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  • NEW YORK, May 31- Michael Pearson, the former chief executive officer of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, will receive a $9 million severance payment and agreed to a consulting agreement worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to a document filed with regulators. He can earn $83,333 a month this year as a consultant and next year, the company...

  • NEW YORK, May 31- Michael Pearson, the former chief executive officer of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, has signed a consulting agreement with the drugmaker that will run through 2017 and pay him hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to the separation agreement filed with regulators. Pearson, who left Valeant on May 2 after a year in which it had...

  • NEW YORK, May 13- iHeartMedia Inc has brought in Millstein& Co, an additional restructuring advisory firm, to help it evaluate options for its debt, including buying some of it back, according to people familiar with the matter. Millstein& Co was founded in 2012 by Jim Millstein, who was the chief restructuring officer at the U.S. Department of the Treasury from 2009 to...

  • David Acheson, a former official at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, was brought on as an adviser, Chipotle told Reuters. The company also confirmed it is working with David Theno, a food safety consultant and former Jack in the Box executive who is credited with fixing food safety at the fast-food chain following a...

  • NEW YORK, May 5- Lackluster U.S. corporate results spurred investors to pull $11.2 billion from U.S.-based stock funds in the past week, the largest seven-day outflow since January, Lipper said on Thursday. "Look at the bad earnings that came out on Microsoft, Apple, Intel," said Tom Roseen, head of research services for Lipper, a unit of Thomson Reuters Corp.

  • CARACAS, May 3- Venezuela's oil output may fall to average some 2.35 million barrels-per-day this year, as the South American OPEC country's cash crunch and shortages weigh on production, according to energy consulting firm IPD Latin America. That estimate is a whisker above the 2.53 million bpd Venezuela produced in the first quarter, according to OPEC...

  • CARACAS, May 3- Venezuela's oil output may fall to average some 2.35 million barrels-per-day this year, as the South American OPEC country's cash crunch and shortages weigh on production, according to energy consulting firm IPD Latin America. That estimate is a whisker above the 2.53 million bpd Venezuela produced in the first quarter, according to OPEC...

  • Online banking is disrupting the traditional retail model of bank branches

    Europe's business leaders may recognise the need to evolve to take on the disruptors, but they're not moving quickly enough, experts warn.

  • SoulCycle's IPO ahead after fast expansion

    Discussing SoulCycle's upcoming IPO, and just how much value this company has, with Kathleen Smith, Renaissance Capital co-founder

  • CHICAGO, April 6- A friend called recently looking for advice about her 401. Should she roll over her $250,000 nest egg and withdraw some of the funds to help her through the career transition? His proposal would cost her at least $74,000 in fees over the next 20 years, compared with $23,000 in the 401- based on a simple back-of-the-envelope calculation assuming no...

  • Global IT spending to drop in 2015, but rise in 2016: Gartner SVP

    Peter Sondegaard, senior vice-president and global head of research at Gartner, says the currency appreciation in the dollar has caused IT investment to drop this year.

  • Students at Royce Hall on the UCLA campus in Los Angeles.

    Hey, college freshmen—your job search starts now! Here five job-search tips from Accenture's David Smith to get employed right out of college.

  • Accenture reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings and revenue, helped by strong demand in North America.

  • Republican presidential candidates (L-R) Ben Carson, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Donald Trump participate in the presidential debate hosted by FOX News and Facebook at the Quicken Loans Arena August 6, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.

    Presidential candidates draft experts to help them learn about complex issues. CEOs can do the same, says Alexander Saint-Amand.

  • This consulting company's commitment to firm culture, training, compensation and work-life balance were crucial factors.

  • The growing trend for freelance consultants

    Daniel Callaghan, founder and CEO of MBA & Co, explains how his company connects businesses with consultants on demand.

  • This start-up wants to disrupt the consulting space

    Bridget Loudon, CEO of Expert360, introduces the Sydney-based start-up which helps to connect top-level consultants to clients around the world.

  • Accenture raised its revenue forecast for fiscal 2015 after contract wins helped it post better-than-expected first-quarter earnings and revenue.

  • Indian retailers are struggling to keep up online as e-commerce garner large investments.

  • On the best jobs list, STEM careers dominate—High-five, math and science guys!—and the worst can be summed up in one word: Timber!