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    1. Amid 737 Max Disasters, Boeing's Board Was Busy Elsewhere

      Amid 737 Max Disasters, Boeing's Board Was Busy Elsewhere

      Last Wednesday was a big day for Boeing's lead director and new board chairman, David Calhoun. It was the first time the company was reporting quarterly earnings since the Boeing board member had been named chairman of the embattled aircraft maker, which has faced intense scrutiny since two 737 Max jets crashed within months of each other in the past year, killing 346 people. Boeing's latest quarterly earnings had plunged more than 50%..

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    2. Bernie Sanders to Walmart: Your Workers Need Higher Wages

      Bernie Sanders to Walmart: Your Workers Need Higher Wages

      Much of the Walmart family fortune -- roughly 1.5 billion Walmart shares -- is controlled by the three children of co-founder Sam Walton, who have a combined net worth of about $141.5 billion, according to Bloomberg. Other Walton heirs hold $676.9 million worth of company shares, with the family's overall wealth coming to $175.2 billion as of mid-February. A Walmart spokesperson declined to comment on Sanders' tweet about the Walmart family's "greed."..

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    3. How Renault-Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn Went From "Le Cost Killer" to Alleged Pay Cheat

      How Renault-Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn Went From "Le Cost Killer" to Alleged Pay Cheat

      Carlos Ghosn, one of the world's best-known chief executives, is now in the spotlight after a sudden reversal of fortune. Ghosn, 64, will be dismissed from his role as chairman of Japan's Nissan after an internal investigation found he underreported his income and engaged in other "significant misconduct." Tokyo prosecutors arrested him Monday for violations of financial law...

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    4. At This Company, The CEO Makes 6,000 Times a Typical Worker's Pay

      At This Company, The CEO Makes 6,000 Times a Typical Worker's Pay

      It's no secret that the financial divide between CEOs and average worker in the U.S. has been growing. But in one case, the pay gap between corporate chiefs and employees has reached almost 6,000-to-1: Weight Watchers, where CEO Mindy Grossman earned 5,908 times what the median worker took home last year. That's according to a new analysis of publicly reported compensation data by the AFL-CIO, the federation of unions...

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    5. Campbell Soup CEO Denise Morrison Abruptly Exits Amid Review

      Campbell Soup CEO Denise Morrison Abruptly Exits Amid Review

      NEW YORK - The top executive at Campbell Soup will retire and the company is undergoing a strategic review as it tries to revive sales that have been under pressure due to shifting American tastes. Denise Morrison, who has been has been CEO since 2011, is being replaced immediately by Keith McLoughlin, who will lead the company on an interim basis. Shares plunged more than 12 percent at ...

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    6. Time Warner's Jeff Bewkes could have a hefty payday

      Time Warner's Jeff Bewkes could have a hefty payday

      Time Warner's Jeff Bewkes could have a hefty payday Stumble Time Warner ( TWX ) CEO Jeffrey Bewkes, who has earned more than $68 million in compensation over the past five years, stands to reap tens of millions more if he can shepherd the media and entertainment giant through its $85 billion sale to AT&T ( T ), according to an executive pay consultant...

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    7. United CEO Reportedly Hospitalized After Heart Attack

      United CEO Reportedly Hospitalized After Heart Attack

      United Continental Holdings (UAL) on Friday confirmed that CEO Oscar Munoz was hospitalized. The airline's chief executive reportedly had suffered a heart attack.  "We have been informed by Oscar's family that he was admitted to the hospital on Thursday, and we will provide further details as appropriate," United said in a statement. "In the meantime, we are continuing to operate normally...

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    8. How tech companies scare women away from tech

      How tech companies scare women away from tech

      Does Dropbox try to be off-putting to women in technology? Unlikely. But a story from the Washington Post suggests that in the end, the company may do just that. The article pointed to interview questions that reportedly asked about a zombie apocalypse and superhero powers. Conference rooms where hiring interviews were held were called the Break-Up Room and the Bromance Chamber, the latter referring to a certain type of young male culture that seems stuck in a frathouse. Only men spoke at important all-employee meetings...

       

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