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New Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure Faces Great Expectations On His First Day

Outsiders say new chief executive Claure’s focus will be on attracting customers to Sprint—perhaps by reaching for the growing Hispanic market—while bolstering its financial performance and assuaging stockholders who saw their shares tumble 24 percent last week.

Apple CEO Tim Cook’s Amazing Leadership

August 24, 2014 will mark Tim Cook’s third year as CEO at Apple, and today boos and jeers have all but disappeared. The ‘Down with Tim!’ cries have been replaced with praise being piled onto the CEO.

New Sprint CEO Brings Game and Spirit to Wireless Firm

New Sprint CEO Marcel Claure could have the drive—and the connections—to help Sprint stay in the wireless game, according to one industry observer.

Symantec Finalizing CEO Candidates, Plans September Announcement

Symantec is nearing completion of its search to fill the chief executive position, telling Wall Street analysts on Wednesday that an announcement is planned by the end of September.

Wife Steps in to Run Business as CEO Mends

As Steven LaVoie remained in critical condition after a recently-demoted employee shot him in the head last week — it was announced Wednesday that the incapacitated CEO’s wife, Jody, will temporarily fill his shoes at the technology company he founded.

New AIG CEO Has Reputation Challenges to Overcome

The AIG that Hancock takes over as CEO on Sept. 1 has come a long way since its 2008 bailout that swelled to $182.3 billion. The government has been repaid, and the company shrunk through more than $75 billion of asset sales.

Why This CEO Chose His Family Over His Job

Max Schireson could have left his job without a detailed explanation. Instead, the outgoing CEO of software company MongoDB decided to use his story to help advance the cause of engaged fathers.

Sprint to Name Brightstar’s Marcelo Claure as CEO

Sprint plans to name Marcelo Claure, one of its board members and head of wireless distributor Brightstar, as its new CEO, replacing Daniel R. Hesse.

Improving Relationships Top Priority for Lockheed Martin CEO

Since taking the reins at Lockheed Martin 18 months ago, Marillyn Hewson has stamped her mark on the company where she’s worked for 30 years. Here, she speaks with Defense News about her accomplishments and lessons learned over the past 18 months.

ArrowStream CEO LaVoie Improving After Shooting

A Chicago CEO shot by a co-worker last week over a demotion is showing "some small improvements," according to a family spokeswoman who has been posting updates on a website.
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New Poll: CEOs Find Challenges In Using Customer Data To Drive Innovation

Ability to harness and sort through data for meaningful insights remains a hurdle, many say. “The key is...finding what is actually relevant.”


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CEO Confidence Falls To Decade Low, But Few Predict Recession

Chief Executive’s June survey of 278 U.S. CEOs shows leading confidence indicator now at 5.5/10, the lowest reading in nearly a decade. Majority forecasts worsening conditions in the year ahead, though not a recession.