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PETER NICHOLAS
Pastor Arrives Back in U.S. After Two Years of Detainment in Turkey
10/13 - By Vivian Salama and Peter Nicholas WASHINGTON -- An evangelical American pastor arrived back in the U.S. on Saturday after being held in Turkey for two years on terrorism charges, e
DAVID HENRY
Chairman and CEO together or separate? Citigroup has to decide
10/11 - NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co and Bank of America Co have placed the jobs of chairman and chief executive in the hands of one person, and now No. 3 Citigroup Inc must decide whether to follow suit.
JEFF BEZOS
Bezos' Blue Origin and others get $2.3 billion in U.S. Air Force rocket contracts
10/11 - ORLANDO, Fl. (Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force on Wednesday said that it had awarded a total $2.3 billion (£1.7 billion) in contracts to develop rocket launch systems for national security missions.
JACK MA
China Airbnb rival Xiaozhu.com raises nearly $300 million from Jack Ma fund
10/10 - BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese short-term rental firm Xiaozhu.com said on Wednesday it has raised nearly $300 million in a funding round led by Jack Ma's Yunfeng Capital, amid fierce competition from U.S. giant Airbnb Inc and local rival Tujia.com.
WILLIAM ACKMAN
Ackman's Pershing Square unveils $900 million stake in Starbucks
10/10 - NEW YORK (Reuters) - William Ackman said on Tuesday his activist hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management LP has built a roughly $900 million position in Starbucks Corp, betting the world's biggest coffee chain can overcome stagnant sales in its home market.
WILLIAM ACKMAN
Activist Investor William Ackman Reveals Stake in Starbucks--2nd Update
10/09 - By Cara Lombardo and Julie Jargon William Ackman's activist hedge fund has built a roughly 1.1% stake in Starbucks Corp., a so-far friendly bet that the coffee giant will recover fro
JAMES MURDOCH
Sky Chairman James Murdoch Steps Down as Comcast Offer Becomes Unconditional
10/09 - By Carlo Martuscelli Sky said Tuesday that Chairman James Murdoch will be resigning with immediate effect after
MARK WILSON
Aviva splits with CEO Wilson over share price lag
10/09 - LONDON (Reuters) - Aviva is replacing its chief executive Mark Wilson after his sweeping transformation of the British insurer did not deliver the returns shareholders were looking for.
MARTIN SORRELL
Ford picks BBDO as lead creative agency in blow to Britain's WPP
10/09 - (Reuters) - Ford has chosen Omnicom's BBDO as its lead creative advertising agency in a symbolic blow to its partner of 75 years, WPP.
MICHAEL O'LEARY
Ryanair's O'Leary 'optimistic' union strife won't damage business further this year
10/09 - BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Ryanair Chief Executive Michael O'Leary said on Tuesday he was "hopeful and optimistic" that industrial relations issues would not damage the airline further this year after strikes contributed to a rare profit warning last week.
DIETER ZETSCHE
Daimler Continues Shuffle -- WSJ
10/09 - By William Boston BERLIN -- Daimler AG's long-serving finance chief said Monday he wouldn't seek an extension of his contract that expires at the end of next year, adding to the man
LESLIE MOONVES
CBS to look for potential buyers after Moonves probe ends - Fox journalist
10/08 - (Reuters) - CBS Corp would look for potential buyers for the cable company after a probe on its former Chief Executive Officer Leslie Moonves ends, a Fox journalist tweeted on Monday.
PIERRE FABRE
Sources
10/08 - LONDON (Reuters) - German generic drugmaker Stada is vying with a group of European buyout funds for control of Bristol-Myers Squibb's French over-the-counter drugs business, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
DIETER ZETSCHE
Daimler Extends Management Reshuffle
10/08 - By William Boston BERLIN -- Daimler AG's long-serving finance chief said Monday he wouldn't seek an extension of his contract when it expires next year, marking a new step in the man
PETR KELLNER
Czech lender Moneta expands with deal for Kellner's Air Bank
10/08 - PRAGUE (Reuters) - Moneta Money Bank said on Monday it had provisionally agreed to buy tycoon Petr Kellner's Air Bank and other Czech-Slovak operations in a tie-up that would create the Czech Republic's third largest bank by network.
STEVE BALLMER
Steve Ballmer Bet Right on Gates, Wrong on Furniture -- Journal Report
10/08 - By Chris Kornelis When Steve Ballmer ran Microsoft Corp., he was happy to choose between executive A and B. But judging engineer X against engineer Y? Above his pay grade.
WILBUR ROSS
U.S. Commerce's Ross eyes anti-China 'poison pill' for new trade deals
10/06 - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross signaled on Friday that Washington may flex its muscle with additional trading partners in order to exert pressure on China to open its markets, saying that a "poison pill" provision in the recently completed pact with Canada and Mexico could be replicated.
MARK ZUCKERBERG
Facebook's Zuckerberg Tells Employees to Respect Diverse Views of Colleagues -- Update
10/05 - By Deepa Seetharaman Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg told a packed room of employees Friday that the company should embrace diverse views, but expressed frustra
DAVID EINHORN
'Despondent' Musk's Tesla resembles Lehman, Greenlight's Einhorn says
10/05 - NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hedge fund manager David Einhorn lambasted Tesla Inc and its "despondent" Chief Executive Elon Musk on Friday, comparing the electric car company to Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc, where he had flagged accounting problems several months before its 2008 collapse.
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