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April 2009

Tech Mahindra, partly owned by BT Group Plc Wins Bid for Satyam Computer!

Scam-tainted Indian software company Satyam Computer Services Ltd. Monday named a 17.56 billion rupees ($352.6 million) offer by a Tech Mahindra Ltd. unit as the highest bid for a 31% stake in the company. L&T and Wilbur Ross, the other two contend...

Wells Fargo sees record first-quarter profit approximately $3 billion!

Wells Fargo Expects, a diversified financial services company with $1.3 trillion in assets, Record First Quarter Earnings of Approximately $3 Billion Strong business momentum at Wells Fargo and Wachovia, including $190 billion in mortgage applications ...

Micron and Nanya Technology Won't Cooperate With Taiwan Memory Company (TMC)!

Taiwan DRAM chip maker Nanya Technology Corp. said its U.S. technology partner Micron Technology Inc. (MU) has informed the company that it won’t cooperate with Taiwan Memory Co. for technology development to consolidate the island’s strugg...

March 2009

Starbucks Howard Schultz's Details Strategy for Profitable Growth

Operational and Brand Initiatives Gaining Traction Company Further Refines Focus and Expects Record Free Cash Flow of $500 million in 2009 Starbucks Corp. Chief Executive Howard Schultz on Wednesday promised shareholders the gourmet coffee company will...

A review on Merck and Schering-Plough $41.1B deal!

The Merck/Schering-Plough deal follows on the heels of New Jersey-based pharmaceutical company, Pfizer’s $68 billion purchase of Wyeth. Merck & Co Inc, a global research-driven pharmaceutical company said, that it would acquire Schering-Ploug...

AIMcrm: a perfect tool kit for your Mortgage Company!

AIMcrm is a powerful customer relationship management and marketing application, mortage software created specifically for the mortgage industry. Not only do they have extensive experience in your industry they also have the necessary “tools of t...

February 2009

Nuon and Vattenfall Join Forces to Create a Leading European Energy Company!

Dutch Nuon and Swedish Vattenfall today announced they will join forces to form a leading European energy company. The combination will boost the transition towards a climate neutral operation by 2050 through joint investment programmes. Vattenfall has...

Global car slump; Nissan to slash 20,000 jobs worldwide

Nissan is to cut 20,000 jobs worldwide, 8.5% of its workforce, over the next year because of a sharp fall in sales. The Japanese carmaker made the announcement as it said it expected to make a loss of 265bn yen ($2.9bn; £2bn) for its current financial...

Tata's Jim Leng resigns as chairman-elect, Mining giant Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto announces that Jim Leng, a non-executive Director, has resigned from the Boards with immediate effect and will therefore not take up the post of Chairman of the Boards in April as previously planned. At the request of the Boards, Rio Tinto&#8...

December 2008

Ex-Accenture CEO Joe Forehand Named as Chairman of the Board at Aricent

Aricent, a global innovation, technology and outsourcing company focused exclusively on the  communications industry, today named Joe Forehand Chairman of the Board. Mr. Forehand has been an Aricent board member since October 2006. Mr. Forehand is cur...

Grocery Manufacturers Association Appoints Pamela G. Bailey President and CEO!

Douglas R. Conant, president and CEO of Campbell Soup Company, and chairman of the board of the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), today announced the appointment of Pamela G. Bailey, president and CEO of the Personal Care Products Council (PCPC)...

James P. Rogers to replace J. Brian Ferguson at Eastman Chemical Company!

Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) today announced that the board of directors has elected James P. Rogers, 57, president and chief executive officer, effective following the annual meeting of stockholders on May 7, 2009. The board also appointed Roge...

Do you think its is worth for Rick Wagoner, Alan Mulally and Robert Nardelli to put their jobs on the line?

I agree with Megan and Obama and Romney that the solution for saving the auto industry is not a blank check from the government. The auto industry has not followed the rules of the market, they did not meet the demand for fuel-efficient cars quick enou...

How to save General Motors Corp.?

Cut down from five regional offices to two. One in Atlanta (east of the Mississippi River)and one in LA (west of Mississippi River). That means Chicago, New York, and Dallas are closed. With about 250 people working in each location (750 total) at an average of $100,000 each, that is a yearly savings of $75 million. Operation cost (rent, equipment, etc.) at the three locations will save another $1.8 million.

November 2008

Dr. Thomas J. Saporito Named CEO of RHR International

RHR International Company, a world leader in executive and organizational development, announced today the election of Thomas J. Saporito, Ed.D., to the position of Chief Executive Officer, an office formerly held by RHR Chairman A...

September 2008

Valant & Company's Make Plan! With Effective Execution by Laurence B. Valant, Andy Bowen is creating big buzz!

Valant & Company a rare consulting firm founded by Larry Valant with two other partners to deliver quantifiable, predictable results that matter to assured of bottom line performance and improved company value that stands up to RI analysis.  Anno...

Alcatel-Lucent Picks Philippe Camus, Ben Verwaayen as a new Chairman and CEO

Alcatel-Lucent’s board (the world’s largest French-U.S. telecommunications-equipment company) chose Philippe Camus, a former European aerospace company EADS co-CEO and partner at French media group Lagardere, its new chairman, and Ben Verw...