Monday, April 23, 2018
Movers and Shakers

Movers and Shakers

CEO of Infosy Vishal Sikka resigns

Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka resigned on Friday after being at the helm for a little more than three years, a tenure which had started to show glimpses of revival at India's second largest software services company...

Israeli Pharmaceutical company Teva Recruits AstraZeneca CEO Pascal Soriot

Pascal Soirot, the chief executive officer of Anglo-Swedish pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca is set to depart the company to become the new CEO of Teva. The report released by Israeli business newspaper Calcalist, said that...

GlaxoSmithKline names Emma Walmsley as chief executive

Emma Walmsley is CEO Designate of GSK (GlaxoSmithKline plc). She will formally succeed Andrew Witty as GSK CEO when he retires on March 31st 2017. She will join the GSK Board on January 1st 2017. Emma has...

Sweden’s Handelsbanken ousts CEO Frank Vang-Jensen

Sweden’s Handelsbanken has dispensed of CEO Frank Vang-Jensen, after a unanimous board decision. The bank said that the decision was purely related to the individual and not in any way tied to the bank’s performance....

Telenor appoints new CEO for Myanmar unit

Telenor Group has named Lars Erik Tellmann as CEO of Telenor Myanmar, replacing Petter Furberg, who will take a new position in Telenor Digital Businesses in Asia. Tellmann (pictured), who is currently CFO of Telenor...

German Prosecutors Investigate Former Volkswagen CEO

Volkswagen’s former CEO Martin Winterkorn and an unnamed executive are being investigated over suspicions of market manipulation. The state prosecutor’s office in Braunschweig is looking into Volkswagen’s delay in informing investors about the emissions...

Suzuki CEO Steps Down Following Investigation

The Chairman and Chief Executive of Suzuki Motor Corp Osamu Suzuki, will step down as CEO, over the controversy surrounding its mileage testing scandal. In the wake of the investigations, Executive Vice President Osamu...

De Beers Appoints New CEO

In the midst of toughening conditions in the diamond market, De Beers has appointed Bruce Cleaver to take over as CEO, following the resignation of Philippe Mellier. Philippe Mellier was the head of the...

Xerox Appoints New CEO of Service Business Unit

Xerox Corp. in preparation for its IPO of its service business later in the year, has appointed Ashok Vemuri as the chief executive officer. The business process outsourcing company will deal with HR, customer...

César Alierta Steps Down as Telefonica CEO

The Chief Executive and Chairman of the Spanish telecommunications company Telefonica, César Alierta, resigned after 16 years in charge. He proposed Chief Operating Officer José María Álvarez-Pallete as his replacement, a suggestion the board...

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