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Lexus Australia welcomes Scott Thompson as new CEO

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Lexus Australia has this month welcomed Scott Thompson as its new Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Peter McGregor as head of the Japanese luxury marque’s local arm. Thompson returns to Australia after two years as a senior executive with Toyota and Lexus in the US, working as the general manager of marketing for Toyota Motor Sales USA […]

More CEOs are getting forced out for ethics violations

For former Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson, it was an incorrect resume, revealed by an activist shareholder, that initially prompted the company's board to sever ties with him in 2012. In 2015, former United CEO Jeff Smisek parted ways with the airline in connection with a federal probe into whether it improperly tried to sway officials at the […]

Tim Armstrong may be falling into the same trap that’s ruined every Yahoo CEO (YHOO)

The Yahoo CEO job is the most "cursed" job in tech. From Carol Bartz and Scott Thompson to Marissa Mayer, a parade of once-respected executives have walked in to Yahoo thinking they could turn it around, only to fail spectacularly, and...Show More Summary

McDonald's Owner: We've "Jumped the Shark"

Steve Easterbrook has replaced Don Thompson as CEO but McDonald's franchisees' dissatisfaction with management has not been replaced with optimism. Janney Montgomery Scott analyst Mark Kalinowski's latest survey of McDonald's owners--32, representing 215 stores--finds them even less optimistic than they were a year or even a one month ago. Show More Summary

One Bone-Head Mistake From A Former CEO Yahoo CEO Cost The Company $54 Billion (YHOO, BABA)

Here's a painful reminder for Yahoo shareholders. In 2012, then-CEO Scott Thompson agreed to sell 20% of its stake in Alibaba. At the time, Alibaba was a private company with a ~$30 billion valuation. Today, Alibaba is a public company valued at ~$300 billion. Show More Summary

ShopRunner CEO Scott Thompson Joins Board of Lead-Gen Startup Radius

Scott Thompson, the CEO of ShopRunner and one-time CEO of Yahoo, has joined the board of directors of Radius, a startup that helps salespeople build targeted lists of prospective small-business customers. Radius started off as Fwix, an aggregator of so-called "hyperlocal content," and has raised more than $30 million from BlueRun Ventures, Comcast Ventures and American Express.

Chinese E-Commerce Giant Alibaba Invests In U.S. E-Commerce Startup Run By Ex-Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group, which is preparing for an initial public offering in Hong Kong, has bought a minority stake in online shopping company ShopRunner, the Financial Times reported on Friday....Show More Summary

Calif. Sues JPMorgan Chase For Debt-Collection Tactics

J. Scott Applewhite/APJPMorgan Chase & Co. Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon. By DON THOMPSON SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California's attorney general sued one of the nation's largest banks Thursday, alleging that JPMorgan Chase used illegal tactics...Show More Summary

Thursday Odds and Ends

-Interbrand has welcomed Scott Christie has creative director of its Toronto office. -Five-year Droga5 vet Sarah Thompson has been promoted to CEO of the agency’s New York office. link -L.A.-based brand strategy/agency Oishii Creative...Show More Summary

Will Yahoo!'s Telework Ban Actually Do Anything?

It's no secret that Yahoo! is in the midst of a turnaround under new CEO Marissa Mayer. The company laid off a whopping 14% of its workforce last year under former CEO Scott Thompson. However, the company also recently changed another policy. Show More Summary

Just What the NJSO Needs

Another governance scandal, as its newly-installed president, Richard Dare, resigns after only nine days on the job.It seems he probably lied about his professional history. (Shades of former Yahoo! CEO Scott Thompson.) And: he is aShow More Summary

Marissa Mayer Is Considering Firing Thousands Of Yahoo Employees (YHOO)

After two months on the job, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer finally updated employees on her turnaround plan for the company last week. One thing she did not mention: layoffs, which had been central to former Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson's plan. Show More Summary

Here's What Happened When We Got On The Phone With Ex-Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson (YHOO)

Scott Thompson is the former Yahoo CEO who lost his job because he was fighting a proxy war with hedge fund manager Dan Loeb. Loeb's key to victory was discovering that Thompson's official bio listed a computer science degree that Thompson did not actually have. Show More Summary

Former Yahoo! CEO, Scott Thompson, joins Kabbage board

Former Yahoo Inc. CEO Scott Thompson has landed on the board of online financial services provider Kabbage Inc. Atlanta-based Kabbage recently raised $30 million in venture capital and is plotting an international expansion, buoyed by...Show More Summary

Former Yahoo CEO And PayPal President Scott Thompson Joins Data-Focused Merchant Lender Kabbage’s Board

Kabbage, which provides working capital to online merchants, is announcing that Scott Thompson, CEO of ShopRunner, former President of PayPal, and former Yahoo CEO is joining its board of directors. Considering Thompson's experienceShow More Summary

Hey, Marissa, Where Are Those Pink Slips?

6 years agoTechnology : Pando Daily

We are roughly eight weeks into Marissa Mayer's tenure as Yahoo's new CEO. And in most cases, she seems to be doing the opposite of what Scott Thompson did. That's a plus. But I keep waiting for the big headline that will show Mayer is serious about turning Yahoo around: Yahoo to Lay Off Thousands. Show More Summary

After Conquering Yahoo, Dan Loeb Wrote A Victory Letter To His Investors – We Have A Copy (YHOO)

Way back in the first quarter, hedge fund manager Dan Loeb bought a huge stake in Yahoo, and then launched a proxy war on its board. Eventually, Loeb targeted Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson, and got him booted from the company for misstating...Show More Summary

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