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American Express Making Progress On Key Initiatives, Says CEO Stephen Squeri

Investors are pleased with the recent movements—and financial performance—of American Express under chairman and CEO Stephen Squeri, who assumed the top post in February 2018.

HP’s Biggest Fear? Cybersecurity, Says CEO Dion Weisler

What is HP’s biggest fear? Not tariffs or macroeconomic issues, but cybersecurity, says president and CEO Dion Weisler.

Under CEO André Calantzopoulos, Philip Morris International Committed To Non-Cigarette Future

Philip Morris International is committed to “a future that does not include cigarettes” by developing “scientifically substantiated” smoke-free products, says CEO André Calantzopoulos.

Under Mike Kaufmann, Cardinal Health Makes Headway On 2019 Priorities

Under CEO Mike Kaufmann, Cardinal Health is making headway on its fiscal 2019 priorities. “While we still have a lot of work to do, there is much to be excited about,” said Kaufmann.

CEO Kenneth C. Frazier: Merck’s Strategy Of “Investing Thoughtfully” Is Paying Off

Merck’s strategy of “investing thoughtfully” in science-based R&D is paying off, says CEO Kenneth C. Frazier. For the first quarter, the Kenilworth, N.J.-based pharmaceutical giant...

In Vivek Sankaran, Albertsons Has “Found Its Leader For The Future”

Vivek Sankaran, the former CEO of PepsiCo Foods North America, stepped into the top post of Albertsons, the Boise, Idaho-based grocer.

Phillips 66 CEO Greg Garland: ‘In Today’s World, We Just Don’t Have Room For...

Phillips 66 CEO Greg Garland likes to tell young people: “In today’s world, we just don’t have room for brilliant jerks.”

For Verizon’s CEO Hans Vestberg, The 5G Future Is Now

For Verizon’s CEO Hans Vestberg, the future is now—5G. The telecom giant intends to launch its 5G capabilities in more than 30 U.S. cities this year.

At 83, Charles Koch Is “More Passionate And Working Harder Than Ever”

Koch told attendees at the Global Philanthropy Forum conference in Silicon Valley last week that at 83, he's more passionate and working harder than ever. 
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CEO Ritch Allison Personally Pitches Domino’s From Pizza’s Pinnacle

CEO Ritch Allison is presiding over an extension of Domino’s dominance of the pizza industry after taking over the company last summer and is putting rivals even further behind the curve.
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CEO Confidence Plunges On Tariff Fears In June

Amid announcements of new tariffs on China and, at the time of polling, Mexico, CEOs’ outlook for future business conditions plunged 6 percent from May to June, according to Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence.
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