Current CEO John Chambers plans to step down in July; will continue to serve as board chairman
(Reuters) - Cisco Systems Inc said Chief Executive John Chambers would step down to become executive chairman and 17-year company veteran Chuck Robbins will become CEO, effective July 26. Chambers, 65, has held the top job at Cisco since 1995 and will continue to be Cisco's chairman, the company said on Monday. Show More Summary
Cisco named Chuck Robbins as its next chief executive, effective July 26, replacing John Chambers, who will become executive chairman and continue to serve as chairman.
Cisco just named Chuck Robbins as its next CEO effective July 26, 2015. He was formerly Cisco's senior vice president of the Americas. John Chambers will become the company's executive chairman. Here's the full press release from Cisco:...Show More Summary
Jeb Hensarling is the chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, succeeding Hugh’s guest host today, John Campbell. Part of the oversight of this committee includes CFIUS review – the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States. Show More Summary
In his State of the County address today, Fulton County Chairman John Eaves indicated that he wanted the county to vote on a 1% sales tax to fund the county’s transportation needs. If you think that sounds like a return of TSPLOST, you would be right. Show More Summary
Morris Freedman, an author and former English Department chairman at the University of Maryland whose writings ranged from 17th-century poet John Milton to the 19th-century playwright Henrik Ibsen to comic entertainer Sam Levenson, died April 27 at a hospital in Takoma Park, Md. He was 94.Read full article >>
The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) elected Jim Quinn, president and CEO of New Brunswick, Canada’s Port Saint John, to serve as the international
WASHINGTON -- Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Sunday the accidental deaths of two innocent hostages killed during a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan were “obviously preventable.” Speaking on CNN’s “State...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Senior campaign advisers to Hillary Clinton met with Senate Democrats during their weekly luncheon on Tuesday to talk about the former secretary of state's presidential bid. John Podesta, Clinton's campaign chairman, and...Show More Summary
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Arizona) on Monday denied reports that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is pushing him to hold hearings exploring whether soldiers should be able to carry concealed guns on military bases. Show More Summary
Chief Tango sends us a link to Politico which reports that Presidential Candidate, Ted Cruz, wants Senate Armed Services chairman, John McCain to hold hearings about whether the troops can carry their own private weapons while they’re in garrison, if they are so licensed by the State where they are serving. Of course, the perfumed […]
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-AZ) “denied reports that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is pushing him to hold hearings exploring whether soldiers should be able to carry concealed guns on military bases,” the Huffington Post reports. Said McCain: [...]
WASHINGTON -- John Podesta, the chairman of Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign, dismissed allegations of influence peddling at the Clinton Foundation made in a book scheduled for release early next month. Clinton Cash: TheShow More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Monday denied reports that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is pushing him to hold hearings exploring whether soldiers should be able to carry concealed guns on military...Show More Summary
"Over the past decade and a half, more than $215 million has been spent on ballot initiatives defending (or trying to overturn) the traditional, biologically rooted definition of marriage. No matter what Justice Ginsburg says, the more...Show More Summary
UK Prime Minister David Cameron's pledge to hold a referendum on the country's European Union membership in 2017 if his Conservative Party wins the election is ill-timed, Tesco chairman John Allan said Sunday.
John Hammergren CEO at McKesson Editor’s Note: John H. Hammergren is chairman, president and chief executive officer of McKesson Corporation. How often do we visit the doctor’s office and think, “This again?” when handed a long medical form to fill out? Don’t we all wonder why our medical information can’t be automatically transferred from our primary... Read More
One of Mayor Kasim Reed's most loyal allies on the Atlanta City Council will pull double duty as an elected official and the executive director of the authority that oversees Turner Field and other key properties. And Fulton County Chairman John Eaves is none too pleased about how the decision went down.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
The former S.E.C. chairman will fill a seat last occupied by John C. Whitehead, the former co-chairman of Goldman Sachs who died in February.