Corporate Leaders


  • Buffett Reassures Berkshire Investors About Succession Saturday, 3 May 2008 | 6:30 PM ET

    Warren Buffett tried to reassure his shareholders that Berkshire Hathaway will be fine once he is gone, but he offered few new details of the company's succession plan.

  • Buffett, Munger Fill Arena for Berkshire Meeting Saturday, 3 May 2008 | 12:29 PM ET

    Warren Buffett is at the center of attention on Saturday at the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting.

  • Mad Mail: Wall of Ethanol Truth? Friday, 2 May 2008 | 6:49 PM ET

    You know Cramer's Wall of Shame. But how about singling out those brave CEOs who are willing to speak the truth about the ethanol boondoggle?

  • General Mills CEO: We Can Handle Food Inflation Friday, 2 May 2008 | 6:27 PM ET

    The cereal maker is firing on all cylinders in one of the hardest times in memory for food companies. Here's how they do it.

  • Fixing Pfizer And Your Emails Friday, 2 May 2008 | 2:02 PM ET

    It's the kind of artwork I'm sure they weren't happy to see at Pfizer spacer headquarters this morning. The torn company logo on the front page of the Newark Star-Ledger business section above the headline, "Signs of Wear and Tear."

  • Exclusive Interview With Warren Buffett Friday, 2 May 2008 | 11:50 AM ET

    CNBC's Becky Quick sits down with Warren Buffett to discuss the upcoming shareholder meeting. Or as Buffett refers to it, "Woodstock for Capitalists."

  • Wrigley Deal Could be Turning Point for CEOs Friday, 2 May 2008 | 8:41 AM ET

    As Warren Buffet told CNBC this week, "A good time to buy a really great business is when you can."

  • I've been asked many times to write something about what I think of the guests I interview on "Managing Asia." After close to eight years hosting the show, my personal encounters with CEOs and senior executives are always good talking points. What better way than to pen my thoughts out in a blog? I'm going to start with the President of Ping An Insurance, one of my guests on a recent trip to Hong Kong.

  • Tyson CEO Rails Against Ethanol Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 6:31 PM ET

    It seems Richard Bond and Cramer share a common cause. Find out why this alternative fuel is causing a world food crisis.

  • Berkshire's Buffett on Succession, Acquisitions Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 2:33 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Berkshire Hathaway, the insurance and investment company run by Warren Buffett, has been preparing succession plans for when the 77-year-old billionaire steps down.

  • Buffett Meeting to Draw Biggest Crowd Ever Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 2:09 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett will be the center of attention on Saturday at the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting.

  • Warren Buffett at A Glance Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 2:07 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett will be the center of attention on Saturday at the annual shareholder meeting for Berkshire Hathaway, his roughly $200 billion holding company.

  • Former Merck CEO Prodding Industry On Drug Pricing Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 10:31 AM ET
    Dr. Vagelos

    I didn't post yesterday because I was in Philadelphia shooting a story for an upcoming episode of "The Business of Innovation" on CNBC. It's a piece about big pharma and we went to Philly to interview the still very busy former CEO of Merck (two CEOs ago), Dr. Roy Vagelos.

  • Wind-Stock Wins? Wednesday, 30 Apr 2008 | 6:56 PM ET

    Tetra Tech's expecting much bigger growth than its competitors. Let the CEO explain.

  • Stock Picking by the CEO's Paycheck Wednesday, 30 Apr 2008 | 12:53 PM ET

    The numbers are eye-popping.  Millions, sometimes tens of millions, even hundreds of million of dollars in salary, stock and benefits are paid to chief executives of American corporations.

  • High-Tech Parker Hannifin? Tuesday, 29 Apr 2008 | 7:20 PM ET

    Yup. Just look at some of the products this industrial's bringing to market.

  • ConAgra's 'Confident' in Its Business Tuesday, 29 Apr 2008 | 7:06 PM ET

    Cramer's not 100% sure, though. Here's why.

  • China Loves Chalupas Tuesday, 29 Apr 2008 | 7:03 PM ET

    Yum!'s Taco Bell -- and its Pizza Hut and KFC franchises -- is a hit overseas. The success is helping the company weather rising food costs.

  • Ford's Rebound: Something To Believe In Or Not? Tuesday, 29 Apr 2008 | 12:35 PM ET

    In one week Ford has gone from being perceived as an automaker struggling to jump start its business, to a company and stock worth betting on. My how things can change in just a few days. So it's time to ask yourself: Do you believe Ford will come back?

  • A View from the Top: What the CEOs are Saying Tuesday, 29 Apr 2008 | 11:43 AM ET

    Chief executives from around Europe discussed their companies' earnings, opportunities and the challenges they face in 2008 with CNBC Europe Tuesday.