Posts Tagged ‘chairman’

Olympic tickets sold out, yet stadiums are empty

A storm is brewing in London and at the center of the controversy are the swathes of empty seats at the various Olympic Games venues. An embarrassed London Olympic Games Organizing Committee (LOCOG) and the Games chairman, former legendary athlete, Sebastian Coe, were left red faced as they faced the ire of the public, who […]

Thompson resigns from Yahoo’s top job

Yahoo on Sunday appointed Ross Levinsohn as interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Fred Amoroso as chairman after Scott Thompson left the post of CEO over academic credentials. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Olympus ex-chairman arrested in accounting probe

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter Tokyo, Japan (AHN) – The former chairman of Olympus Corp. and two other former company officials were arrested Thursday by Tokyo police in a continuing investigation into the company. The three men — ex-chairman Tsuyoshi Kikukawa, ex-vice president Hisahi Mori, and former auditor Hideo Yamada — all face charges […]

Treasury ‘cash-grabs’ hurt energy sector, says Tim Yeo

A “catalogue of cash-grabs” by the Treasury has damaged vital investor confidence across the energy sector, Tim Yeo, chairman of the energy select committee, has argued. View full post on UK Business Stories

Crosby returns to finance with online motoring venture

Sir James Crosby has made his first move back into the world of finance since stepping down as deputy chairman of the Financial Services Authority (FSA) under a cloud more than two years ago. View full post on UK Business Stories

How I Found Happiness

Billionaire Ted Leonsis shares lessons he learned in living a life and building a business with no regrets. Ted Leonsis has just about done it all. He spent 15 years at AOL, eventually becoming vice chairman and president, and he now serves as the company’s vice chairman emeritus. He went on to become the founder, […]

Nat Rothschild’s key role in Simon Murray’s move to Glencore

Nat Rothschild played a key role in enabling Simon Murray to become chairman of Glencore after the banking dynasty heir was contacted by the commodity giant’s chief executive and asked to track down Mr Murray in Klosters, Switzerland. View full post on UK Business Stories

Former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan believes US economy could grow 3.5pc next year

Former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan has said that the US economy could grow by 3.5pc in 2011. View full post on UK Business Stories

Merger of Australia, Singapore Stock Exchanges Planned

Lawrence Mijares – AHN News Contributor Sydney, Australia (AHN) – Singapore’s stock exchange is poised to take over its counterpart, the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), forming a US$13.8 billion alliance, through a US$6 billion bid by Singapore to be announced Monday, according to media reports. Commenting on the reported merger, a spokesman for the Australian […]

Vedanta firm on Cairn offer price

Chairman says company won’t extend to retail shareholders the offer made to promoters; price is ‘best and final’ View full post on Business Stories