Key Personnel Changes

Former FireEye CEO joins cyber venture fund Allegis

Former FireEye CEO joins cyber venture fund Allegis

Published 27/10/2017

Technology executive Dave DeWalt has joined early-stage cyber-security venture capital firm Allegis Capital as a managing director, the fund said on Thursday, as it looks to invest more in companies closer to going public. [more…]

FINRA`s head of regulatory operations Axelrod to step down

FINRA`s head of regulatory operations Axelrod to step down

Published 26/10/2017

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said on Thursday that Susan Axelrod, its executive vice president for regulatory operations, is leaving the securities industry self-regulator for a job in the private sector early next year. [more…]

Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill envoy after outrage

Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill envoy after outrage

Published 22/10/2017

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been removed as a goodwill ambassador, the World Health Organization said on Sunday, following outrage among Western donors and rights groups at his appointment. [more…]

Critics urge WHO to reverse choice of Mugabe as goodwill envoy

Critics urge WHO to reverse choice of Mugabe as goodwill envoy

Published 21/10/2017

The World Health Organization (WHO) should overturn its decision to appoint Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador, global health leaders said on Saturday, describing the move as unjustifiable and wrong. [more…]

Founder of Canadian `Just for Laughs` comedy festival quits amid abuse allegations

Founder of Canadian `Just for Laughs` comedy festival quits amid abuse allegations

Published 19/10/2017

The founder of Canada's comedy festival 'Just for Laughs', which draws celebrities including Trevor Noah, Sarah Silverman and Jerry Seinfeld, has resigned from his own company in the wake of allegations of sexual harassment. [more…]

Samsung Electronics CEO Kwon announces shock resignation as profits surge

Samsung Electronics CEO Kwon announces shock resignation as profits surge

Published 13/10/2017

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday its CEO and Vice Chairman Kwon Oh-hyun plans to step down from management, deepening concerns over a leadership vacuum at the tech giant after group scion Jay Y. Lee was jailed for bribery. [more…]

Uber appeals against loss of London license

Uber appeals against loss of London license

Published 13/10/2017

Uber [UBER.UL] submitted a court appeal on Friday to overturn a decision by London's transport regulator that stripped the taxi app of its operating license in one of its most important markets. [more…]

GE names hedge fund Trian executive Ed Garden to board

GE names hedge fund Trian executive Ed Garden to board

Published 09/10/2017

Bayliss and Rachit Vats [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…]

Weinstein Co board ousts Harvey Weinstein after harassment allegations

Weinstein Co board ousts Harvey Weinstein after harassment allegations

Published 09/10/2017

The Weinstein Co has fired co-Chairman Harvey Weinstein, effective immediately, following reports of sexual harassment allegations against the executive, who was one of Hollywood's biggest power brokers, the film production company said on Sunday. [more…]