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  • BERLIN, Feb 8- Volkswagen's former head of group quality control Frank Tuch has left the carmaker as chief executive Matthias Mueller overhauls senior management positions following the emissions test-rigging scandal. Volkswagen said on Monday that Tuch quit the company at his own request "to take on new responsibilities elsewhere". Tuch was appointed as...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 4- Viacom Inc's board of directors named Chief Executive Officer Philippe Dauman as executive chairman, replacing majority owner Sumner Redstone, overriding calls for an independent board chief from Redstone's daughter, who voted against Dauman. Viacom announced on Thursday that the ailing 92- year-old Redstone was becoming chairman...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 4- Viacom Inc's board of directors named Chief Executive Officer Philippe Dauman as executive chairman, replacing majority owner Sumner Redstone, overriding calls for an independent board chief from Redstone's daughter, who voted against Dauman. Viacom announced on Thursday that the ailing 92- year-old Redstone was becoming chairman...

  • New Delta CEO's game plan: Steady growth Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 1:32 PM ET
    Edward Bastian, Delta Airlines

    Ed Bastian, who is moving up to Delta Air Lines CEO in May, anticipates no substantial changes.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 4- Viacom Inc's board of directors named CEO Philippe Dauman as executive chairman on Thursday, replacing founder Sumner Redstone, overriding calls for an independent board chief from Redstone's daughter Shari, who voted against Dauman. Sumner Redstone and the rest of Viacom's board voted in favor of Dauman, and only Shari Redstone voted against...

  • Viacom board names Philippe Dauman executive chair Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 11:08 AM ET

    Feb 4- The Viacom Board of Directors has named CEO Philippe Dauman executive chairman, succeeding Sumner Redstone.

  • Feb 3- Delta Air Lines Inc on Wednesday said President Ed Bastian would replace Richard Anderson as chief executive in May, a long expected move that will see one of the most successful and outspoken leaders in the airline industry retire. The Atlanta- based carrier said in a news release that Anderson will retire as CEO effective May 2 and become Delta's...

  • Feb 3- U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines Inc said President Ed Bastian would replace Richard Anderson as chief executive. Anderson has led the Atlanta, Georgia- based company since 2007 and his retirement has been long expected. "Ed definitely has what it takes to keep Delta at the top of the industry," Sterne Agee CRT analyst Adam Hackel said.

  • Feb 3- U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines Inc said President Ed Bastian would replace Richard Anderson as chief executive.

  • NEW YORK— Richard Anderson, who oversaw Delta Air Lines' transformation into one of the world's most profitable airlines, will retire this May. His right-hand man, airline president Ed Bastian, will take over as CEO, the Atlanta- based airline said Wednesday. Delta also purchased a 49 percent ownership stake in Virgin Atlantic to gain much-needed access to London...

  • Dow Chemical CEO Liveris to retire by mid-2017 Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 11:44 AM ET
    Andrew N. Liveris, CEO of The Dow Chemical Company.

    Dow Chemical reported better-than-expected quarterly profit on higher margins and that its CEO will retire by mid-2017.

  • *Q4 earnings/shr 93 cents vs est 70 cents. *Shares up as much as 4 pct at $44.46. Activist investor Daniel Loeb of hedge fund Third Point has been calling for the removal of Liveris from the merged company.

  • BEIJING, Feb 2- The new chief executive of China National Bluestar said he was conducting a review of its operations that could include divestments in a bid to boost growth and competitiveness at the unit of state-owned China National Chemical Corporation. Michael Koenig, a former Bayer AG executive and one of a few foreigners to head a Chinese state-owned...

  • CarMax CEO Thomas Folliard retiring Monday, 1 Feb 2016 | 8:29 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Used-car retailer CarMax Inc. on Monday said that CEO Thomas J. Folliard plans to retire at the end of 2016 and is expected to be replaced by William D. Nash. William C. Wood, currently executive vice president of stores, is being promoted to chief operating officer. The board of the Richmond, Virginia, company said it expects Folliard to continue serving as...

  • TOKYO, Jan 29- Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp said on Friday its top executive had no intention to resign as of now, after Reuters reported the company would tell automakers that Chairman and CEO Shigehisa Takada was willing to resign and take responsibility for a massive safety recall. Pressure has been building on Tokyo- based Takata for almost two years...

  • Chanel CEO Chiquet quits over strategy Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 6:47 AM ET

    PARIS, Jan 28- The chief executive of French fashion house Chanel, Maureen Chiquet, has abruptly resigned over strategic differences, the company said, just as the luxury goods industry is suffering from a severe slowdown. Alain Wertheimer, who owns Chanel with his brother Gerard, will manage the luxury brand until a replacement is found for Chiquet.

  • Jan 27- French luxury goods maker Chanel said on Wednesday that Chief Executive Maureen Chiquet will leave the company by the end of January, the New York Times reported. Chairman Alain Wertheimer will take over operational responsibilities as the company seeks a new leader, the Times reported. The news of Chiquet's departure came just a day after Chanel...

  • LONDON, Jan 26- Britain has chosen Andrew Bailey, a Bank of England deputy governor, to lead its financial industry watchdog and strike a balance between restoring confidence in banks and asserting the independence of the embattled regulator. Bailey's appointment as chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority followed a worldwide search to replace...

  • LONDON, Jan 26- Andrew Bailey, a deputy governor at the Bank of England, will be the new chief executive of the Britain's top financial markets regulator which has been embroiled in political wrangling, Britain's finance ministry said on Tuesday. Its former CEO Martin Wheatley, who took a tough approach to overseeing bankers, was ousted by finance minister George...

  • From Pepsi to Target: Bet on these leaders Monday, 25 Jan 2016 | 11:36 AM ET
    Indra Nooyi, CEO of PepsiCo.

    Former Medtronic CEO Bill George matches up industry competitors and offers up this scorecard of CEOs with solid strategies that are worth betting on.