Board of directors

April 17, 2019 - 11:42 am
BERLIN (AP) — The chief executive of ABB is stepping down as the Swiss engineering company undergoes a major overhaul. The company said Wednesday that Ulrich Spiesshofer had agreed with the board of directors to relinquish with immediate effect the role he's held since 2013. Board chairman Peter...
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In this undated photo provided by Best Buy, the company's chief financial and strategic transformation officer, Corie Barry, poses for a portrait. Best Buy announced that Barry, 43, will become the company's CEO effective June 11, taking over from current CEO Hubert Joly, who will become executive chairman of the board after stepping down. (Best Buy via AP)
April 15, 2019 - 12:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The executive credited with reviving a struggling Best Buy is stepping aside. Hubert Joly, 59, is handing leadership of the reinvigorated electronics retailer to longtime executive Corie Barry, 43, as part of the company's succession plan effective June 11. Barry, who is currently...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2018 file photo, Pacific Gas & Electric crews work to restore power lines in Paradise, Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom says PG&E plans to remake its board of directors with hedge fund financiers and people who have little experience in utility operations and safety. Newsom, on Thursday March 28, 2019, said putting hedge fund managers in charge of the company will send a message the utility prioritizes profits over providing safe and reliable energy service. The utility did not immediately comment. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
March 28, 2019 - 4:55 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Thursday that Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. plans to remake its board of directors with hedge fund financiers and people who have little experience in utility operations and safety, and he urged the utility's leader to change course. "...
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FILE- In this Dec. 19, 2018, file photo House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., gives a farewell speech in the Great Hall of the Library of Congress in Washington. Fox Corp., the Fox assets that are not part of Disney's $71.3 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment assets, began trading as a stand-alone company on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. The New York company also appointed several people to its board of directors, including Ryan. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
March 19, 2019 - 10:10 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox Corp., the Fox assets that are not part of Disney's $71.3 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment assets, began trading as a stand-alone company on Tuesday. The New York company also appointed several people to its board of directors, including former Speaker of the House...
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This undated conceptual drawing provided by The Boring Company shows a high-occupancy Autonomous Electric Vehicle (AEV) that would run in a tunnel between exhibition halls at the Las Vegas Convention Center proposed for Las Vegas. Entrepreneur Elon Musk's dream of a tunnel transit system may finally become a reality in Las Vegas. Tourism officials in Sin City announced Wednesday, March 6, 2019, they might soon grant him a contract to build and operate a mile-and-a-quarter-long project with autonomous electric vehicles to move people around a mega convention center. (The Boring Company via AP)
March 06, 2019 - 7:42 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Entrepreneur Elon Musk's dream of an express tunnel transit system could finally become a reality in Las Vegas after major setbacks in other cities. Las Vegas' tourism agency announced Wednesday it is recommending that an enterprise backed by the divisive billionaire receive a...
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Venezuela' self proclaimed interim president and President of the National Assembly Juan Guaido, speaks during a session at the National Assembly, in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. Guaido said Wednesday that the National Assembly has appointed six executives to a transitional board for its PDVSA state-owned oil company and its U.S. subsidiaries, including Houston-based refiner Citgo. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
February 14, 2019 - 2:59 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's chief prosecutor said Thursday he has launched an investigation into opposition leader Juan Guaido's appointment of a transitional board of directors for the state oil company. Attorney General Tarek William Saab said the appointments by Guaido and his National...
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2019, file photo, Jean-Dominique Senard addresses the media after being appointed Renault chairman following a meeting of the board at Renault headquarters in Boulogne-Billancourt, outside Paris, France. Nissan Motor Co.'s board chose Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, as a director Senard, who was recently appointed chairman at the Japanese automaker's alliance partner Renault SA. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
February 05, 2019 - 4:55 am
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan's board has chosen as a director Jean-Dominique Senard, who was recently appointed chairman at the Japanese automaker's alliance partner Renault SA of France. Nissan Motor Co. said in a statement that its board decided Tuesday to hold an extraordinary shareholders' meeting on...
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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, Les Moonves, chairman and CEO of CBS Corporation, poses at the premiere of the new television series "Star Trek: Discovery" in Los Angeles. Moonves will not receive his $120 million severance package after the company's board of directors determined he was fired "with cause" over sexual misconduct allegations. The board said Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, it reached its decision after finding that Moonves failed to cooperate fully with investigators looking into the allegations. The board also cited what it called Moonves' "willful and material misfeasance," violation of company policies and breach of his contract. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
December 18, 2018 - 1:18 am
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS announced Monday that former CEO Les Moonves will not receive his $120 million severance package after the board of directors concluded he violated company policy and was uncooperative with an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations. The decision, which came after a...
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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, Les Moonves, chairman and CEO of CBS Corporation, poses at the premiere of the new television series "Star Trek: Discovery" in Los Angeles. With a $120 million severance package on the line, an investigation into sexual-misconduct claims against former CBS CEO Moonves will loom over the network's annual shareholders meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
December 11, 2018 - 1:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The newly elected CBS board faces daunting tasks: deciding whether former CEO Les Moonves gets a $120 million exit package following a sexual-misconduct investigation and charting a path for CBS to recover after the scandal. CBS shareholders ratified the 11 board members, including...
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People walk by Nissan Motor Co. Global Headquarters in Yokohama near Tokyo Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018. Nissan's board of directors will meet Thursday to decide whether to dismiss its chairman Carlos Ghosn following his arrest on suspicion of underreporting his income. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
November 22, 2018 - 4:11 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan Motor Co. fired Carlos Ghosn as chairman Thursday, curtailing the powerful executive's nearly two-decade reign at the Japanese automaker after his arrest for alleged financial improprieties. In an hourslong meeting, the company's board of directors voted unanimously to dismiss...
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