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Dusit Thani Pattaya has recently appointed Kei Uchiumi as the new Director for Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE). Mr. Uchiumi’s experience in the hospitality business started with Dusit Thani Bangkok, the flagship hotel of D...

Lenovo CEO resigns, chairman takes over; posts loss

V. Phani Kumar MarketWatch  05.02.2009
Lenovo CEO resigns, chairman takes over; posts loss

HONG KONG (MarketWatch) -- Lenovo Group Thursday announced major changes in its top management, replacing company President and Chief Executive William J. Amelio as the personal computer maker swung to a quarterly loss.


Lenovo CEO resigns, chairman takes over; posts loss

V. Phani Kumar MarketWatch  05.02.2009
Lenovo CEO resigns, chairman takes over; posts loss

HONG KONG (MarketWatch) -- Lenovo Group Thursday announced major changes in its top management, replacing company President and Chief Executive William J. Amelio as the personal computer maker swung to a quarterly loss.

Bank of America Said to Name Hong as Asia Chief as Chai Leaves

Bank of America Corp. appointed Ki Myung Hong as president of Asia-Pacific operations, replacing Nelson Chai, who’s leaving the company, said a person with knowledge of the matter.


Tim Cook relies on core values as Jobs' surrogate at Apple

Dawn C. Chmielewski and Jessica Guynn Los Angeles Times  16.01.2009
Tim Cook relies on core values as Jobs' surrogate at Apple

San Francisco and Los Angeles -- Steve Jobs' leadership of Apple Inc. has been the stuff of American business lore. Less heralded is the role that Tim Cook played in rescuing the company from near irrelevance.

What New Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz Really Told the Troops

Yahoo’s stock fell more than 6% today as investors digested reports on what new CEO Carol Bartz told employees during an all-hands meeting yesterday. Some reports indicated she said her “gut” told her not to sell off the search business. That prom...


New Yahoo CEO lacks Web and deal-making chops

Anupreeta Das Reuters UK 14.01.2009
New Yahoo CEO lacks Web and deal-making chops

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo's (YHOO.O) new CEO is a straight-shooting, tough-talking technology veteran but she is seen lacking two qualifications investors hoped for most: deal-making savvy and Web business know-how.

Hedge Fund Executive to Lead Borders

MICHAEL J. de la MERCED and ZACHERY KOUWE The New York Times  13.01.2009

The Borders Group, the troubled book chain, plans to name a hedge fund executive as its chairman on Tuesday as part of its effort to stay afloat, a person with knowledge of the announcement said.


Merrill's chief Asia strategist leaves firm

Saeed Azhar Reuters  09.01.2009
Merrill's chief Asia strategist leaves firm

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Mark Matthews, the chief Asia strategist at Merrill Lynch, has left the firm as part of restructuring after the U.S. bank was taken over by Bank of America (BAC.N), sources told Reuters on Friday.

Jobs Health Still Concerns Investors Seeking Apple ‘Smart Guys’

Steve Jobs’s efforts to reassure Apple Inc.’s followers about his health left some investors with more questions than answers.


Merrill’s Brokerage Head Departs After Bank of America Purchase

Josh Fineman and David Mildenberg Bloomberg.com 06.01.2009
Merrill’s Brokerage Head Departs After Bank of America Purchase

Merrill Lynch & Co. brokerage head Bob McCann announced plans to leave the company less than a week after Bank of America Corp. completed its acquisition of the securities firm.

Microsoft Names President of Servers Unit

Microsoft promoted Bob Muglia to president of the company's server and tools business, making him one of only four divisional presidents at Microsoft, according to published reports.


AIG chief slashes salary to $1

Kenneth Musante CNN 26.11.2008
AIG chief slashes salary to $1

NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- AIG Chief Executive Edward Liddy agreed to slash his annual salary to $1 as part of a series of voluntary pay restrictions by top executives tied to a massive $150 billion government bailout.

China's richest man disappears

John Garnaut The Age 25.11.2008
China's richest man disappears

CHINA'S richest man, the $US6 billion ($A9.5 billion) electronics magnate Huang Guangyu, has disappeared from his home into a vortex of speculation about corruption and stock market manipulation.


Swedish CEO says he will work for free

STOCKHOLM, Sweden – Lars G. Nordstrom isn't the only CEO being criticized these days for earning too much money during the world financial crisis. But he may be one of the few who has reacted by deciding to work for free.

Mixing Drugs And Stock Options

Wendy Tanaka and Elizabeth Corcoran Forbes 06.06.2008
Mixing Drugs And Stock Options

Message to executives: Watch what's in that drink.


Yahoo talks to Microsoft, trades barbs with Icahn

Yahoo Inc said on Wednesday that deal talks are ongoing with Microsoft Corp as the company resisted an attack by billionaire critic Carl Icahn, who called its recent actions "deceitful."

Wachovia board ousts CEO Thompson

Greg Morcroft MarketWatch 02.06.2008

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Wachovia Corp. said Monday that its Chief Executive Ken Thompson is retiring from the company after being asked to leave by the board of directors.


China eases rules for funds set up in HK

China's Securities watchdog says it will ease up on fund management firms to make it easier for them to set up operations in the Hong Kong SAR. And they will be able to do this by operating under the Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partners...

Deutsche finalises acquisition of Taiwan's Far Eastern

Liz Mak AsianInvestor.net 01.05.2008
Deutsche finalises acquisition of Taiwan's Far Eastern

And announces that Rex Chou, a former senior vice-president of investment consulting at Schroders, has been appointed as CEO of the joint venture.



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