Business executives across the United States are calling out efforts to restrict voting access.
"Corporations have to stand up. There is no middle ground," former American Express CEO Ken Chenault told CNBC.
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Seeing an opportunity to have a larger impact on Silicon Valley, Chenault plans to join the VC firm General Catalyst Partners.
American Express reports quarterly earnings that topped Wall Street expectations.
It will be the end of a 17-year run at the helm of Amex, and a 37-year career with the company.
American Express reported quarterly earnings and revenue that beat expectations and raised its forecast for the year.
LOS ANGELES-- American Express Co. said Wednesday that its net income rose 1 percent in the third quarter, aided by lower expenses and increased spending by the credit card issuer's customers. In the second quarter, American Express' revenue grew 5 percent from a year earlier.
CINCINNATI, Oct 9- Procter& Gamble Co's CEO stood behind the company's plan for increasing profit and sales at a drama-free annual meeting notable for the absence of William Ackman, the activist investor who has pushed hard for change in recent months at the world's largest maker of household products.
NEW YORK, Oct 1- Hedge fund manager William Ackman is blaming Procter& Gamble's top management for the consumer products company's problems, but said he understands the board wants to give the CEO more time to repair years of damage.