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Valeant CEO J. Michael Pearson on Medical Leave

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., a Canadian company, has appointed Howard B. Schiller interim CEO according to a company statement. Schiller served as Valeant’s chief financial officer from December 2011 through June 2015 and currently serves on Valeant’s Board of Directors. Valeant also announced that Robert Ingram, Lead Independent Director, will serve as interim chairman of the Board of Directors. J. Michael Pearson remains ...

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Bill Gates Names the 6 Best Things About 2015

Every year, Bill Gates puts out his annual list of the year's best news on his blog GatesNotes. It's a nice feel good message, especially since 2015 also ushered in so many negative things, like the rise of extremist terrorist groups, the Paris attacks, the ongoing Syrian refugee crises, endless mass shootings in the US and so on.

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Wall Street Rewards CEOs Who Discuss Strategy

A CEO succession presents a time of enormous corporate uncertainty—and thus a time when investors may become especially skittish. But Harvard Business Review research shows that new CEOs can allay investors’ fears by talking about their strategic plans for the company.

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Turing CEO Is Released From Prison and From His Job

Martin Shkreli has resigned as chief executive of Turing Pharmaceuticals after his arrest on securities fraud charges, the company announced on Friday. Turing, a privately held company in New York, said that Ron Tilles, its chairman, would step in as interim chief executive. Tilles, who will remain chairman, has spent most of his career at securities firms and other financial service companies, ...

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