Executive changes

November 17, 2018 - 3:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chief executive of J.Crew Group Inc. is stepping down. The clothing retailer said in an announcement Saturday that the departure of James Brett, a retail veteran who took the top job in 2017, was by mutual agreement between Brett and the company's board of directors. In a...
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A former dock facility is shown with old transfer bridges, with "Long Island" painted in large letters at Gantry State Park in the Long Island City section of Queens Borough in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. Amazon announced Tuesday it has selected the Queens neighborhood as one of two sites for its headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
November 14, 2018 - 1:18 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Much of the New York City neighborhood selected by Amazon for one of its new headquarters is in a federal "opportunity zone," a designation created by President Donald Trump's tax overhaul that offers developers potentially millions of dollars in capital gains tax breaks to invest...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2017, file photo, Flipkart Group Chief Executive Officer and co-founder Binny Bansal poses during a photo call at the company's headquarters in Bangalore, India. Bansal, the co-founder of Flipkart, the massive online retail operation in India acquired by Walmart this year, is stepping down following an allegation of serious personal misconduct. Walmart, which purchased a $16 billion controlling stake in Flipkart Group in May, said Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, that an independent investigation done on behalf of both companies did not find evidence corroborating the allegation against Bansal, but it did reveal lapses in judgment on his part. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi, File)
November 13, 2018 - 7:54 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The co-founder of Flipkart, the massive online retail operation in India acquired by Walmart this year, has stepped down as CEO following an allegation of serious personal misconduct. Walmart, which purchased a $16 billion controlling stake in Flipkart Group in May, the largest...
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FILE - In this July 9, 2015, file photo, a Covergirl makeup product hangs on a display at a store, in Haverhill, Mass. CEO Camillo Pane at the cosmetics company Coty, that owns Covergirl and other brands, is leaving the company less than a week revealing supply chain problems that sent revenue plunging. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
November 12, 2018 - 9:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The top executive at the New York cosmetics maker Coty is leaving less than a week after revealing that significant supply chain problems sapped revenue during the first quarter. The company said Monday that CEO Camillo Pane, who led the company for two years, resigned for family...
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President Donald Trump talks with reporters before departing for France on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 10, 2018 - 7:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Matthew Whitaker's future at the helm of the Justice Department appears uncertain as President Donald Trump denies even knowing the man he's just named acting attorney general. The Senate's top Republican is predicting a permanent replacement could be named soon for Whitaker, who'...
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Attorney Paul Kamenar as he leaves federal court in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Judges on a federal appeals court heard arguments from Kamenar and are weighing whether to invalidate the Russia investigation over arguments made a former aide to longtime Trump confidante Roger Stone that the special counsel’s appointment was unconstitutional. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
November 08, 2018 - 6:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court heard arguments Thursday about whether special counsel Robert Mueller's appointment to lead the Russia investigation was constitutional. The case was brought by Andrew Miller, a former aide to longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone, because he doesn't want to...
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FILE - In this June 14, 2018, file photo, Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks at a news conference in Chicago. Tesla has announced that Robyn Denholm of Australia's Telstra will become its new board chair. Musk agreed to vacate his post as board chairman as part of a settlement with U.S. regulators of a lawsuit alleging he duped investors with misleading statements about a proposed buyout of the company. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
November 08, 2018 - 9:29 am
DETROIT (AP) — Tesla's board has named one of its own as chairman to replace Elon Musk, complying with terms of a fraud settlement with U.S. securities regulators. The electric car and solar panel company's board on Thursday named Australian telecommunications executive Robyn Denholm as chairman,...
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FILE- In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich delivers a keynote speech at CES International in Las Vegas. CDK Global has named Krzanich its new president and CEO. Krzanich resigned from Intel in last summer after the company learned of what it called a past, consensual relationship with an employee. The 58-year-old Krzanich, who served as Intel's CEO from May 2013 to June 2018, replaces Brian MacDonald. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
November 07, 2018 - 9:07 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The former CEO of Intel is being named as the top executive at CDK Global, a company that provides technology to auto dealers. Brian Krzanich resigned from Intel in June after the company learned that he had carried on a consensual relationship with an employee. He had held the top...
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Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena, right, and his newly appointed prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, center attend a rally held out side the parliamentary complex as police officer tries to control the crowd in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, Nov. 5, 2018.. Thousands of Sri Lankans marched Monday in support of a new government led by the country's former strongman, highlighting the political polarization in the Indian Ocean island nation. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
November 05, 2018 - 8:04 pm
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Tens of thousands of Sri Lankans marched Monday in support of a new government led by the country's former strongman, highlighting the political polarization in the Indian Ocean island nation. The rally near Parliament came amid a constitutional crisis sparked by President...
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FILE - In this April 1, 2009, file photo, Evelyn Y. Davis uses a gavel to ring the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Davis, who owned stock in more than 80 public companies and liked to make a show of her presence at shareholder meetings, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. She was 89. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
November 05, 2018 - 3:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The brash shareholder activist Evelyn Y. Davis, who owned stock in more than 80 public companies and rarely failed to make her presence known at corporate-investor meetings, has died. She was 89. For decades, Davis was notorious among executives at blue-chip companies for raising...
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