• Tiffany CEO Kowalski blue-boxes up his office Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 10:59 AM ET

    Tiffany & Co. CEO Michael Kowalski will retire this year. He will be succeeded by the company's president, Frederic Cumenal.

  • July 21- Upscale jeweler Tiffany& Co said Michael Kowalski, its chief executive of 15 years, would retire next year and President Frederic Cumenal would succeed him. Cumenal joined Tiffany in 2011 after a 15- year stint at Louis Vuitton brand owner LVMH Group, where he was most recently the president and CEO of French champagne maker Moet& Chandon SA.

  • Even one woman on the board boosts performance: Study Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 10:10 AM ET

    A study shows that one female board member has a positive impact, especially in male-dominated industries. NBC News reports.

  • July 21- Tiffany& Co said its Chief Executive Michael Kowalski would retire and Frederic Cumenal, currently the jewelry maker's president, would succeed him. Kowalski, 62, has been with Tiffany for over three decades. Tiffany, known for its blue boxes and its Fifth Avenue flagship store in Manhattan, said Cumenal would assume the role of CEO from April 1 next year.

  • TORONTO, July 21- BlackBerry Limited named Marty Beard as its chief operating officer on Monday, filling a position that had been vacant since November following a management reshuffle. Prior to that he was an executive of Sybase, an enterprise software maker that was formerly run by current BlackBerry CEO John Chen.

  • Tesco chief Philip Clarke to step down Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 5:12 AM ET

    LONDON— Tesco says Chief Executive Officer Philip Clarke will be stepping down after the latest earnings figures showed Britain's largest retailer by revenue struggled at home.

  • Google exec's departure leaves 'hole': Analysts Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 3:38 PM ET
    Google Chief Business Officer Nikesh Arora, left, and CEO Eric Schmidt attend the Burda DLD Nightcap 2011 in Davos, Switzerland.

    Chief Business Officer Nikesh Arora is leaving the company, which financial analysts said is a significant loss for the search giant.

  • Correction: Apple-Board story Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 1:02 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— In a story July 17 about the retirement of longtime Apple Inc. director Bill Campbell, The Associated Press reported erroneously that late Apple CEO Steve Jobs had battled prostate cancer. Former Steve Jobs confidant leaves Apple's board, replaced by BlackRock founding partner.

  • Longtime Apple director steps down from board Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 6:57 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— One of the most trusted advisers to late Apple CEO Steve Jobs is retiring from the iPhone maker's board of directors. Bill Campbell's departure after 17 years on Apple Inc.' s board cleared the way for the company to appoint Susan Wagner, a founding partner of money manager BlackRock, as a director.

  • Apple names BlackRock founding partner to board Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 6:15 PM ET

    Apple said on Thursday that Susan Wagner, founding partner of BlackRock, had been appointed to its board.

  • NEW YORK, July 17- JPMorgan Chase& Co said on Thursday that its board of directors allowed $36 million of options previously awarded to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon to vest.

  • Tech management shakeups at Google & Apple     Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 4:49 PM ET

    Apple announces BlackRock founding partner Susan Wagner has been elected to Apple's board of directors, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu. Jon Fortt discusses news Google's Nikesh Arora is leaving for SoftBank.

  • Meg Whitman appointed chair of HP board Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 4:34 PM ET
    Meg Whitman, CEO of Hewlett-Packard

    Hewlett-Packard President and CEO Meg Whitman has been appointed chair of the company's board of directors, HP announced Thursday.

  • HP appoints CEO Whitman chairman, expands board Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 4:27 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, July 17- Hewlett-Packard Co appointed Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman its chairman on Thursday and enlisted Alcoa CEO Klaus Kleinfeld as an independent director, adding a 12th member to its board.

  • HP CEO Whitman to become Chairman     Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 4:11 PM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reports Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman will become Chairman of the company's board.

  • Perella Weinberg CEO joins Funding Circle board Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    LONDON, July 17- The chief executive of corporate finance firm Perella Weinberg is to join the board of peer-to-peer loan company Funding Circle, in a major coup for the small business lender as it builds up its U.S. presence.

  • TORONTO/ VANCOUVER, July 16- Barrick Gold Corp said on Wednesday its chief executive officer will step down in September and not be replaced, concentrating power in the hands of the miner's new executive chairman, John Thornton. The world's biggest gold miner appointed two co-presidents to help run the company after Jamie Sokalsky's departure as CEO.

  • Boeing's stock soared nearly 80 percent last year, outperforming the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 index. But as indexes pushed higher this year, investors sent Boeing down 5.7 percent amid concern that the aviation business cycle may have peaked and that Boeing's ability to produce positive surprises is limited.

  • UPDATE 1-Ex-Ford chief Mulally joins Google's board Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 5:14 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, July 15- Google Inc has appointed former Ford Motor Co CEO Alan Mulally to its board of directors, drafting a seasoned Detroit executive into its ranks as it develops a self-driving car and tries to get its software into more automobiles.

  • July 15- The top U.S. auditor regulator said it expects to conduct its first inspection of a mainland Chinese audit firm by the end of the year, under an expected deal to resolve a long-running dispute between the United States and China regarding accounting oversight.

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