Street and Quintard Avenue in Anniston in 1962
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Howes: CEOs bolt Trump panels, delivering sharp rebuke

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Howes: CEOs bolt Trump panels, delivering sharp rebuke

- Faced with mounting revolt by some of the nation’s top CEOs, President Donald Trump disbanded two business advisory groups Wednesday — lest the exodus swell into an embarrassing flood. He didn’t have much choice. Not after members of his Strategy and Policy Forum — including General Motors Co. CEO Mary Barra — decided in a morning conference call to dissolve the group in the wake of the president’s controversial comments about last weekend’s Charlottesville protests
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: It should be obvious that neo-Nazis are wrong, it's disgraceful that it must be said

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: It should be obvious that neo-Nazis are wrong, it's disgraceful that it must be said

- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg broke his silence on Wednesday after a white supremacy rally in Virginia over the weekend that resulted in one death. Zuckerberg said that while the process might not be perfect, the social media company is actively monitoring for threatening posts celebrating terrorism after the rally in Charlottesville. He also noted that the public discourse today lacks depth — at a time when Facebook is being accused of creating echo chambers of discussions
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CEOs shouldn't be surprised; Trump is narcissistic, offensive: Former Wells Fargo CEO

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CEOs shouldn't be surprised; Trump is narcissistic, offensive: Former Wells Fargo CEO

- "Is there anything here that's happened that was totally unexpected? Donald Trump throughout his business career, throughout the entire campaign, has been narcissistic, he's been uncouth, he's been offensive," Kovacevich said in an interview with "Power Lunch." "It shouldn't be surprising that it's come to something like this." Business leaders and Republicans have been distancing themselves from Trump since his response to the rally
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Josh Brown: Here’s why the market is mostly ignoring the Trump chaos

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Josh Brown: Here’s why the market is mostly ignoring the Trump chaos

- Josh Brown believes strong investor confidence in the power of large companies and CEOs is outweighing the turmoil in the President Donald Trump administration. CNBC's Brian Sullivan asked the CEO of Ritholtz Wealth Management why the market isn't significantly reacting to the latest executive resignations from corporate advisory councils Wednesday. "Because multinationals are the new sovereigns Brian, that's why. We have trillion dollar companies that can raise hundreds of billions of dollars at will in the debt markets," Brown said on CNBC's " Power Lunch" Wednesday
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Metra board hires 20-year veteran of transit agency to be new CEO

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Metra board hires 20-year veteran of transit agency to be new CEO

- The Metra board of directors on Wednesday chose a 20-year veteran of the transit agency to be the next CEO. In a unanimous vote during its regular monthly meeting, the board hired Jim Derwinski, currently Metra's chief mechanical officer, to replace current executive director Don Orseno, who is retiring at the end of the year. Hired at Metra in 1997, Derwinski's job as chief mechanical officer involves overseeing 650 employees responsible for repair, inspection, cleaning and maintenance of nearly 1,200 rail cars and locomotives
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Trump disbands White House business councils as CEOs flee

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Trump disbands White House business councils as CEOs flee

- As CEOs of major corporations began fleeing President Trump’s two business advisory councils yesterday to protest his remarks on the neo-Nazi violence in Virginia, Trump disbanded both groups. “Rather than putting pressure on the businesspeople of the Manufacturing Council & Strategy & Policy Forum, I am ending both. Thank you all!” Trump. A few minutes earlier, the 16 remaining members of the “Strategy and Policy Forum” had unanimously voted to disband, in an emergency conference call convened by its chairman, Stephen Schwarzman, chairman of the investment firm Blackstone Group and one of Trump’s biggest Wall Street supporters
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As Panel Disbands, UTC CEO Quits Trump Advisory Panel

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As Panel Disbands, UTC CEO Quits Trump Advisory Panel

- Greg Hayes, chief executive officer of United Technologies Corp., said Wednesday he is joining eight other executives and is withdrawing from a manufacturing council that advised President Trump. he statement from Hayes on Twitter followed an announcement tweeted by President Trump that the advisory council had disbanded after the other executives quit, citing the president’s response to the weekend violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va
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Trump disbands economic councils as Charlottesville fallout continues

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Trump disbands economic councils as Charlottesville fallout continues

- The fallout from President Trump's response to the Charlottesville tragedy escalated Wednesday as more prominent CEOs quit advising the White House on economic matters and Trump disbanded his manufacturing and business policy councils. "Rather than putting pressure on the businesspeople of the Manufacturing Council & Strategy & Policy Forum, I am ending both. Thank you all!," Trump. Campbell Soup CEO Denise Morrison and 3M CEO Inge Thulin Wednesday joined a growing list of American chief executives who are leaving the president's manufacturing job council, an advisory group the White House formed this year
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Trump disbands business councils after CEOs exit in protest

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Trump disbands business councils after CEOs exit in protest

- WASHINGTON/NEW YORK - U.S. President Donald Trump disbanded two high-profile business advisory councils on Wednesday after corporate CEOs quit in protest at his remarks blaming violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, not only on white nationalists but also on the protesters who opposed them.
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Trump disbands business councils after CEOs exit in protest

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Trump disbands business councils after CEOs exit in protest

- WASHINGTON/NEW YORK - U.S. President Donald Trump disbanded two high-profile business advisory councils on Wednesday after corporate CEOs quit in protest at his remarks blaming violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, not only on white nationalists but also on the protesters who opposed them.
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President Trump disbands White House business councils after resignations

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President Trump disbands White House business councils after resignations

- WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump disbanded two White House business councils Wednesday afternoon, amid criticism from CEOs for his remarks on the Charlottesville protest. The decision came after the CEO of Campbell Soup resigned from a White House jobs panel over comments about racism made by President Donald Trump. Campbell CEO Denise Morrison said in a company release Wednesday, "Racism and murder are unequivocally reprehensible and are not morally equivalent to anything else that happened in Charlottesville
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    Data which can track our psychological behavior is "something very powerful" and could be the key to tackling unhealthy habits, according to the CEO of a fitness app. British firm Earthmiles incorporates elements of the Quantified Self, a movement that aims to use the data acquired from aspects of an individual's daily life – from what they eat to their state of mind – to inform them more about their daily habits
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  • Data can shape psychological behavior and solve unhealthy habits, says fitness app CEO
    Data can shape psychological behavior and solve unhealthy habits, says fitness app CEO

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    Data which can track our psychological behavior is "something very powerful" and could be the key to tackling unhealthy habits, according to the CEO of a fitness app. British firm Earthmiles incorporates elements of the Quantified Self, a movement that aims to use the data acquired from aspects of an individual's daily life – from what they eat to their state of mind – to inform them more about their daily habits
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  • 3M appoints Microsoft CFO to its board of directors
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    3M Co. has appointed Microsoft Chief Financial Officer Amy Hood to its board of directors, company officials announced Monday. The appointment, made official on Sunday, puts a savvy financial and information technology expert in the board seat of the Maplewood-based conglomerate that makes products like Post-it notes and Scotch tape, but also respirators, adhesives for the automotive industry and films for electronics products
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  • Singapore's central bank chief Ravi Menon re-appointed for another two years
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    Singapore's central bank said Wednesday that Ravi Menon had been re-appointed by the president of Singapore as its managing director and a board member for another two years starting June 1, 2017. Menon took on his current role as managing director of Monetary Authority of Singapore in 2011. He was previously permanent secretary at the Ministry of Trade and Industry and deputy secretary at the Ministry of Finance
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