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Mozilla Appoints Interim CEO After Brendan Eich Steps Down

Mozilla Appoints Interim CEO After Brendan Eich Steps Down Amidst Protests

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last year Microsoft was able to conduct a long and thought out search process to find a new CEO after Steve Ballmer announced he would leave the company. After numerous names were floated...

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2014-01-19 20:21:33

Board Names Director Dana Snyder Interim CEO CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio, Jan. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Associated Materials, LLC today announced that Jerry Burris has resigned as Chief Executive Officer and Director to pursue other interests. Current Director and former CEO of Associated Materials Dana Snyder will serve as interim CEO while the company's Board of Directors conducts a search for a permanent CEO. "We are thankful for Jerry's significant contributions to AMI during his...

2013-11-15 20:21:07

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Adolfson & Peterson, Inc. (A&P) announced the resignation of Doug Jaeger as Chief Executive Officer of the company effective December 31, 2013. The A&P Board of Directors has accepted Jaeger's resignation and wishes him the best in his future plans. The Board has named Steven Pinney, current Board Chairman, as Interim CEO while it conducts a search for a new CEO. Pinney is a retired senior executive with 34 years of...

Yahoo Hires New CEO: Marissa Mayer
2012-07-17 11:10:06

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Yahoo has chosen a former Google executive to take over as CEO, passing over Ross Levinsohn who had been acting as interim CEO and had made initial moves to bring peace between the Facebook and Yahoo houses. Marissa Mayer, 37, will now be in charge of turning the struggling Internet company around. She also becomes the third Yahoo CEO within a year. Yahoo´s decision is seen as a return to the aspects that once made the...

2012-06-13 02:27:27

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BioHealth Innovation, Inc. (BHI), a regional private-public partnership focusing on commercializing market-relevant biohealth innovations and increasing access to early-stage funding in Central Maryland, announced today that its Board of Directors has named former Interim CEO Richard Bendis as the organization's first President & Chief Executive Officer. Scott Carmer, BioHealth Innovation, Inc. Chairman of the Board and Executive Vice...

2012-05-15 14:20:20

HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bob Lovejoy to Remain Chairman of the Board Search for Permanent CEO Continues Orient-Express Hotels Ltd. (NYSE: OEH, http://www.orient-express.com) today announced that Board member Philip R. Mengel has been named Interim Chief Executive Officer while the Board continues its search for a permanent CEO. J. Robert "Bob" Lovejoy, who has been serving as Interim CEO since July 2011, will remain Chairman of the Board....

2012-02-14 08:00:00

Visionary Healthcare IT Executive Discusses Company's Mobile Solution for Care Coordination TORONTO, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Diversinet Corp. (TSXV: DIV) (OTCBB: DVNTF), a leader in secure mobile health, announced today that its Board of Directors has formally appointed Dr. Hon Pak as the company's Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Pak, who had been serving as the interim CEO since December 2011, was also appointed to the company's Board of Directors. Prior to his role as interim...

Yahoo Fires CEO Bartz By Phone
2011-09-07 08:55:35

Carol Bartz, Yahoo CEO, was released from her duties by Yahoo´s chairman of the board yesterday after 2-and-a-half years of lackluster leadership. Yahoo announced that Chief Financial Officer Tim Morse has been named interim CEO. The news was first reported by AllThingsD. Yahoo Chairman Roy Bostock, also a target of shareholder frustration, informed Bartz about the move over the phone. Bartz responded publicly with an email sent from her iPad to employees and obtained by Reuters,...

2011-05-12 17:32:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Beard Company (Pink Sheets: BRCO) ("Beard" or the "Company") today released the following statement: "The Company has made considerable progress under its Restructuring Plan announced at year-end 2010. The credit for the improvements that have been made belongs to our Restructuring Consultant and to our directors, officers and employees. It has been a total team effort, and we are grateful to everyone involved," said Herb Mee, Jr.,...

2011-01-19 21:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trident Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: TRID), a leading provider of set-top box and TV semiconductor solutions, today announced that Sylvia Summers Couder has resigned as CEO and as a director to pursue other opportunities. The company also announced that Mr. Philippe Geyres has been appointed as Interim CEO effective immediately and that the company has initiated a search for a CEO following this transition. Mr. Geyres is a candidate for the...

2010-01-11 06:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SAVVIS, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVVS), a global leader in internet infrastructure services for enterprises, today announced that James E. Ousley will serve as interim chief executive officer following the departure of Phil Koen. Effective as of the close of business on January 8, Koen resigned his positions with the company. The company's board of directors has formed a succession committee to conduct a search for a new CEO. (Logo:...