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2010-12-20 07:15:00

GREENWICH, Conn., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The top 50 CEOs delivered an average total shareholder return of 73.3% since June 2007, according to a new study published by Chief Executive magazine and calculated by Applied Finance Group. That performance handily beats the 14.9% average of the S&P 500 during the same period. Priceline CEO Jeff Boyd took the spot as the #1 value creator based on the success he has had in taking his company's online travel services to international...

2010-12-09 15:22:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ --oneworld® today announced plans to relocate its headquarters to New York under new leadership, in the latest step to establish itself firmly as the world's premier alliance in what is turning out to be its "breakthrough year". The move - from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - will enable its central alliance team to keep its finger right on the pulse of the world's single biggest air travel market, with New...

2010-12-07 07:25:00

GREENWICH, Conn., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The risks and personal exposure that come with serving on boards of directors, whether public or private, have dramatically increased. Cases of employee discrimination, wrongful termination and shareholder rights increasingly try to pin liability - and damages - on board members. In addition, claims by customers (e.g., product failure) and competitors (e.g., antitrust and unfair trade practices) are on the rise. Regulators have also...

2010-11-07 00:16:24

The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre's (MCEC) chief executive Leigh Harry today announced the appointment of Leighton Wood as the deputy chief executive of the MCEC. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 5, 2010 The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre's (MCEC) chief executive Leigh Harry today announced the appointment of Leighton Wood as the deputy chief executive of the MCEC. Commencing at the MCEC on 8 November 2010, Leighton will provide high level strategic support to the...

2010-11-04 08:15:00

SYDNEY, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Freelancer.com announced today that Chief Executive Matt Barrie won Alumni of the Year from the faculty of Engineering and Information Technology at the University of Sydney. The awards are intended to recognise alumni of the Faculty of Engineering & IT who have shown exceptional dedication, creativity or leadership in their field of professional endeavour which may include outstanding contributions to the community. Matt Barrie was selected from...

2010-11-02 07:25:00

GREENWICH, Conn., Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- CEOs from around the nation will exchange ideas and best practices to prepare their organizations for the future at Chief Executive magazine's CEO2CEO Summit. "The Four Crucibles of Growth in an Era of Uncertainty" will serve as the basis for the day of networking and discussions on Dec. 2, 2010. The sessions will include discussions on innovation, technical agility, employee engagement and global competitiveness. Speakers include Hugh...

2010-09-13 00:31:00

JOHANNESBURG, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ("Sasol" or "the company") focused and energised Earnings per share up by 17% to R26,68 Synfuels volumes up by 3,9% Cash fixed costs reduced Strong cash flows generated from operating activities Total dividend up by 24% to R10,50 per share Strong balance sheet to fund growth Growth projects remain on track Overview Chief executive, Pat Davies says: "Sasol continued to deliver on its...

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2010-07-29 12:10:00

The Internet has received an upgrade that will help stop cyber criminals from using fake websites that trick people into downloading viruses or revealing personal data, according to a recent AFP report. The agency in charge of managing Internet addresses teamed up with online security firm VeriSign and U.S. Department of Commerce to give websites encrypted identification to prove they are legitimate. "This is, by any measure, an historic development," ICANN chief executive Rod Beckstrom...

2010-07-15 16:11:00

PLYMOUTH, Mich., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- To further strengthen our market leadership, Freudenberg-NOK General Partnership (FNGP) has appointed four senior executives to the newly created Office of the Chief Executive. The company's top executive team consists of: Dr. Ralf Krieger, speaker and senior vice president of finance and administration; Mr. Brad Norton, senior vice president of sales and marketing; Dr. Michael Heidingsfelder, senior vice president of operations; and Mr....

2010-06-24 08:00:00

GREENWICH, Conn., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsanto CEO Hugh Grant has been named "2010 Chief Executive of the Year," a prestigious honor bestowed upon an outstanding corporate leader, nominated and selected by a group of his or her peers. "In order to meet the challenge of feeding the world, Hugh Grant and his team at Monsanto understood early the necessity of building the technologies that would improve agricultural productivity by several orders of magnitude," said J.P. Donlon,...


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2013-09-08 08:21:15

Steven Paul Jobs, better known as Steve Jobs, Born, February 24, 1955 and died October 5, 2011, was an American entrepreneur, marketer, and inventor, who was the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc. Through Apple, he was widely recognized as a charismatic pioneer of the personal computer revolution and for his influential career in the computer and consumer electronics fields, transforming "one industry after another, from computers and smartphones to music and movies." Jobs also...

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