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  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 10- Zynga Inc has appointed former Best Buy executive David Lee its chief financial officer as Zynga continues reshuffling its ranks to try to return the "Farmville" creator to growth. Zynga has sought to revive its business by overhauling top management, trimming staff and introducing titles that can be played on smartphones and tablets.

  • WASHINGTON, April 10- Public company and bank audits conducted around the globe by units affiliated with the world's six largest accounting firms are persistently riddled with flaws, a group of international regulators have found.

  • Audits around the world are riddled with problems -survey Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, April 10- Public company and bank audits conducted around the globe by units affiliated with the world's six largest accounting firms are persistently riddled with flaws, a group of international regulators have found.

  • MILAN, April 10- A board overhaul at Telecom Italia is set to placate belligerent minority investors, allowing Chief Executive Marco Patuano to focus on revamping the company's domestic business as the Italian economy begins to revive. Yet questions remain over how he will handle a prospective sale of Telecom Italia's Brazilian assets.

  • April 10- Motorola Mobility has named Rick Osterloh as its chief operating officer, reporting to the Motorola Operating Board at Google Inc until its acquisition by Lenovo Group Ltd is completed. Lenovo agreed to buy Google's Motorola handset division for $2.91 billion in January, in what was China's largest-ever tech deal.

  • MOSCOW, April 9- Russia's largest steelmaker, Evraz, posted on Wednesday a 2013 net loss of $572 million, 35 percent deeper than in 2012 due to "cyclical headwinds" and said the political standoff with Ukraine could hit its business.

  • CVS settles SEC investigation for $20 million Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 3:05 PM ET

    CVS Caremark has finalized a $20 million settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission over accusations that the company misled investors and used improper accounting to boost its performance several years ago.

  • Coal miner L&L Energy's CEO Lee quits Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 6:32 AM ET

    April 8- L&L Energy Inc Chief Executive Dickson Lee resigned, the coal miner said in a regulatory filing on Tuesday, less than three weeks after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission accused the company of fraud. The regulator had accused L&L Energy and its founder, Lee, of making false disclosures about who was running the company.

  • Republic Airways approves buyback plan Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 1:11 PM ET

    INDIANAPOLIS— Republic Airways said Monday that its board of directors approved a $75 million plan to buy back stock or retire convertible debt after the airline's pilots rejected a proposed four-year labor contract last week.

  • April 7- Honeywell International Inc promoted two executives to the position of vice chairman and named a new chief financial officer as part of a series of senior leadership changes announced by the U.S. diversified manufacturer on Monday.

  • Royal Caribbean names Goldstein COO and president Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 10:02 AM ET

    MIAMI— Royal Caribbean is promoting Adam Goldstein to president and chief operating officer of the cruise operator, effective immediately. Goldstein joined Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. in 1988. For the last 12 years he has served as president and CEO of the Miami company's largest cruise line, Royal Caribbean International.

  • What makes a good leader? Marcus Lemonis, of CNBC's "The Profit," uses Amazing Grapes as an example of absentee ownership and provides four essential qualities that he feels makes a great leader.

  • April 7- Honeywell International Inc promoted two executives to the position of vice chairman and named a new chief financial officer as part of a series of senior leadership changes announced by the U.S. diversified manufacturer on Monday.

  • Vonage CEO to retire by the end of the year Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 9:31 AM ET

    HOLMDEL, N.J.— The CEO of the cloud-based communications company Vonage will retire by the end of the year. Marc Lefar, 50, has been with Vonage for six years. Shares of Vonage Holdings Corp. fell 2 cents to $4.11 at the opening bell.

  • NEW YORK, April 6- BlackRock Inc, the world's largest money manager, is reorganizing its senior management, shifting at least 10 senior executives into new or different roles, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters on Sunday.

  • British engineer Kentz appoints Meg Lassarat CFO Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 2:42 AM ET

    April 4- Kentz Corporation Ltd, a British engineer focused on the energy sector, said Meg Lassarat would replace Ed Power as chief financial officer. Lassarat was most recently the CFO of Houston- based engineering and field services company UniversalPegasus International. Power would stay on through August to facilitate a smooth transition, Kentz said.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 3- Mozilla Chief Executive Brendan Eich has stepped down, the company said on Thursday, after an online dating service urged a boycott of the company's web browser because of a donation Eich made to opponents of gay marriage.

  • Liberty cuts stake in struggling Barnes & Noble Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 9:42 AM ET

    Liberty Media will cut its large stake in Barnes & Noble, the media company announced on Thursday, but will retain a 10 percent stake.

  • April 2- Monsanto Co, the world's largest seed company, reported higher-than-expected quarterly earnings on Wednesday as its corn and soybean businesses expanded globally. And despite year-to-year fluctuations in output and demand, Monsanto said it sees demand for corn worldwide surging with population and income growth over the next several years.

  • MOSCOW, April 2- Russia's government may allow state-controlled companies to cut their dividend payments by calculating them according to Russian accounting standards rather than international standards to help weather an economic downturn, Vedomosti reported on Wednesday.

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