Stories tagged: Corporate management
Sat., May 17, 2014, 4:47 a.m.
NAACP selects Brooks as new president and CEO
WASHINGTON (AP) — The NAACP on Saturday announced that lawyer and activist Cornell William Brooks would become its new national president and CEO. The selection of Brooks came as the …
Sat., Dec. 15, 2012, 10:31 a.m.
Criminal probe adds to Texas cancer agency woes
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas put up $3 billion in taxpayer money and promised cancer breakthroughs. But a criminal investigation, widespread rebuke from scientists and the resignations of embattled state …
Fri., Dec. 7, 2012, 1:33 a.m.
Apple’s softer side emerges under CEO Cook
NEW YORK (AP) — “Those jobs aren’t coming back.” That’s what Steve Jobs reportedly told President Obama when asked at a dinner in early 2011 whether Apple would consider moving …
Wed., Dec. 5, 2012, 8:21 a.m.
Expert panel: NASA seems lost in space, needs goal
WASHINGTON (AP) — NASA, the agency that epitomized the “Right Stuff,” looks lost in space and doesn’t have a clear sense of where it is going, an independent panel of …
Tue., Dec. 4, 2012, 10:08 a.m.
Tea Party group chief quits, cites internal split
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eased out with an $8 million payout provided by an influential GOP fundraiser, former Republican House Majority Leader Dick Armey says he has left a conservative Tea …
Sat., Nov. 17, 2012, 5:26 a.m.
J.C. Penney CEO tries to change the way we shop
NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney CEO Ron Johnson seems unfazed that the department store chain’s mounting losses and sales declines have led to growing criticism of his plan to …
Sat., Sept. 29, 2012, 9:17 a.m.
Ex-NY Times publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger dies
NEW YORK (AP) — Few moments in American journalism loom larger than the one that came in 1971, when New York Times publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger had to decide whether …