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  • 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.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 24- Four senior Twitter executives are leaving the media company, CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted late Sunday night, the biggest leadership changes since Dorsey returned as chief executive as he struggles to revive the company's growth. Media head Katie Jacobs Stanton, product head Kevin Weil, the head of the engineering division, Alex Roetter, and HR...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 24- Three senior Twitter executives are leaving the media company, which is also adding a new chief marketing officer and two board members, a source said on Sunday, outlining the biggest leadership changes since Jack Dorsey returned as chief executive, calling for "bold rethinking." Media head Katie Jacobs Stanton, product head Kevin Weil, and...

  • SAO PAULO, Jan 22- The head of Brazilian operations and co-chief executive of online retailer Cnova NV, a subsidiary of France's Casino Guichard Perrachon SA, has resigned after an investigation of inventory mismanagement in Brazil. Emmanuel Grenier, head of French e-commerce site Cdiscount and Cnova's other co-CEO, will take over as sole chief executive of...

  • BRAZIL MINER SAMARCO SAYS CEO VESCOVI AND HEAD OF OPERATIONS TERRA TO STEP DOWN TEMPORARILY- STATEMENT.

  • Freeport, which operates one of the world's largest copper and gold mines in Indonesia's far-eastern Papua region, is a key source of resource revenue for the country, and the issue of its operations and contract to operate are politically sensitive. Freeport has started a process to replace Sjamsuddin, Eric Kinneberg, a spokesman at Freeport's head office in...