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Business Strategy CEOs

  • LONDON, Feb 22- British defence firm BAE Systems said Charles Woodburn, a former oil industry boss who joined the company last year as heir apparent, would become chief executive on July 1 after Ian King retires. Chairman Roger Carr said King would leave a legacy of disciplined performance, a burgeoning order book and a track record of delivering shareholder...

  • JOHANNESBURG, Feb 22- Group Five's chief executive is to leave, the South African construction group said on Wednesday as it recorded its first six-month loss in 11 years due to a 255 million rand settlement with the country's government. Eric Vemer, who joined the company in 2005 and was appointed chief executive in December 2014, will leave in the next few weeks,...

  • Feb 21- U.S. railroad operator CSX Corp will cut 1,000 management employees and its chief executive will retire in May, a company spokesman said on Tuesday, as activist investor Mantle Ridge LP pushes to shake up the company's board. Sease said the cuts and the CEO's retirement were long planned, and not linked to Mantle Ridge, which has a 4.9 percent stake in CSX, and...

  • Snapchat co-founder and CEO Evan Spiegel

    Snapchat's co-founder and CEO Evan Spiegel hit New York City on Tuesday to calm investor fears.

  • Arianna Huffington

    Huffington is a member of Uber’s board.

  • Feb 21- U.S. railroad operator CSX Corp's chief executive, Michael Ward, will retire after more than 14 years in the role, as activist investor Mantle Ridge LP tries to shake up the company's board. Ward's decision to retire early is a signal that Harrison will fill the top seat at CSX, said John Risch, legislative director of the Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 21- Embattled U.S. currency broker FXCM Inc said on Tuesday it has changed its company name to Global Brokerage Inc, two weeks after it had been ordered by the Commodities Futures Trading Commission to cease operations in the United States for fraud. Niv also resigned as director of FXCM Group. The commission also ordered Forex Capital Markets, its...

  • Who is Evan Spiegel?

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the story behind Snap's 26-year-old CEO, Evan Spiegel.

  • ConAgra CEO: When you restart a company, you've got to rebuild the innovation pipeline from scratch

    ConAgra CEO Sean Connolly weighs in on growth, innovation, tax reform and food deregulation.

  • Uber CEO orders 'urgent' investigation into bias

    Walter Isaacson, Aspen Institute, and Kara Swisher, Recode executive editor, weigh in on how an ex-Uber employee alleges sexism within the organization.

  • Tyson CEO: People want protein all day

    Tyson Foods CEO, Tom Hayes, weighs in on company changes, growth strategies, food trends and prices.

  • U.S. President Donald Trump addresses a crowd at Boeing's South Carolina facilities on February 17, 2017 in North Charleston, South Carolina.

    More than a dozen CEOs from major U.S. manufacturing companies sending a letter to lawmakers calling for an end to the “Made in America” and border adjustment tax. CNBC’s Ylan Mui reports the latest.

  • Mondelez CEO: There is no question this is a challenging time in the emerging markets

    Irene Rosenfeld, Mondelez Chairman & CEO, weighs in on activist pressure, growth strategy and emerging markets.

  • Consumers around the world are interested in healthier products that contribute to a well being lifestyle: Mondelez CEO

    Irene Rosenfeld, Mondelez Chairman & CEO, weighs in on food innovation and the launch of their new cracker brand called "Vea."

  • Feb 21- Retailer Tiffany& Co on Tuesday said it would appoint three independent directors to its board in a deal with hedge fund JANA Partners LLC, less than three weeks after the luxury jeweler's chief executive stepped down. Tiffany said on Feb. 5 that CEO Frederic Cumenal was stepping down amid disappointing results. Tiffany will also add to its board Roger...

  • Feb 21- U.S. railroad operator CSX Corp said on Tuesday Chairman and Chief Executive Michael Ward would retire, effective May 31, after being in the role for more than 14 years. The company has been a target of activist investor Mantle Ridge LP, which is backing railroad veteran Hunter Harrison to become CSX's chief executive. CSX said on Tuesday President Clarence...

  • DUBAI, Feb 20- Rania Nashar was named chief executive of Samba Financial Group on Monday, becoming the first female CEO of a listed Saudi commercial bank in line with the government's economic and social reforms. Women, banned from driving in Saudi Arabia and subject to a system of male guardianship, hold few top posts in the financial sector.

  • JAKARTA, Feb 18- Chappy Hakim, chief executive of miner Freeport-McMoran Inc's Indonesian unit, has resigned, the company said on Saturday, after the parent firm declared force majeure on copper concentrate shipments from its Grasberg mine in Papua. Freeport was the second big copper producer in a week to declare force majeure, after BHP Billiton did so on Feb. 10...

  • JAKARTA, Feb 18- Chappy Hakim, the chief executive of miner Freeport-McMoran Inc's Indonesian unit, has resigned, the company said on Saturday, after the parent firm declared force majeure on copper concentrate shipments from its Grasberg mine in Papua. Freeport was the second big copper producer in a week to declare force majeure, after BHP Billiton did so on Feb....

  • JAKARTA, Feb 18- Chappy Hakim, the chief executive of Freeport-McMoran Inc's Indonesian unit, has resigned, the firm said in a statement on Saturday, after its parent company declared force majeure on copper concentrate shipments from its giant Grasberg mine in Papua. Hakim, a former air force chief, had only been in the job for a few months. He was appointed to use his...