Executive changes

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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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2019, file photo, Terry Gou, chairman of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Ltd., also known as Foxconn, delivers a speech during the company's annual carnival for employees in Taipei, Taiwan. Gou, head of Foxconn, world’s largest electronics supplier, says Wednesday, April 17, 2019, willing to run in Taiwan presidential primary Wednesday, April 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying, File)
April 17, 2019 - 4:08 am
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Terry Gou, the head of the world's largest electronics supplier, Foxconn, said Wednesday he plans to run for president of Taiwan, bringing his pro-business and pro-China policies to what is expected to be a crowded field for next year's election. Gou announced he would refuse...
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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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Merdian Agustin family of a victim of the Lion Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea talks to journalists during a press conference in Jakarta, Monday, April 8, 2019. More families of victims of the Lion Air crash in Indonesia are suing Boeing Co. after its chief executive apologized last week and said a software update for the MAX 8 jet would prevent further disasters. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
April 08, 2019 - 8:38 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — More families of victims of the Lion Air crash in Indonesia are suing Boeing Co. after its chief executive apologized and said a software update for the MAX 8 jet would prevent further disasters. Family members and lawyers said Monday that CEO Dennis Muilenburg's comment...
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FILE - In this July 5, 2018 file photo, Cho Yang-ho, the chairman of Korean Air Lines Co., arrives for hearing to review the prosecution's request for an arrest warrant on charge of embezzlement at the Seoul Southern District Court in Seoul, South Korea. Korean Air says on Monday, April 8, 2019, its chairman, Cho Yang-ho, has died in the United States because of an unspecified illness. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
April 08, 2019 - 8:31 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Korean Air's chairman, whose leadership included scandals such as his daughter's infamous incident of "nut rage," has died due to illness, the company said Monday. Cho Yang-ho had been indicted on multiple charges, including embezzlement and tax evasion, and his death came...
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In this photo released by Nissan Motor Co., Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa, center, speaks at the company's shareholders' meeting in Tokyo Monday, April 8, 2019. Nissan shareholders approved on Monday the ouster from the Japanese automaker's board former Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who faces allegations of financial misconduct. (Nissan Motor Co. via AP)
April 08, 2019 - 5:31 am
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan's shareholders ousted the automaker's former chairman Carlos Ghosn from its board on Monday, seeking to shut the door on an era capped by scandal. More than 4,000 people gathered at a Tokyo hotel for a three-hour extraordinary shareholders' meeting and signaled their approval...
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April 03, 2019 - 7:15 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A troubled California utility has named a new chief executive and board members amid a bankruptcy proceeding. Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. announced Wednesday it has chosen Bill Johnson as its president and named 10 new directors to its board. Johnson was most recently...
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FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2018, file photo, Small Business Administrator Linda McMahon speaks during a briefing at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
March 29, 2019 - 3:56 pm
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The head of the Small Business Administration, Linda McMahon, is stepping down from the role and will help President Donald Trump's re-election effort, he said Friday. Trump announced McMahon's plans from his Palm Beach estate. Sitting next to the former wrestling executive...
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In this Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, file photo, Jet Airways Chairman Naresh Goyal sits during a press conference to announce the signing of enhanced cooperation agreement with Air France-KLM in Mumbai, India. The chairman of India's private Jet Airways has quit amid mounting financial woes forcing the airline to suspend operations on 14 international routes with more than 80 planes grounded. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)
March 25, 2019 - 10:17 pm
NEW DELHI (AP) — The chairman of India's private Jet Airways has resigned amid mounting financial woes which have forced it to suspend 14 international routes and ground more than 80 planes. The airline said in a statement that its board on Monday accepted the resignations of Chairman Naresh Goyal...
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In this Friday, Jan. 27, 2012 file photo, deputy U.S. attorney Robert Khuzami speaks at the Justice Department in Washington. Khuzami, who presided as prosecutor over the case that led to guilty pleas by attorney Michael Cohen will leave his post April 12. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
March 22, 2019 - 1:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The prosecutor who led a New York probe of President Donald Trump's former personal attorney for the last year is stepping down. Robert Khuzami, 62, who presided over the case that led to guilty pleas by attorney Michael Cohen, will leave his post April 12. Cohen has since been...
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