Tag archive for ‘Wall Street Journal’
By Lynn Herman On Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Go Daddy CEO Steps Down

Go Daddy chief executive Warren Adelman has stepped down to become a special adviser for strategy and global policy at the company. The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that Scott Wagner, an executive from More...

By Lynn Herman On Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Cisco to Lay Off 2 Percent of Staff

Cisco Systems Inc. announced Monday that it would lay off about 1,300 employees, or 2% of its global workforce as the networking giant continues its efforts to simplify the company and cut costs to boost profits More...

By Lynn Herman On Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayers Faces Major Role With a Baby on the Way

Mirissa Mayers, who was named President and CEO of the struggling Internet giant Yahoo, says she recently worked 90-hour weeks at Google, attending about 60 meetings a week. Now, her new role will include motherhood More...

By Lynn Herman On Thursday, July 5th, 2012

Google Offers Classes to Improve Company Talent

In an effort to combat threats from companies such as Facebook Inc. and Apple Inc., Google Inc. is now formalizing learning at the Company’s GoogleEDU in an entirely new way. The company’s two-year-old learning More...

By Lynn Herman On Monday, June 25th, 2012

Google CEO Larry Page Looses His Voice

Chief Executive Larry Page, billionaire and co-founder of Google has lost his voice, missed the Company’s annual meeting Thursday and he will miss two other important engagements over the next several weeks, but More...

By Lynn Herman On Thursday, June 14th, 2012

Nokia Cuts 10,000 Jobs

Nokia Corp. announced plans to revamp its ailing business, saying it intends to cut 10,000 jobs, close factories and research facilities, and name new heads of mobile phones and sales, reported the Wall Street Journal More...

Luxury Goods
By Lynn Herman On Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Hermès Names New CEO

Hermès International Tuesday named a sixth-generation Hermès family member to succeed Chief Executive Patrick Thomas, as the Company continues its brisk expansion which stems from robust demand of the luxury products. Hermes More...

Best Buy
By Annie Waldman On Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

Best Buy Chairman to Resign Following Internal Probe

Best Buy Co. founder Richard Schulze is set to step down as chairman next month following an internal probe allegedly found that he did not alert other directors that his chosen successor as chief executive, Brian More...

By Lynn Herman On Thursday, May 10th, 2012

Third Point Continues To Call for Yahoo! CEO Scott Thompson to Step Down

Daniel Loeb has not backed down in his efforts to have CEO Scott Thompson fired for the embellished academic record on his resume. Even after Yahoo! announced Tuesday that it formed a board committee to investigate More...

By Lynn Herman On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

Starbucks Names Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates as New Board Member

Starbucks Corp. announced Wednesday that former US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates has been named to its 11-member board reported the Wall Street Journal. Gates served as defense secretary from 2006 until June More...

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