- Former Zurich Insurance CEO Martin Senn kills himself Updated: May-30-16 7:12 am
GENEVA - Switzerland's Zurich Insurance Group says former chief executive Martin Senn, who ran the company for six years until last December, has killed himself. The incident comes three years after the company's then-chief financial officer also killed himself.
- Ex-Oklahoma insurance exec to head La. Citizens Insurance Updated: May-28-16 1:49 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A former Oklahoma insurance executive has been chosen to head the Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corp., the state's property insurer of last resort.
- Canucks Sports and Entertainment names Jeff Stipec COO Updated: May-27-16 5:49 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Canucks Sports and Entertainment said Friday that Jeff Stipec is the new chief operating officer of the company that operates the NHL's Vancouver Canucks and Rogers Arena.
- Nebraska Tourism Commission fires embattled director Updated: May-26-16 7:38 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The Nebraska Tourism Commission fired its executive director Thursday in the wake of a blistering state audit that found questionable spending and a lack of oversight within the agency.
- McDonald's CEO says company is making changes customers want Updated: May-26-16 5:48 pm
NEW YORK - McDonald's, under intense pressure in a competitive industry, sought to reassure its shareholders Thursday that it is making changes to its food and service that customers want.
- Longtime Sioux Falls chamber president Nolte to retire Updated: May-26-16 3:26 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - The head of the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce is retiring after 37 years.
- Starboard pushes to toss Depomed's entire board Updated: May-26-16 2:08 pm
NEW YORK - Activist investor Starboard Value said Thursday that it wants to hold a meeting with Depomed's shareholders to discuss dumping all of the pharmaceutical company's board members and replace them with its own candidates.
- Hamburger chain Wendy's says Todd Penegor is now CEO Updated: May-26-16 9:36 am
NEW YORK - Wendy's says Todd Penegor is now CEO and president of the hamburger chain, a move that was previously announced late last year.
- Female CEOs see pay rise, but numbers remain small Updated: May-25-16 5:49 pm
For the second year in a row, female CEOs earned more than their male counterparts and received bigger raises. But only a small sliver of the largest companies are run by women, and experts say gender parity at the top remains way off.
- Retiring TD Ameritrade CEO to sell some company shares Updated: May-25-16 4:49 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - TD Ameritrade's CEO plans to sell up to 100,000 company shares as he prepares to retire later this year, but the sales represent a small part of his 2.1 million shares in the online brokerage.
- A look at CEO pay in Rhode Island Updated: May-25-16 3:31 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - There are four CEOs from Rhode Island-based companies included in The Associated Press' annual study of CEO pay.
- The 10-highest paid women CEOs of 2015 Updated: May-25-16 2:38 pm
Here are the 10 highest-paid women CEOs for 2015, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm.
- The highest-paid CEOs by state Updated: May-25-16 1:08 pm
Here are the top-paid CEOs by state for 2015, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm.
- Sanofi wants to dump Medivation's board after rejected deal Updated: May-25-16 11:00 am
NEW YORK - French drug company Sanofi is trying to toss the entire board at Medivation after the U.S. drugmaker rejected its $9.3 billion takeover bid.
- The biggest CEO pay raises and pay cuts of 2015 Updated: May-25-16 8:43 am
Here are the three CEOs who got the biggest pay raises last year, and the deepest pay cuts, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm.
- Top 10 highest-paid CEOs Updated: May-25-16 7:35 am
Here are the 10 highest-paid CEOs for 2015, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm.
- Health care CEOs lead the way in 2015 compensation Updated: May-25-16 7:30 am
It pays to be healthy. Chief executives at health care companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 index made millions more in compensation last year than their counterparts in other industries. A look at the top and bottom-paid CEOs last year, by industry, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm.
- How AP and Equilar calculated CEO pay Updated: May-25-16 6:11 am
For its annual study of CEO pay, The Associated Press used data provided by Equilar, an executive data firm.
- Belt-tightening in Brazil aimed at fighting economic crisis Updated: May-24-16 7:03 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil's acting president announced austerity measures Tuesday aimed at pulling Latin America's largest economy from its worst crisis in decades, warning that a failure to act will mean "extraordinary hardship" for future generations.
- Sumner Redstone names new confidantes to media empire Updated: May-24-16 12:20 pm
LOS ANGELES - Media mogul Sumner Redstone has appointed new confidantes to entities that control Viacom Inc. and CBS Corp., replacing Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman and lawyer George Abrams, whom he stripped of the roles last week.
- Swiss bank to be shut over Malaysia embezzlement scandal Updated: May-24-16 10:59 am
GENEVA - A Swiss private bank accused of turning a blind eye to shady money transfers and willful defiance of regulators will face criminal proceedings and be liquidated for its alleged role in the suspected embezzlement of $4 billion from a Malaysian state fund.
- Fiat Chrysler names new head of Alfa Romeo and Maserati Updated: May-24-16 9:13 am
MILAN - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Tuesday announced that its U.S. sales chief will take over the premium Italian Alfa Romeo and Maserati brands.
- Brazil interim gov't under fire in wake of leaked recording Updated: May-23-16 4:57 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil's interim government came under fire Monday as a secret recording emerged of the new planning minister discussing a purported pact to push for President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment to stall a huge corruption probe that has engulfed much of the nation's political class.
- Governor candidate Jonathan Johnson gets $250k donation Updated: May-23-16 11:45 am
SALT LAKE CITY - Republican candidate for governor and Overstock.com board chair Jonathan Johnson has received a $250,000 contribution from his company's CEO.
- Xerox says Ursula Burns won't be CEO after company splits Updated: May-20-16 10:58 am
NEW YORK - Xerox says Ursula Burns, the first black woman to run a Fortune 500 company, won't be CEO after the company splits in two later this year.