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Neither is our Chief Executive Officer and founder, David Mikkelson. He has dark hair, and there the resemblance to the photographs ends. For the record, the man in the left-hand photograph is Hungarian entrepreneur and former prime minister Gordon Bajnai. We know this because a reverse image search ...
"We think leading indicators are the largest investors in blockchain today from a corporate standpoint, the groups that are doing the most research and then companies that are already receiving revenue from blockchain-related activities," Amplify ETFs CEO Christian Magoon said last week on Benzinga's ...

NEW YORK (AP) -- Kenneth Chenault was Chief Executive Officer and chairman of American Express until January 31. He had a 37-year career at the credit card ... Q: Your departure reduces the number of African American CEOs at Fortune 500 companies to three. What legacy would you talk about tied to ...
Sharks Robert Herjavec, Daymond John, Lori Greiner, Kevin O'Leary, Mark Cuban, and Barbara Corcoran attend the premiere of ABC's 'Shark Tank' Season 9 at The Paley Center for Media on September 20, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California.
"It's a delicate balance bringing in a new CEO," Ells said in a call with investors earlier in February. "Of course," Ells continued, "you've heard of examples where new CEOs have come in but have not really been allowed to act as a CEO, and I fully intend to have the new CEO be in charge." Niccol will become Chipotle's new ...
Snap CEO Evan Spiegel sold roughly 2.7 million shares of stock last week, worth more than $50 million, which is his first personal stock sale since Snap went public last March. The sale, which was ... Decisions by public company CEOs about when and how to sell their stock can be meaningful. facebook's ...

Waste Management CEO Jim fish disputes the narrative that major companies are only using corporate tax cut benefits to buy back stock. "The benefit to us was about $275 million," Fish says, stressing as much as 80 percent of that will go to employee bonuses and capital spending. "We think it will benefit ...
First, the three companies, Cherubim Interests (CHIT), PDX Partners (PDXP, formerly "My Social Income") and Victura Construction (VICT), all list the same Chief Executive Officer in January press releases: Patrick J. Johnson. The companies all announced in January the acquisition of trust units in a private ...
James Wadleigh, CEO of Access Health CT, Connecticut's quasi-public health exchange agency, will step down in April, officials announced Thursday. His impending departure was disclosed in a media statement by Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, chairwoman of Access Health's governing board. There was no ...
The Boston Beer Company said Wednesday that it has picked the head of Peet's Coffee as its newest CEO. The maker of Sam Adams said that Dave Burwick would succeed Martin Roper as president and CEO. The company said that Burwick would start the job by June. Jim Koch will continue in his role as ...
... new Chief Executive Officer and board member. Niccol, who led Taco Bell's brand revival since 2011, will assume the position on March 5. Michael Bapis, managing director at The Bapis Group at HighTower, shares the market's enthusiasm for Chipotle's new CEO and his ability to transform the company.
The woman once tapped to revive a flagging internet company says female CEOs are often "happy" to take over struggling companies -- but for a depressing reason. Carol Bartz, who helmed Yahoo! AABA, +1.00% from 2009 to 2011, said it's "absolutely true" that women have a better chance of getting a ...
CEO Dennis Muilenburg told CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" Thursday that "by the end of the decade" the aerospace and defense giant "will be building more than 900 airplanes a year." Last year Boeing delivered a record 763 commercial aircraft, which is around one new plane every 11½ hours, and ...
The risk that banks face within the oil and gas sector is currently "contained," but the outlook for the segment remains far from certain, according to the CEO of Singapore's oldest bank. OCBC's Samuel Tsien said that rising oil and gas prices indicate a more optimistic picture for the market, but banks would ...
Snap CEO Evan Spiegel says he doesn't mind having to report quarterly financial results to pesky investors, whose disappointment could send the company's stock plummeting. "We love it," the young executive enthused Thursday during a Goldman Sachs technology conference in San Francisco on ...
January's disappointing retail sales shouldn't worry retailers, said Jerry Storch, former Chief Executive Officer and board member of Canadian retail company Hudson's Bay. "January just doesn't matter," Storch told CNBC on "Power Lunch" Thursday. Storch, who has also been chairman and CEO of toys "R" ...
Tim Armstrong, the CEO of Oath, will be live from Recode's Code Media conference in Huntington Beach, Calif., on Tuesday, Feb. 13, at 9:30 am PT / 12:30 pm ET. Tim Armstrong spent years running revenue for Google before he led AOL, which he sold to Verizon. He's since helped the mobile player ...

Tony Fadell, co-founder and ex-CEO of Nest, said both companies' efforts in connected gadgets were hurt when Google made Nest a separate business less than two years after acquiring it. Google bought Nest in 2014 for $3.2 billion, and the spin-off happened in 2015 during the restructuring that created ...
Directors of an influential Latino business organization are investigating accusations that its chief executive sexually harassed a female employee and improperly inflated his own pay, according to people close to the board. In a statement on Friday, the board of the United States Hispanic Chamber of ...
On Friday, four days after the trial began and revealed some embarrassing testimony, Uber and Waymo announced they had settled a trade secrets dispute. The settlement signified that Uber is Dara Khosrowshahi's company now. Khosrowshahi is likely to take the ride-hailing company public next year, ...
The courtroom has been cleared, the lights are off in the spillover room on the 19th floor and the initial takes are in on the Uber vs. Waymo trial. Uber will give Alphabet, the parent company of both Waymo and the search giant Google, some $244 million worth of stock, and agree to ensure that no Waymo ...
In his new role as CEO, Knell will oversee all of National Geographic's global storytelling assets, including the television, magazine, print and digital operations, licensing and travel expeditions. As CEO of the National Geographic Society, he was responsible for the society's nonprofit and educational ...
GameStop on Friday said it had fired two longtime executives: Tony Bartel, chief operating officer, and Michael Hogan, executive vice president of strategic business and brand development. Grapevine-based GameStop said in a filing that the terminations were without cause and both will receive payments ...
"Whatever happens, L'Oreal is a very solid company able to resist in any environment," Jean-Paul Agon, L'Oreal CEO, told CNBC on Friday. Meanwhile, the L'Oreal CEO said that if Nestle announced it was looking to sell its 23 percent stake in the cosmetics firm, L'Oreal would be prepared to buy it.
In a filing, Broadcom CEO Hock Tan writes a letter to Qualcomm executive chairman Paul Jacobs saying that Broadcom was "astonished" that Qualcomm did not accept a weekend meeting date to discuss a much-publicized merger. Qualcomm's board said on Thursday -- the date of Tan's letter -- that it ...
On the heels of Dunkin's fourth-quarter earnings that beat expectations and its investor day in Boston, CNBC sat down with Dunkin' Brands chairman and CEO Nigel Travis on Friday at its next-generation concept store in Quincy, Mass. In the exclusive interview, Travis discussed the company's three-year ...
Bank of America said on Friday its board approved CEO Brian Moynihan's incentive compensation for 2017. His compensation consists of base salary, ... Brian Moynihan, Chairman and CEO of Bank of America speaking at the 2018 WEF in Davos, Switzerland on Jan. 23rd, 2018. Bank of America said on ...
Maybe that candidate likes getting early stage businesses off the ground and has no problem putting in the long hours required. Don't forget, there is only room for one CEO in a company at a time, so when CEOs are looking to make a move, they may have no choice but to look at other executive positions if ...
AT&T's Randall Stephenson describes a dinner conversation he had with other business leaders about the recent market swings. Stephenson says he and the CEOs were largely unconcerned. A market correction does not have a whole lot of impact in terms of how "we think about the world the next two ...
But that's not how 3M Chairman and CEO Inge Thulin sees it, he said in an exclusive interview on "Mad money" with CNBC's Jim Cramer. For Thulin and 3M, an old-line manufacturer serving a host of different industries including health care and transportation, auto electrification is just another market.
So Mr. Khosrowshahi, who was appointed Uber C.E.O. late last year, leaned on his history with Google from his previous job as chief executive of the travel site Expedia. Mr. Khosrowshahi worked to coax Google's founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, and to let them know that Uber had turned over a new ...
He had temporarily stepped down from his CEO role in November after a tumor appeared. He was treated in 2014 for a cancerous brain tumor, which was removed, and underwent preventative chemotherapy afterward. Daniel A. DeMatteo, a member of the company's board of directors and GameStop's ...
Chief Executive Officer and chairman of The Walt Disney Company Bob Iger and Mickey Mouse look · Disney CEO: young people are subscribing to traditional, cheaper cable packages 7 Hours Ago | 01:59 · Disney CEO and Chairman Bob Iger said it will cost $4.99 to stream ESPN Plus, in Disney's first ...
In this Feb. 26, 2017, file photo, then-Uber CEO Travis Kalanick arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Kalanick is poised to testify Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, in a high-stakes trial focused on charges that his company stole self-driving car technology from Waymo, a Google spinoff.
GameStop names longtime executive Michael Mauler to succeed Paul Raines as CEO ... GameStop made the announcement Tuesday, and it follows Monday's announcement that Paul Raines, CEO since 2010, resigned from the company and the board due to a recurrence of an illness. Raines had brain ...
Lululemon Athletica CEO Laurent Potdevin had a multi-year relationship with a female designer at the company he oversaw, and this was one of the issues that contributed to his departure, sources familiar with the situation tell CNBC. The employee in the relationship with Potdevin resigned in 2014, after ...
Pierre Agnes, former chief executive of Boardriders, was lost at sea last week. (Iroz Gaizka / AFP/Getty Images). Boardriders Inc. announced Tuesday that its chief turnaround officer, David Tanner, has been appointed chief executive of the sportswear company earlier than planned. He replaces Pierre ...
Snap CEO Evan Spiegel took a veiled shot at facebook on his company's earnings call on Tuesday. When asked about the issue of smartphone addiction, Spiegel tried to distinguish between Snapchat and Facebook, noting that his company, unlike the latter, hasn't focused on encouraging users to "like" posts or follow ...
Steve Wynn is out as CEO and chairman of Wynn Resorts, the company announced Tuesday. In a January report, the Wall Street Journal detailed allegations of decades of sexual misconduct by the gambling mogul. Wynn had earlier stepped down from his post as the Republican National Committee's ...
Michael Moloney will become the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the American Institute of physics (AIP) in March 2018. Originally from Ireland, Moloney did a PhD in physics at Trinity College Dublin and went on to work at the Irish Embassy in Washington and the Irish Mission to the United Nations in ...
High-speed trader Doug Cifu said don't blame the computers for Monday's nearly 1,600-point plunge in the Dow Jones industrial average. "The market functioned really well in a steep decline," Cifu, CEO of the high-speed trading giant Virtu, told CNBC on "Closing Bell." "We had a lot of orders coming down ...
Soenksen was a key executive at citizens First Bank, since its inception in 2000. In 1999, he and the organizing group raised capital, acquired a building, hired employees and received regulatory approval for operation of the new bank, according to a news release. Soenksen served as president and CEO ...
Apple CEO Tim Cook thanked his iPhone team. "I want to take a moment to recognize the tremendous amount of work that went into creating iPhone X. Our teams carried out an extremely complex launch from both an engineering and operations perspective, executing an outstanding product ramp that ...
Cosmetics maker Avon Products named Unilever executive Jan Zijderveld as its chief executive, days after shareholders piled pressure on the company to find a new CEO quickly. The shareholders said last week they were "extremely disappointed" with Avon's inability to address falling shareholder value ...
Saks Fifth Avenue-owner Hudson's Bay on Monday named veteran CVS Health executive Helena Foulkes as its Chief Executive Officer, replacing Richard Baker, who has been heading the company on an interim basis. Foulkes, who has been with the pharmacy benefits manager for more than 25 years, ...
And Duke University associate professor Aaron Chatterji says it was one of the first examples of the new wave of CEO activism that's spreading across the business world. Chatterji recently wrote in Harvard Business Review about how CEOs and the companies they lead are becoming more vocal about ...
The Canada-based athletic wear company said on Monday in a regulatory filing that its CEO of four years, Laurent Potdevin, had resigned immediately, saying he "fell short" of Lululemon's standards of conduct, without specifying what he had done, something likely to fuel the rumor mill and potentially harm ...
For American Airlines CEO Doug Parker, the issues of trust and leadership are getting his full attention these days. "We have a business that's been transformed, but the culture hasn't been transformed," he tells Fortune. "And that holds us back." Recently, American airlines travelers have complained about ...
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki took to the service's Creator blog last night to issue some broad goals for the year forward. The plans largely revolve around increased transparency on the company's part and tightening enforcement -- a pretty clearly reaction to multiple creator controversies over the past ...
That 0-60 speed might be faster than what some of the world's proper supercars can achieve, but the CEO of one of those supercar brands isn't having any of it. After Ferrari reported solid full-year 2017 earnings Thursday, Sergio Marchionne spoke with analysts on a conference call and took questions about a rumored ...


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