Key Personnel Changes Headlines

  • SoftBank's Son to prioritize unicorn hunting as firm shifts focus

    TOKYO (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said on Wednesday he plans to devote the bulk of his time to hunt for technology investments around the world, as part of a major shift in focus at the Japanese tech and telecoms conglomerate.

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  • Senate opposition grows to Trump's choice of immigration critic to lead refugee office

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. senators urged Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday to withdraw the nomination of Ronald Mortensen, who has been criticized for harsh remarks about undocumented immigrants, to a top department position dealing with refugees.

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  • Mellanox, Starboard settle on new board members

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chipmaker Mellanox Technologies Ltd struck a settlement with activist investor Starboard Value LP to appoint new board members and name a director if the company fails to meet certain operating goals.

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  • Walt Disney names creative heads of animation studios

    (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co on Tuesday split the role of its outgoing creative head John Lasseter and appointed two Academy award winners to spearhead its two animation studios.

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  • Walt Disney names creative heads of animation studios

    (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co on Tuesday split the role of its outgoing creative head John Lasseter and appointed two Academy award winners to spearhead its two animation studios.

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  • Saudi Arabia dismisses entertainment chief

    RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia dismissed a senior figure in its fast-changing entertainment sector on Monday, state-owned TV said, removing an official responsible for bringing shows, festivals and concerts to the conservative kingdom under sweeping economic and social reforms.

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  • Trump formally nominates U.S. CFPB director

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump formally nominated Kathleen Kraninger as Director of the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Monday, according to a White House statement.

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  • Trump formally nominates U.S. CFPB director

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump formally nominated Kathleen Kraninger as Director of the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Monday, according to a White House statement.

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  • Soccer: Fenerbahce parts ways with coach Kocaman

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's Fenerbahce have parted ways with head coach Aykut Kocaman after one season, new club chairman Ali Koc said in a statement on Monday, two weeks after he was elected to take over the club's leadership.

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  • Michelin Guide's chief inspector to join Dubai's Jumeirah

    PARIS (Reuters) - The top inspector at Michelin's restaurant guide will quit his job in September to take up a new role of chief culinary officer at Dubai-based luxury hotel group Jumeirah, the two companies said on Monday.

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  • Trump's consumer watchdog pick draws criticism from left and right

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Saturday that President Donald Trump will pick Kathy Kraninger, an Office of Management and Budget (OMB) official, to head the U.S. consumer watchdog, drawing criticism from consumer advocates and dividing conservatives.

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  • Trump's consumer watchdog pick draws criticism from left and right

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Saturday that President Donald Trump will pick Kathy Kraninger, an Office of Management and Budget (OMB) official, to head the U.S. consumer watchdog, drawing criticism from consumer advocates and dividing conservatives.

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  • OMB's Kraninger picked to head U.S. CFPB: White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Kathy Kraninger, an official from the White House Office of Management and Budget, is President Donald Trump's pick for permanent director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), a White House official said on Saturday.

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  • OMB's Kraninger picked to head U.S. CFPB: White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Kathy Kraninger, an official from the White House Office of Management and Budget, is President Donald Trump's pick for permanent director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), a White House official said on Saturday.

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  • Theranos founder Holmes, former president indicted for fraud

    (Reuters) - Theranos Inc founder Elizabeth Holmes and the embattled blood-testing company's former president were indicted on charges that they engaged in schemes to defraud investors, doctors and patients, the U.S. Justice Department announced on Friday.

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  • Facebook's public relations chief to step down

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Thursday that Elliot Schrage, who as head of communications and public policy has led the social network's response to scandals about privacy and election meddling, would step down from the company after a decade.

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  • Facebook's public relations chief to step down

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Thursday that Elliot Schrage, who as head of communications and public policy has led the social network's response to scandals about privacy and election meddling, would step down from the company after a decade.

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  • Facebook's public relations chief to step down

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Thursday that Elliot Schrage, who as head of communications and public policy has led the social network's response to scandals about privacy and election meddling, would step down from the company after a decade.

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  • Facebook's chief of communications, policy to step down

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Thursday that Elliot Schrage, who as head of communications and public policy has led the social network's response to scandals about privacy and election meddling, would step down from the company after a decade.

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  • Activision hires Twitter's Kristin Binns as communications chief

    (Reuters) - Video game publisher Activision Blizzard Inc said it appointed Twitter Inc's corporate communications head, Kristin Binns, as its chief communications officer.

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  • Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa, main rival sign up for first post-Mugabe election

    HARARE (Reuters) - President Emmerson Mnangagwa registered on Thursday for Zimbabwe's first national elections of the post-Mugabe era, with his main rival Nelson Chamisa hoping to rally younger voters against the generation that won independence.

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  • Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa, main rival sign up for first post-Mugabe election

    HARARE (Reuters) - President Emmerson Mnangagwa registered on Thursday for Zimbabwe's first national elections of the post-Mugabe era, with his main rival Nelson Chamisa hoping to rally younger voters against the generation that won independence.

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  • Uber hires Facebook's product director as its driver product head

    (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] has hired Facebook Inc product director Daniel Danker as its head of driver product, Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi said in a tweet on Wednesday.

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  • Uber hires Facebook's product director as its driver product head

    (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] has hired Facebook Inc product director Daniel Danker as its head of driver product, Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi said in a tweet on Wednesday.

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