Business Strategy CEOs

  • The main obstacles for drone delivery technology

    Steve Burns, CEO of Workhorse, talks about U.S. regulations that are hindering innovation of drone technology for delivering packages.

  • The UK will have a good, solid housing market: CEO

    Heimo Scheuch, CEO of Wienerberger, discusses the impact of the EU referendum on his company and when the housing market will return to strength.

  • Activists targeting female CEOs?

    CNBC senior markets commentator Mike Santoli discusses how female CEOs seem to be targeted by activist investors.

  • Barnes and Noble fires its CEO

    The nation's largest bookseller claims he was not a good fit for the company.

  • Activision

    Shares of Activision Blizzard slid more than 5 percent on Tuesday after some insiders sold shares.

  • NEW YORK— Struggling bookseller Barnes& Noble says its chief executive officer is departing after just a year in office. Executive chairman and former CEO Leonard Riggio, who was scheduled to retire on Sept. 14, will postpone his retirement. Barnes& Noble is working on a turnaround plan involving cutting costs and closing stores after years of weak results as more...

  • Ford CEO: Automation will define next decade

    Ford CEO Mark Fields talks to CNBC's Phil LeBeau about the automaker doubling down its bet on self-driving vehicles.

  • *Anders Bouvin, head of UK operations, to take over immediately. STOCKHOLM, Aug 16- Handelsbanken, one of Europe's most profitable banks, fired its chief executive Frank Vang-Jensen after less than 18 months in the job, calling on his successor to push ahead with overseas expansion. Anders Bouvin, head of its operations in Britain where the bank has been growing...

  • *Anders Bouvin, head of UK operations, to take over immediately. STOCKHOLM, Aug 16- Handelsbanken, one of Europe's most profitable banks, fired its chief executive Frank Vang-Jensen after less than 18 months in the job, calling on his successor to push ahead with overseas expansion. Anders Bouvin, head of its operations in Britain where the bank has been growing...

  • Bringing augmented reality to the high street

    Ambarish Mitra, CEO of Blippar, explains the impact of "Pokemon Go" and how augmented reality technology is becoming mainstream.

  • FRANKFURT, Aug 15- German drugmaker Stada, which is facing pressure from activist investors to overhaul its leadership, said long-serving Chief Executive Hartmut Retzlaff, who took sick leave in June, had resigned on Monday. His permanent departure could play into the hands of dissident shareholder Active Ownership Capital, which has said Wiedenfels lacks...

  • *Move comes ahead of Aug. 26 AGM. FRANKFURT, Aug 15- German drugmaker Stada, which is facing pressure from activist investors to overhaul its leadership, said long-serving Chief Executive Hartmut Retzlaff, who took sick leave in June, had resigned on Monday. Stada's supervisory board would make a decision on Retzlaff's permanent successor after its annual...

  • *Move comes ahead of Aug. 26 AGM. FRANKFURT, Aug 15- German drugmaker Stada, which is facing pressure from activist investors to overhaul its leadership, said long-serving Chief Executive Hartmut Retzlaff, who took sick leave in June, had resigned on Monday. Another activist investor, Guy Wyser-Pratte, who has acquired a stake in Stada, said last month that buyout...

  • UPS CEO: TPP opens US markets

    David Abney, UPS CEO, talks about his support of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement.

  • LONDON, Aug 15- G4S, the world's largest security group, named Tim Weller as its new chief financial officer on Monday, poaching him from oilfield services company Petrofac where he held the same role. Weller, who has been on the board of G4S since 2013, will replace Himanshu Raja who is due to step down on Oct. 1, the British company said in a statement.

  • Michael Corbat, chief executive officer of Citigroup Inc.

    Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff wasn't expecting for what he found on a recent visit to Citigroup's offices to chat with CEO Mike Corbat. Here's what happened.

  • Aug 12- Rupert Murdoch named a new leadership team for Fox News on Friday following the departure of Chief Executive Roger Ailes last month. Murdoch took over as CEO of Fox News and Fox Business Network on an interim basis after Ailes resigned. Fox News also named Suzanne Scott as executive vice president of programming and development for Fox News Channel and...

  • The art market is in a healthy state: CEO

    Philip Hoffman, founder and CEO of The Fine Art Group, says a major art collection should come up for auction soon, which will be a turning point.

  • Maersk fired its chief executive in June and replaced him with Soren Skou, head of Maersk Line, indicating it could split it into separate companies and sell off part of the group, including its oil division, as it struggles to cope with a shipping recession and tough oil markets. The group is fighting to remain the world's leading container shipping carrier as a...

  • Dick Costolo

    Former CEO Dick Costolo fires back at criticism of Twitter's trust and safety policies after articles slammed them.