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Tencent chairman pledges to advance China chip industry after ZTE…

Tencent chairman pledges to advance China chip industry after ZTE…

Published 27/05/2018

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Tencent Holdings chairman pledged to advance China’s semiconductor industry, saying the blow to ZTE Corp from Washington’s ban on U.S. firms [more…]

Australia banking scandal claims more AMP scalps, chairwoman quits

Australia banking scandal claims more AMP scalps, chairwoman quits

Published 30/04/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s largest-listed wealth manager AMP announced the resignations of its chairwoman and legal counsel on Monday, and slashed its directors’ fees by [more…]

Roche chairman sees opportunities for drugmakers under Trump

Roche chairman sees opportunities for drugmakers under Trump

Published 26/01/2018

The chairman of Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche, Christoph Franz speaks to media after the annual general meeting in Basel March 4, 2014. REUTERS/Ruben SprichZURICH (Reuters) [more…]

Wiese resigns as Steinhoff chairman in wake of accounting scandal

Wiese resigns as Steinhoff chairman in wake of accounting scandal

Published 22/12/2017

FILE PHOTO - Christo Wiese, whose companies include Steinhoff International, speaks as Shoprite reported it's results in Cape Town, South Africa, February 21, 2017. REUTERS/Mike [more…]

Rio Tinto holds course as it looks inward for new chairman

Rio Tinto holds course as it looks inward for new chairman

Published 04/12/2017

Global miner Rio Tinto (RIO.AX)(RIO.L) signaled on Monday it will stick with its "value over volume" strategy, outlining further moves to boost shareholder returns and appointing a new chairman from within its board. [more…]

Latvia, Luxembourg, Portugal, Slovakia bid for Eurogroup chair

Latvia, Luxembourg, Portugal, Slovakia bid for Eurogroup chair

Published 30/11/2017

FILE PHOTO - Dutch Finance Minister and Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem arrives at Eurozone finance ministers meeting in Brussels, Belgium July 10, 2017. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/File [more…]

Sweden`s Ericsson proposes Ronnie Leten as new chairman

Sweden`s Ericsson proposes Ronnie Leten as new chairman

Published 09/10/2017

Struggling mobile telecom gear maker Ericsson proposed Ronnie Leten, former CEO at Atlas Copco, as its new chairman, it said on Monday. [more…]

Ericsson chairman says will not stand for re-election

Ericsson chairman says will not stand for re-election

Published 05/07/2017

Ericsson Chairman of the board Leif Johansson presents Borje Ekholm as the new CEO for the Swedish telecom company Ericsson during a press conference at the company's headquarters in Kista, Stockholm, Sweden October 26, 2016. TT News Agency/Janerik Henriksson/ via REUTERS

The chairman of struggling Swedish mobile equipment firm Ericsson said on Wednesday he would not stand for re-election at the company's next AGM in 2018.

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Chairman Wu charts roller-coaster ride for Waldorf-owner Anbang

Chairman Wu charts roller-coaster ride for Waldorf-owner Anbang

Published 14/06/2017

FILE PHOTO: Chairman of Anbang Insurance Group Wu Xiaohui attends the China Development Forum in Beijing, China March 18, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo

Founded as a provincial auto insurer, Anbang Insurance burst from obscurity with a $2 billion bid for New York's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in 2014, casting the company and its ambitious chairman as flagbearers for a new breed of Chinese dealmakers.

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HSBC breaks with tradition, names AIA boss Tucker as chairman

HSBC breaks with tradition, names AIA boss Tucker as chairman

Published 13/03/2017

AIA Group Chief Executive and President Mark Tucker poses during a news conference on the company's annual results in Hong Kong, China February 24, 2017. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBA.L), Europe's biggest bank, tapped an outsider for its top job on Monday, appointing insurance veteran and AIA (1299.HK) Group boss Mark Tucker as chairman to replace Douglas Flint, who plans to step down in 2017.

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