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
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Bill McDermott, SAP AG co-CEO, explains how he plans to grow his company through cloud computing and in the mobile space.
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