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Irish Tech News
April 24, 2018
For instance, women leaders including Melinda Gates, Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton, Angela Merkel, Ursula Burns, Meg Whitman, and Sheryl Sandberg stood out from others due to their extraordinary contribution in their areas to become a source of inspiration for ambitious women leaders globally. Despite severalÃâÃÂ ...
April 17, 2018
Citing unnamed multiple unnamed sources, the Wall Street Journal reported the Xerox board had eyed John Visentin as a possible successor to Jeff Jacobson, who was installed as CEO in January 2017 as the replacement for Ursula Burns, as Xerox spun off its business process outsourcing arm asÃâÃÂ ...
Pennsylvania Business Central
April 14, 2018
URSULA BURNS. The first black woman to run a Fortune 500 company, Burns climbed the ladder at Xerox, starting as an intern and today making vital changes to the company's future as CEO. She contributes her success to “the help of others, a good education, a strong work ethic and the courage to leanÃâÃÂ ...
Mobile World Live
April 4, 2018
Veon withdrew an offer to acquire the 42 per cent of operator group Global Telecom Holding it does not own, citing delays in getting the deal through Egyptian authorities. Amsterdam-based Veon submitted the mandatory tender offer to buy the rest of its subsidiary in November 2017, offering shareholders aÃâÃÂ ...
April 4, 2018
... including an ill-fated attempt to buy Brazil's Oi. The decision to withdraw its mandatory tender offer comes just a week after VEON CEO Jean-Yves Charlier said he would leave his role at the firm. No immediate reason was given for his departure, with the company's chair, Ursula Burns, taking control untilÃâÃÂ ...
April 1, 2018
While many black women are drawn to entrepreneurship through their passions, the Black Ceiling, a term coined by Fortune magazine editors in an interview with former Xerox CEO Ursula Burns, has prompted many to “make work and business for themselves,” since the corporate path does not seem aÃâÃÂ ...
RIT University News Services
March 29, 2018
He and Ursula Burns, former CEO of Xerox and also a member of the national board, saw the potential for an event in Upstate New York and worked to establish a regional event planning committee to acquire funding and lay the groundwork for adding local teams to the competition. As a member of RIT'sÃâÃÂ ...
Simply Wall St
March 28, 2018
VEON's board, comprised of 10 directors chaired by Ms. Ursula Burns, has an optimal board tenure of 3.7 years, suggesting the board has a proven track record of governing VEON, without entrenched members in a stale environment. Furthermore, VEON's average management tenure of 6.6 years and anÃâÃÂ ...
March 28, 2018
Veon appointed its Chairman Ursula Burns as executive chairman after Charlier stepped down, the company said in a media release on Tuesday. Ursula Burns. Reuters. The supervisory board is undertaking a search for a new CEO, and once a replacement is named and installed, Burns will return to herÃâÃÂ ...
Het Financieele Dagblad
March 27, 2018
Ursula Burns neemt tijdelijk de rol van ceo op zich bij het in Amsterdam gevestigde telecomconcern Veon, het voormalige Vimpelcom. De Amerikaanse volgt Jean-Yves Charlier per direct op, die dinsdagochtend onverwachts zijn vertrek aankondigde. Ursula BurnsFoto: Reuters. Burns is voorzitter van de raad vanÃâÃÂ ...
London South East (blog)
March 27, 2018
LONDON (Alliance News) - Diageo PLC said Tuesday that the appointment of Ursula Burns to the company's board has been delayed as she has been appointed as interim executive chairman of telecommunications company VEON Ltd. The spirits company in July 2017 announced the appointment ofÃâÃÂ ...
March 26, 2018
Just think, some of the world's greatest leaders such as former president Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Ursula Burns, Ken Chenault, and Bozoma Saint John are known for their abilities to motivate and empower people to act (public speaking), manage difficult conversations (conflict resolution), takeÃâÃÂ ...
Washington Business Journal
March 23, 2018
s (NYSE: XRX) Ursula Burns after nine years. Only two women of color, one Latina and one Indian-American, stand amid those 500 largely white men. And of the 16 Fortune 500 companies that share employee demographics, an overwhelming 73 percent of senior executives are white. Depressed yet?
Thinknum Media (blog)
March 22, 2018
Xerox: Ursula Burns, the only woman of color on any of these top-CEO lists, left Xerox to head TO Dutch firm VEON. Yahoo: With the company being bought out by Verizon and then merged with Aol, Marissa Mayer has moved on. Hewlett Packard: Meg Whitman ($32.9 million) stepped down as CEO lastÃâÃÂ ...
NYU Washington Square News
March 22, 2018
This multimillion-dollar beauty company continues to crush beauty standards by promoting natural beauty in all shades. Ursula Burns. American business executive Ursula Burns has always excelled in math and science. With a degree in Mechanical Engineering from NYU's Polytechnic Institute, now theÃâÃÂ ...
March 16, 2018
NEWARK, Calif., March 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ShotSpotter, Inc. (NASDAQ:SSTI), the leader in gunshot detection solutions that help law enforcement officers and security personnel identify, locate and deter gun violence, today announced that it was proud to learn that Hartford, CT and Louisville,ÃâÃÂ ...
March 11, 2018
Globally, we have remarkable women like Ursula Burns, Former Xerox CEO; and Sandra Lerner, Co-founder, Cisco Systems. In India we have incredible masterminds — Rashmi Sinha, Co-founder and CEO, Slideshare; and Ruchi Sanghvi, first female engineer hired by Facebook —who are ascending theÃâÃÂ ...
March 9, 2018
The Diageo executive is now 40% women, and our board will achieve gender parity when Ursula Burns joins the team in April. We're joint-first in the FTSE 100 for female executive directors, ranked fifth in the Thomson Reuters Global Diversity and Inclusion Index and were recently recognised by theÃâÃÂ ...
March 6, 2018
Ursula Burns, former CEO at Xerox was the most recent, but she retired in 2016. Fortune's Ellen McGirt unpacked many of the reasons in a compelling article called The Black Ceiling: Why African-American Women aren't Making it to the Top in Corporate America. The article calls black women “doubleÃâÃÂ ...
Miami's Community Newspapers
March 6, 2018
A prestigious selection committee co-chaired by former Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and former Xerox chair and CEO Ursula Burns, and comprising distinguished policy experts, artists, academics, business executives and social innovation leaders assessed the applications. In early 2017, Coral GablesÃâÃÂ ...
February 28, 2018
Fears about automation displacing workers around the world ranked high on the list of Things to Be Very Worried About at the World Economic Forum in January. “At the end of the day, we have to fire a lot of people,” said Ursula Burns, chairman of the supervisory board at telecom group VEON, and formerÃâÃÂ ...
February 28, 2018
Meanwhile, the resignation of former Xerox CEO Ursula Burns in 2016 marked the end of black women CEOs in all of corporate America. These dire statistics reaffirm the well-documented challenges black men and women face when climbing the corporate ladder. Yet, in still, despite these dire stats, whiteÃâÃÂ ...
Los Angeles Times
February 25, 2018
Ursula Burns chaired the board of Xerox Corp. from 2010 to 2017 and was chief executive from 2009 to 2016. Burns is shown at ... And with the departure of former CEO Ursula Burns from Xerox, announced in 2016, there are no black female CEOs leading companies in the S&P 500 index. Advertisement.
February 23, 2018
(The 2016 departure of Xerox XRX, +0.76% CEO Ursula Burns left zero black female CEOs running Fortune 500 companies). Coping with that bias on a daily basis not only affects workers' careers, it may even affect their health and overall well-being, according to a recent study on the emotional tax womenÃâÃÂ ...
East Bay Times
February 23, 2018
A prestigious selection committee co-chaired by former Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and former Xerox Chairman & CEO Ursula Burns, and comprising distinguished policy experts, artists, academics, business executives, and social innovation leaders, assessed the applications, officials said. “The 35ÃâÃÂ ...
February 22, 2018
The selection committee is co-chaired by former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy and former Xerox Chairman and CEO Ursula Burns. Bloomberg Philanthropies encompasses all of former New York City mayor and billionaire Michael R. Bloomberg's charitable activities. The organizationÃâÃÂ ...
February 21, 2018
And with the departure of former CEO Ursula Burns from Xerox, announced in 2016, there are no black female CEOs leading companies in the S&P 500 index. New research featured in the latest issue of Harvard Business Review doesn't offer much hope that those numbers will improve any time soon.
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
February 13, 2018
Darwin Deason, Xerox's third-largest shareholder, filed a lawsuit Tuesday in an attempt to block the proposed merger between Xerox Corp. and Fujifilm Holdings. The suit contains many of the same criticisms that Deason and investor Carl Icahn lodged in an open letter published on Monday.
February 1, 2018
Ursula Burns, former CEO of Xerox (XRX - Get Report) is the only black women to hold the CEO seat. She served from 2009 to 2016 and there hasn't been another black female CEO since. The board room is just as bad. Just under 9% of directors at the top 200 S&P 500 companies are African AmericanÃâÃÂ ...
December 19, 2017
The first few years of your career is often filled with uncertainty around job decisions, salary agreements and even your personality in the workplace. For many professionals, mentors and older colleagues are key to helping them make the right decisions professionally. But many successful people also sayÃâÃÂ ...
September 30, 2017
Uber has to seat Ursula Burns and John Thain as directors, so here's what you need to know ... Point for ousted Uber CEO Travis Kalanick: Under the company's current voting agreement, Uber is obligated to seat two directors, former Xerox CEO Ursula Burns and former Merrill Lynch CEO John Thain.
September 29, 2017
“I am happy to announce that Ursula Burns and John Thain have agreed to join Uber's Board of Directors. Until earlier this year, Ursula was Chairman and CEO of Xerox, while John was formerly CEO of CIT Group, Merrill Lynch, and NYSE. Ursula and John are two highly accomplished corporate leadersÃâÃÂ ...
September 7, 2017
When Ursula Burns became the CEO of Xerox in 2009 at age 50, she was the first black woman to lead a Fortune 500 company. What did she learn along the way? “A lot of what pioneers do, they do not benefit from themselves,” she says. Climbing to the top of the corporate ladder wasn't a given for Burns.
July 19, 2017
"Go into tech. They will hire you," Ursula Burns told Poppy Harlow at CNNMoney's American Opportunity breakfast in New York Tuesday. Burns, the first black female CEO of a Fortune 500 company, said that tech companies know they can't just keep hiring and promoting men. That means for women, it's aÃâÃÂ ...
July 18, 2017
Ursula Burns thinks there's a problem with how we talk about lifting people out of poverty and helping them achieve the American Dream. Listen to the full Ursula Burns interview here on Boss Files with Poppy Harlow. View on iTunes. "[The rhetoric today] is, 'If you don't have, you don't deserve to have.
December 31, 1999
Jacobson received $9.5 million in total compensation last year after being promoted to CEO, a 94 percent boost from his pay in 2016 as a senior Xerox executive, but still below the historic annual pay for his CEO predecessor Ursula Burns, whose compensation peaked in 2014 at $22.2 million as estimatedÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
Ursula Burns had a successful term when she was the CEO of Xerox and even expanded it into two companies during her run. ... Ursula Burns is the chairwoman of VEON, but she made a name for herself as the former CEO of Xerox, which she transformed from a simple paper copying company to aÃâÃÂ ...
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