Former Microsoft Corp. executive Dr. Qi Lu has joined Chinese web services giant Baidu Inc. as group president and chief operating officer. Lu, a noted software engineer and programmer, spent time at IBM Corp. and Yahoo Inc. before taking...Show More Summary
Chinese search engine operator Baidu today disclosed that it has hired Qi Lu away from Microsoft to be its new group president and chief operating officer. In his new role, Lu will handle products, technology, sales, marketing, and operations. At Microsoft Lu was highly regarded, having spent nine years as an executive at the company, […]
The UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency has appointed Doug Barrow as the new Director of the UK Ship Register (UKSR). Doug Barrow is currently chief executive of Maritime London, a non-profit which promotes the UK-based companies withinShow More Summary
Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg will testify in a Dallas courtroom tomorrow for a lawsuit that could determine whether or not the technology behind the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset had been stolen. Facebook purchased Oculus VR Inc. Show More Summary
Prof Warwick, chief executive of the RCM, signed the country’s 30,000 midwives to a campaign to legalise abortion up to birth. Cathy Warwick, the chief executive of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), will step down from the role and retire at the end of August 2017, it has been announced. Prof Warwick is also […]
Skyscanner's chief operating officer Mark Logan and chief commercial officer Frank Skivington left the company after it was acquired in November last year. The travel search and comparison site was bought by Ctrip, China's biggest online...Show More Summary
Airbus Group plans to test a prototype for a self-piloted flying car as a way of avoiding gridlock on city roads by the end of the year, the aerospace group’s chief executive said on Monday. Airbus last year formed a division called Urban Air Mobility that is exploring concepts such as a...
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(Reuters) - China on Monday approved the resignations of two of Hong Kong's top officials, including its financial secretary, paving the way for them to contest a March election to become the next chief executive of the financial hu...
After 146 years of performances across the country, the famed Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus has decided to permanently close "The Greatest Show On Earth." Kenneth Feld, the chief executive of Feld Entertainment, announced the news in a statement on the company's website, citing a general ticket decline ... More »
Dr Sarah Wollaston tells Sky News’s Sophy Ridge on Sunday it is not ‘strictly true’ that NHS was given more cash than it needs The Conservative chair of the health select committee has defended the NHS England chief executive, Simon Stevens, in his dispute with Theresa May over health service funding. Show More Summary
The gig: Bryce Maddock, 30, is co-founder and chief executive of TaskUs, a Santa Monica company that describes itself as “a progressive, new-age outsourcer” that handles customer service, call-center operations and other functions for start-ups as well as established firms. Revenue reached $80...
Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive and Chairman Robert Iger’s total compensation was $43.9 million during the company’s most recent fiscal year, according to a Securities Exchange Commission filing. His compensation during fiscal 2016, which ended Oct. 1, was down 2.3% from $44.9 million a year earlier...
Burberry is perhaps most synonymous with its iconic trench coat. While Burberry chief creative and chief executive officer, Christopher Bailey has reinvigorated the fashion house with a variety of modern styles, its famous trench coats have not been forgotten. Show More Summary
A big media executive is stepping down at Sony to help Snapchat on its quest to redefine the camera — and television. Michael Lynton, chief executive of Sony’s entertainment division, announced Friday he is leaving his role at SonyShow More Summary
The chief executive of the image-sharing site on building the company, his ‘dorky’ childhood collection and wasting time online.
Michael Lynton, the Chief Executive of Sony Entertainment, is stepping down, the company said Friday. Lynton, who has led the Japanese-owned studio for 13 years, will resign February 2 to focus on his new role as Chairman of Los Angeles-based Snapchat parent company Snap Inc., Sony said. Along...
The chief executive of lobby group and peak body for car companies in Australia has called on the federal government to scrap not just the luxury car tax (LCT), but also the five per cent import duty affecting some vehicles. Tony Weber, who heads the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI), recently labelled the government’s […]
Snap Inc. co-founder and chief executive Evan Spiegel met with potential investors in New York City last week, as the company starts to mobilize backers for its highly-anticipated initial public offering, according to people with knowledge...Show More Summary