Key Personnel Changes

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…]

Alphabet’s Eric Schmidt to step down as executive chairman

Alphabet’s Eric Schmidt to step down as executive chairman

Published 22/12/2017

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) said on Thursday its Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt will step down in January, ending a 17-year-run in which [more…]

CSX’s acting CEO says he’ll run railroad in same way as Harrison

CSX’s acting CEO says he’ll run railroad in same way as Harrison

Published 15/12/2017

(Reuters) - Acting CSX Corp (CSX.O) Chief Executive Officer James Foote said on Friday he would run the No. 3 U.S. railroad in same manner [more…]

CSX CEO Hunter Harrison takes medical leave amid rail overhaul

CSX CEO Hunter Harrison takes medical leave amid rail overhaul

Published 15/12/2017

FILE PHOTO - Hunter Harrison speaks to the economic community at a business luncheon in Toronto, March 2, 2015. REUTERS/Mark Blinch(Reuters) - CSX Corp (CSX.O) [more…]

Let board do its job finding successor, Airbus CEO urges staff

Let board do its job finding successor, Airbus CEO urges staff

Published 15/12/2017

Airbus Chief Executive Tom Enders attends a ceremony during the delivery of the new Airbus A380 aircraft to Singapore Airlines at the French headquarters of [more…]

Deckers wins proxy contest against hedge fund Marcato

Deckers wins proxy contest against hedge fund Marcato

Published 14/12/2017

BOSTON (Reuters) - Deckers Outdoor Corp beat back a challenge from activist hedge fund Marcato Capital Management, but shares of the maker of UGG boots [more…]

Franken and Franks resign as misconduct charges batter Congress

Franken and Franks resign as misconduct charges batter Congress

Published 08/12/2017

U.S. Senator Al Franken (D-MN) departs the U.S. Capitol with his wife Franni after announcing his resignation over allegations of sexual misconduct on Capitol Hill [more…]

Orange’s boss Richard promises investors more of the same

Orange’s boss Richard promises investors more of the same

Published 07/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: French telecom operator Orange Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Stephane Richard attends a shareholders meeting in Paris, France, June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File [more…]

Proxy firm ISS advises shareholders to back Marcato at Deckers

Proxy firm ISS advises shareholders to back Marcato at Deckers

Published 06/12/2017

BOSTON (Reuters) - Proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services on Wednesday suggested shareholders back hedge fund Marcato’s choice of directors at Deckers Outdoor Corp, switching [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…]