It used to be that when it comes to effectively running a company, experience generally trumps all else — which would seem to make sense since the average age of an incoming CEO last year was 53 with 18 years of experience in their corporations. Now, as the trend ...
A Houston construction worker has been hospitalized after he was impaled in the chest by a...
Warren Buffett's company has agreed to an $896,000 penalty for failing to tell regulators about...
When Matt Cottle asked his boss to let him work in the supermarket's bakery, she told him he'd never do anything more than collect grocery carts. After six years of bagging groceries and pushing carts, Cottle wanted more. He had already learned how to ...
A Maryland man has been convicted on charges of exporting American manufactured industrial products to Iran. Prosecutors said Monday that a federal grand jury convicted 34-year-old Ali Saboonchi of Parkville after a two-week trial. Saboonchi conspired ...
Dr. Jesse Steinfeld, who became the first surgeon general ever forced out of office by the president after he campaigned hard against the dangers of smoking during the Richard Nixon era, died Tuesday. He was 87.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has lured away an executive from smartphone chip maker Qualcomm to hammer out more deals that will expand the software maker's presence in the mobile device market.
The Obama administration on Tuesday announced $14 billion in commitments from U.S. businesses to invest in Africa, as representatives from nearly 100 American and African companies gathered in Washington to discuss ways to ...
Authorities in northwest Ohio say one of the two people killed in a weekend plane crash was the CEO of an Ohio manufacturing company.
The brewing company said Friday that Swinburn will be succeeded in the posts by Mark R. Hunter, who currently serves as CEO and president of Molson Coors Europe.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says U.S. discount-store chief Bill Simon is stepping down. The world's largest retailer has named the head of its Asian business as his replacement.
Dozens of CDC workers were potentially exposed to anthrax. No one got sick, but an internal investigation found serious safety lapses, including use of an unapproved sterilization technique and use of a potent type of anthrax in an experiment that did not require a live form of the germ.
Beard starts immediately and will be responsible for such things as marketing, BlackBerry 10 app development and customer care and quality.
Armstrong, who died in 2012, was remembered at a ceremony Monday as not only an astronaut, but also as an aerospace engineer, a test pilot and university professor.
Integrated Systems Design (ISD), an order picking, packing and shipping integrator and manufacturer, has been selected to speak about "Dimensional (DIM) Order Packing Trends & Tips to Increase Profitability" at the upcoming ...
Whitman has been CEO since 2011. She took over from Leo Apotheker, who was CEO for less than a year before being forced out.
The No. 2 environmental official under President Barack Obama is resigning to head a nonprofit group dedicated to energy and climate change.
Nissan's chief executive, who has long made a point of promoting women to management positions, said the Japanese prime minister's plan to boost female bosses to 30 percent by 2020 is too ambitious.
Mulally, 68, retired from Ford at the end of June. Over the winter, he was rumored to be in the running for the top job at Microsoft Corp., but it went to an internal candidate.
HP has been working on a turnaround of its business amid slumping PC sales in recent years, cutting expenses and focusing on more profitable areas such as software and services.
President Barack Obama is once again nominating lawyer Sharon Block to serve on the National Labor Relations Board, a move that could anger congressional Republicans.
General Motors Co. has named an Infiniti executive to head its Cadillac division, which has struggled with sagging U.S. sales this year while competing luxury brands have advanced.
The Alan Mulally Leadership in Engineering Scholarship announced Thursday provides financial assistance to students pursuing degrees in automotive engineering.
New Ford CEO Mark Fields will get a pay package worth $5.25 million this year as he takes over for the retiring Alan Mulally, but he'll get stock options that could drive that figure much higher.
President Barack Obama sought to turn the page on a humiliating chapter in the history of the Veterans Affairs Department, tapping former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald to take over the sprawling agency.
Nissan said that CEO Carlos Ghosn earned 995 million yen in the 2013 business year ended in March, up from 988 million yen the previous year, adding to the view he will remain the highest-paid executive among listed companies in Japan.
Kwolek was a DuPont Co. chemist who in 1965 invented Kevlar, the lightweight, stronger-than-steel fiber used in bulletproof vests and other body armor around the world.
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