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  • Societe Generale CEO, Daniel Bouton

    Daniel Bouton will give up SocGen's chief executive role after 15 years but stay on as chairman. Finance Director Frederic Oudea will take the operational helm.

  • Former Bear Stearns chief executive Alan "Ace" Greenberg told Reuters on Thursday he intends to stay at JPMorgan Chase after the two banks merge.

  • Lipitor

    The world's biggest drug company kicked off pureplay pharma earnings season this morning with disappointing results that look to be dragging down the whole sector. PFE missed Wall Street expectations on revenue and profits.

  • Jack Welch, former General Electric chairman & CEO, wants to make it clear: He still supports his replacement, current CEO Jeff Immelt, despite company's worse-than-expected first quarter earnings.

  • Jack Welch, former General Electric chairman & CEO, took his replacement, current CEO Jeff Immelt, to task for the company's worse-than-expected first quarter earnings.

  • Despite world economic woes, some company executives are optimistic regarding their businesses. Here is what they told CNBC:

  • CEOs from around the globe have their say, from what is going on in the retail sector to how the global slowdown is effecting earnings:

  • I know that a number of pharma and biotech PR people read this blog, so I wanted to hold up the Genentech earnings release as what I think is a great example of user-friendliness. It is really heads and shoulders above the quarterly communications that come out of most of the companies I cover.

  • With the Icy Hot recall a thing of the past, Cramer says this stock’s a buy.

  • United Technologies on Wednesday elected Louis Chenevert chief executive, succeeding George David, who will continue as chairman of the diversified U.S. manufacturer.

  • United Parcel Service saw its shares fall sharply after the world's largest shipping carrier cut profit guidance, indicating more troubles for the US economy.

  • Find out what chief executives are saying about their businesses and the economy on CNBC Europe.

  • Motorola's Razr V3 cell phone.

    Former AT&T chief executive David Dorman will become Motorola's non-executive chairman next month as the struggling cell phone maker tries to fix its slumping fortunes and split itself into two companies.

  • The Mad Money host calls this company "the best single natural gas play in the world."

  • UPS

    United Parcel Service, the world's largest shipping carrier, cut its first-quarter profit guidance Tuesday, and its shares fell in late trading.

  • I realize you’re all going to get on my case again for saying something nice about a home builder, but here’s the thing: After reporting the obscene amount of money a certain CEO of a certain mega-mortgage company raked in last year (Mozilo of Countrywide), I simply have to give a shout-out to Lennar for their no-performance, no-pay policy.

  • Britain's biggest fixed-line telecoms provider, BT Group, said on Tuesday it was promoting Ian Livingston, the head of its retail business, to succeed Ben Verwaayen as chief executive.

  • John Thain

    U.S. investment bank Merrill Lynch does not plan to raise further capital as it has already raised more than it has lost, Chief Executive John Thain said on Tuesday.

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    The Star-Ledger of New Jersey this weekend did a story that I think provides the best insight and backstory about what happened last week at the highest levels of Schering-Plough.CEO Fred Hassan was in Miami when doctors dropped the bomb on Vytorin and Zetia at the American College of Cardiology meeting.

  • CEO Fred Hassan updates investors on his company's plans to rebound from the Vytorin debacle.