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...» Read More
Viacom president & CEO Philippe Dauman says Amazon is a great environment where Nickelodeon "lives as a brand." He also discusses the advertising sales growth, and the company's dividend and buyback.
CNBC's David Faber speaks to Viacom president & CEO Philippe Dauman about Nickelodeon's ratings. "It's really resulted in a ratings increase, and is fueling our expansion around the world," says Dauman.
CNBC's David Faber speaks to Viacom president & CEO Philippe Dauman about why his company is getting into mobile device apps.
Cerberus seeks a $25 million equity investment for its gun business from an unnamed third party, The Wall Street Journal reported.
In an exclusive interview, CNBC's David Faber and David Zaslav, Discovery Communications president and CEO, discuss Discovery's overall strategy including investing in content and international expansion into sports.
James Reinhart, ThredUP CEO & co-founder, discusses the online consignment space for second hand clothing, and the invaluable leadership and wisdom Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has provided. CNBC's Jon Fortt weighs in.
Russell Goldsmith, City National Bank chairman & CEO, explains how tapering is a sign the U.S. economy is improving, and weighs in on how the Volcker Rule will likely impact banks.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau talks with American Airlines CEO Doug Parker about the benefits of its merger with US Air and how he plans to win over corporate travelers.
Phil Fernandez, Marketo president & CEO, explains how his cloud-based software business became one of the market's top IPOs this year and is poised to become the next big software company. I believe innovation happens in a company like ours, Fernandez said.
Tim Murphy, CEO and founder of IP Global, says Asian buyers are attracted to the London property market.
Weighing in on "drone delivery, Patrick Doyle, Domino's Pizza CEO and president, tells CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera it is a long ways out but they are pushing on technology.
Patrick Doyle, Domino's Pizza CEO and president, weighs in on growth in Asia and the minimum wage debate. The minimum wage hike will hurt the people it is designed to help; it's going to slow job growth or reverse it, Doyle says.
Andrew Laffoon, Mixbook CEO, discusses how mobile app "Mosaic" lets users create photo books and explains what differentiates their app from competitors like Shutterfly. Lafoon also comments on Mixbooks plans for going public.
Gadget buyback company Gazelle reports iPad trades were up 175% compared to one year ago. Israel Ganot, Gazelle CEO, discusses the iPad trade business as well as the migration he sees from the Samsung Galaxy line to the iPhone.
The retail sector has become competitive in Canada, says Ed Clark, TD Bank Group CEO and president. As for TD Bank, Clark says the market has gotten past its "soft" insurance and wholesale business performance.
In a CNBC exclusive interview, Gordon Nixon, Royal Bank of Canada president & CEO, discusses his decision to step down as CEO of Canada's largest bank and touches on the slowdown in the banking retail business.
Marriott International CEO and President Arne Sorenson discusses the minimum wage and whether raising it would affect the company's bottom line.
Robert Hohman, Glassdoor CEO & co-founder, discusses the U.S. economy, today's job market and his company's business model. Hohman says, "Linkedin is about people, Glassdoor is about jobs and companies."
CNBC's Jim Cramer has an idea why Microsoft's stock keeps rising, and it has more to do with muscle cars and hybrids than tablets and operating systems.
Alan Mulally, Ford Motor Company president & CEO, showcases Fords new iconic Mustang and responds to the speculation he will become Microsoft's next CEO. Mulally also comments on minimum wage and how it impacts auto sales.