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The Home Depot Names Craig Menear CEO

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The Home Depot Names Craig Menear CEO

The Home Depot, a leading home improvement retailer, has announced that Craig Menear, currently president, U.S. retail, has been named CEO and president, effective November 1, 2014, and has been elected to the company’s board of directors, effectively immediately. Current chairman and CEO Frank Blake will remain chairman. Menear, who was named president, U.S. retail [...]

Jack Muhs CEO for FedEx Trade Networks

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Jack Muhs CEO for FedEx Trade Networks

FedEx Trade Networks, the freight forwarding arm of global shipping company FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), announced the appointment of James R. (Jack) Muhs as the new president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the company. In his new position, Muhs is responsible for the leadership and strategic direction of FedEx Trade Networks, including the company’s [...]

Doug McMillon New CEO of Wal-Mart Stores

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Doug McMillon New CEO of Wal-Mart Stores

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced Monday that its board of directors elected company veteran Doug McMillon, 47, to succeed Mike Duke, 63, as president and chief executive officer (CEO), effective Feb. 1, 2014. McMillon was also elected to the company’s board of directors, effective immediately. “This leadership change comes at a time of strength [...]

Gary Knell CEO for National Geographic Society

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Gary Knell CEO for National Geographic Society

The board of trustees of the National Geographic Society announced Monday that Gary E. Knell has been selected to succeed John M. Fahey as president and chief executive officer (CEO). Fahey will continue to serve as chairman of the board. Knell’s appointment will occur later this year, following a transition from his current role as [...]

Mobile Maker Nokia Missed the Call

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Mobile Maker Nokia Missed the Call

Nokia’s first quarter 2012 financial performance, including a lowered first quarter 2012 outlook for Devices & Services, shows that company is facing some tough times in the mobile market. Increasing competition in the price-sensitive markets such as India, the Middle East and Africa and China are affecting Nokia’s business. What did Stephen Elop (pictured above), [...]

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop to Keynote Nokia World 2011

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Nokia CEO Stephen Elop to Keynote Nokia World 2011

Nokia is getting ready for its biggest event of the year – Nokia World 2011, hosted in London at ICC London ExCel from October 26-27.  The opening keynote speech will be given by president and CEO, Stephen Elop (pictured above), and will outline the latest Nokia news including the progress of Nokia’s new strategy announced [...]

Timothy Morse to Replace Carol Bartz as Yahoo! CEO

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Timothy Morse to Replace Carol Bartz as Yahoo! CEO

Yahoo!, the leading digital media company, has announced a leadership reorganization under which the Board of Directors has appointed Timothy Morse interim chief executive officer (CEO), effective immediately, replacing Carol Bartz (pictured above), who has been removed by the Board from her role as CEO. The Board has also named key senior Yahoo! executives to [...]

Steve Jobs Resigns as CEO of Apple

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Steve Jobs Resigns as CEO of Apple

Tech major Apple’s Board of Directors has announced that Steve Jobs has resigned as chief executive officer, and the Board has named Tim Cook, previously Apple’s chief operating officer, as the company’s new CEO. Jobs (pictured above) has been elected chairman of the Board and Cook will join the Board, effective immediately. The announcement was [...]