• AIG Says Risky Debt Portfolio Worth Billions Less Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | 3:23 PM ET

    American International Group, the world's largest insurer, disclosed that the value of some of its risky debt portfolio plunged by $5.96 billion, not $1.6 billion as reported earlier.

  • CEO Pay Just Right, Most Directors Say in Survey Wednesday, 6 Feb 2008 | 12:31 PM ET
  • GE Vice Chairman Wright to Retire Friday, 1 Feb 2008 | 11:01 AM ET

    General Electric said Friday that vice chairman Bob Wright, former head of the company's NBC arm, will retire on May 1.

  • Merrill Plans Brokerage Cuts; Co-President Resigns Monday, 28 Jan 2008 | 11:58 AM ET

    As the new Merrill Lynch Chief Executive John Thain shuffles his management team, the firm has embarked on a cost-cutting initiative that will likely lead to layoffs in its brokerage operations, the largest on Wall Street, sources tell CNBC. .

  • WellCare Shares Jump as Company Replaces CEO Sunday, 27 Jan 2008 | 5:02 PM ET

    WellCare Health Plans, a managed care provider undergoing a federal probe, on Friday replaced Chief Executive Todd S. Farha, announced the resignations of other top executives and said its latest annual report and other filings will likely be late.

  • Akamai CEO: Web Sector Immune to Volatility Friday, 25 Jan 2008 | 1:31 PM ET

    Akamai CEO, Paul Sagan, says even if 2008 is a rough economic year, the Internet sector is going to be "somewhat immune."

  • Eli Lilly CEO: Pharma Safe From Markets & Politics Friday, 25 Jan 2008 | 11:40 AM ET

    Despite recent market upheavals, Sidney Taurel, CEO of Eli Lilly, says he is not convinced the pharmaceuticals sector will be negatively impacted. “The pharmaceutical industry is not that affected by business cycles, and so I believe this financial and possible economic crisis isn’t going to affect significantly our company or the industry.”

  • The Strike and NBC: Less Pilots, More Guts Thursday, 24 Jan 2008 | 1:15 PM ET

    There's a silver lining in any cloud and NBC Universal is finding one in the writer's strike, according to Jeff Zucker, the company's president and CEO.

  • Becton Dickinson: Immune to Market Turmoil? Thursday, 24 Jan 2008 | 12:37 PM ET

    The recent market turmoil is causing many investors worry, but not every sector is plagued by nervousness.  Some sectors seem to be immune to the turmoil and others, like healthcare, seem to be thriving.

  • Burger King: A Defensive Play? Thursday, 24 Jan 2008 | 12:08 PM ET

    The economic slowdown may be causing some consumers to forfeit dining out or to “trade down” and eat at fast-food restaurants.  Burger King CEO John Chidsey says his company is benefiting from this trend.

  • Disney CEO Got 7% Compensation Increase Sunday, 13 Jan 2008 | 2:53 PM ET

    Walt Disney President and Chief Executive Robert Iger received a 7 percent increase in total compensation in fiscal 2007, to $27.7 million, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Friday.

  • Merrill Wants to Hire Former Goldman Executive Thursday, 10 Jan 2008 | 5:06 AM ET

    Merrill Lynch & Co is seeking to hire Thomas Montag, who retired as one of Goldman Sachs co-heads of global securities trading last month, according to financial sources.

  • Target CEO Ulrich to Retire Wednesday, 9 Jan 2008 | 4:30 PM ET

    In a long-expected move, discount retailer Target said Wednesday that Chairman and Chief Executive Bob Ulrich will retire May 1 and be replaced by President Gregg Steinhafel.

  • Greenberg-Led Group Not Seeking Takeover of AIG Wednesday, 9 Jan 2008 | 4:09 PM ET

    Former American International Group Chief Executive Maurice "Hank" Greenberg said that a group he represents currently does not intend to solicit proxies from AIG shareholders, buy more AIG shares, or initiate a tender offer for the company.

  • New Bear Stearns CEO: Worst May Be Over Wednesday, 9 Jan 2008 | 1:36 PM ET

    After significant writedowns and a top level shakeup at the company, is there more trouble ahead for Bearn Stearns? The new CEO, Alan Schwartz, doesn't think so ... but he's not giving guarantees.

  • Bear Stearns Ripe for Takeover as New CEO Steps In Tuesday, 8 Jan 2008 | 11:37 AM ET
    James Cayne

    Bear Stearns' management shake-up could make the investment bank a takeover target, but the specter of more write-downs might keep suitors on the sidelines.

  • Krispy Kreme CEO Resigns, Chairman Named to Post Monday, 7 Jan 2008 | 9:05 AM ET

    Krispy Kreme Doughnuts said on Monday that Chief Executive Daryl G. Brewster has resigned for personal reasons and will be replaced by its Chairman James H. Morgan as president and CEO.

  • Out Of a Job, But Still In the Money Monday, 31 Dec 2007 | 10:45 AM ET
    Bob Nardelli, president and CEO of Home Depot speaks at the National Retail Federation Convention, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2006, in New York. Nardelli and John Chambers, president and CEO of Cisco Systems discussed the role that new technology is playing to enhance the customers experience and the profitability of retailers. ( AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano)

    The credit crunch and housing crisis led to some high-profile firings, most notably Merrill Lynch's Stan O'Neal and Citigroup's Chuck Prince. Still, while they lost their jobs, these executives didn't lose their shirts.

  • Cisco Development Head Giancarlo Leaves Thursday, 20 Dec 2007 | 5:37 PM ET

    Network equipment maker Cisco Systems said Chief Development Officer Charles Giancarlo, widely seen as a leading candidate for future CEO, is leaving the company.

  • Bear Stearns Looking for Cayne Successor: Sources Tuesday, 18 Dec 2007 | 10:39 PM ET

    Bear Stearns's board is talking about a successor for Chief Executive Jimmy Cayne, CNBC has learned.

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