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  • Improving workforce diversity important for 90 pc of Indian CEOs 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Improving workforce diversity is important for 90 per cent of Indian CEOs, significantly higher than the global average of 82 per cent, a PwC report says. According to the PwC report, workforce diversity and pace of demographic change is a far bigger issue among Indian CEOs as compared...
  • Total CEO de Margerie killed in Moscow business jet accident 3 days ago

    Moscow: The chief executive of French oil major Total, Christophe de Margerie, was killed when a business jet collided with a snow plow during takeoff at Moscow's Vnukovo International Airport, the company and airport officials said. The collision occurred late on Monday, just minutes before midnight Moscow time, the airport said...
  • Modi restored trust in India, changed perceptions: Mastercard CEO September 30, 2014

    Indian-American Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga hailed PM Modi's assurance to the corporate and said this visit will restore lost faith in the Indian market. ...
  • Corporate enthusiastic but concerned about India September 30, 2014

    The US based CEOs after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi were enthusiastic about investing in India but the recent by-poll results and BJP-Sena split do concern them for future. ...
  • Modi woos US CEOs, says India open-minded, wants change September 29, 2014

    New York: After addressing UN General Assembly on Saturday and Indian-American communities at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met top executives of American companies in New York. India is open-minded and wants change, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday during the Breakfast meeting. "India...
  • Day 4: PM Modi to meet top American CEOs, US President Obama today September 29, 2014

    New York: After receiving a rousing reception at the Madison Square Garden in New York on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to get into the business end of his five-day trip. Modi is expected to meet top American CEOs on Monday ahead of his first ever meeting with...
  • Oracle's colourful cofounder Larry Ellison steps aside as CEO September 19, 2014

    San Francisco: Oracle cofounder Larry Ellison is stepping aside as CEO after 37 years at the helm of the business software maker, ending a colourful reign marked by his flamboyant behaviour and outlandish wealth amassed while building one of the world's bestknown technology companies. With the changing of the guard announced...
  • TCS reappoints N Chandrasekaran as CEO September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: India's largest software services firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Wednesday said that the tenure of its Chief Executive Officer and MD N Chandrasekaran has been extended by five years to October 2019. Chandrasekaran, who was appointed CEO and MD for five years on October 6, 2009, has been...
  • 100 days of Modi government: The hits and misses August 28, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to complete 100 days in office. CNBCTV 18 CEOs' poll rates Modi's overall performance to be 7.8/10. Speedy decision making and taking steps in the right direction have been accounted as the government's biggest achievement. ...
  • CBFC CEO took bribe for not cutting scenes: CBI August 22, 2014

    Mumbai: The CBI on Friday said that CEO of Central Board of Film Certification Rakesh Kumar, arrested earlier this week, was suspected to have been demanding bribe during the screening of films before issuance of censor certificate, threatening with cuts if the demand was not met. "We suspect that other than...
  • Average CEO salary at top Sensex firms near Rs 10 crore July 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The average CEO pay at India's top listed companies has risen to Rs 10 crore a year, but still remains less than onetenth of over Rs 100 crore median remuneration paid to their peers in the US. The top executives of the country's biggest blue chip companies, forming...
  • Vishal Sikka hints at 'transformation' in Infosys July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: A month ahead of taking over as Infosys CEO, Vishal Sikka has hinted at "transformation" to bring back the lost glory to the over US dollar 8 billion entity. Prepped to assume the new role, Sikka on Monday in a blog post said that a company's "transformation" is about...
  • 'Ek Villain' mints Rs 50.70 crore in three days of its release June 30, 2014

    Mumbai: The threeday box office collections indicate that movie buffs are loving "Ek Villain". The Balaji Motion Pictures' latest offering has set the cash registers ringing ever since it hit the screens June 27. "Ek Villain" has so far collected Rs. 50.70 crore (Friday Rs. 16.72 crore, Saturday Rs. 16.54 cr.,...
  • West Bengal: Mamata attacks BJP, Left over killing of jute mill CEO June 15, 2014

    Kolkata: Condemning the killing of a CEO of a jute mill allegedly by workers in Hooghly district, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday alleged that it was an act of the "CPI(M) and BJP goons". "It is very unfortunate. I heard that the unions of the CPIM and...
  • West Bengal: Jute mill workers beat CEO to death June 15, 2014

    Hooghly: In a tragic incident, the workers of a jute mill in West Bengal's Hooghly beat their CEO to death. The workers were angry with the CEO, SK Maheshwari and pelted stones at him and beat him with iron rods. The factory's General Manager and Chief Security Officer were also injured...
  • Murthy makes way for Sikka at Infosys June 14, 2014

    Bangalore: One of India's most revolutionary entrepreneurs NR Narayan Murthy on Saturday got up to take charge of his last annual general meeting at Infosys. The hall was hush with memories and expectations. Murthy, S Gopalakrishnan and S D Shibulal were all stepping down from their executive roles at Infosys. "We...
  • Infosys CEO to work out of US; travel frequently to Bangalore June 12, 2014

    Bangalore: Vishal Sikka scored two firsts when Infosys named him its next chief operating officer and managing director. Sikka is the first person outside the group of founders appointed to the position in the company's three decadeold history. He'll also be the first to operate out of California and will spend...
  • WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum takes a dig at Apple for 'copying' features June 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Apple previewed a spate of new features in its upcoming iOS 8 software at the annual developers conference in San Francisco on Monday, and quite a few of them appeared to be borrowed or copied from existing services. The Cupertino giant appears to have lifted a few of WhatsApp...
  • Apple says has sold over 800 million iOS devices June 3, 2014

    San Francisco: Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook, opening the iPhone maker's annual developers' conference on Monday, said the iPhone maker has sold more than 800 million mobile devices. Some 130 million customers bought their first Apple mobile device in the past 12 months, Cook said. Developers converged on the Moscone Center...
  • No immediate plans to launch Twitter in China: CEO May 29, 2014

    Washington: Twitter hopes to eventually find a way to launch a service in China but has no immediate plans in the country, chief executive Dick Costolo said Wednesday. Costolo told the Code Conference that the messaging service is in the "very beginning stages of conversations about what it would look like...
  • AP court rejects bail plea of Amway India CEO William Pinckney May 28, 2014

    Hyderabad: A local court in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh today rejected the bail petition moved by Amway India CEO William Scott Pinckney, arrested in connection with a criminal case filed against the direct selling company. The court while rejecting the bail plea, allowed police to take him into fiveday custody...
  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg ordered to appear in court in Iran May 27, 2014

    Tehran: A judge in southern Iran has ordered Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to appear in court to answer complaints by individuals who say Facebookowned applications Instagram and Whatsapp violate their privacy, semiofficial news agency ISNA reported today. It quoted Ruhollah Momen Nasab, an official with the paramilitary Basij force,...
  • Intel CEO looks to amateur inventors for wearable innovations May 18, 2014

    San Mateo: Intel Corp's Chief Executive Officer Brian Krzanich mingled with electronics buffs at Silicon Valley's annual maker mecca on Saturday as the chipmaker looks to amateur inventors to inspire a new wave of smart clothing. With sales of smartphones losing steam, technology companies including Intel believe that wearable computing devices...
  • LS polls: Rajasthan CEO for swift declaration of election results May 12, 2014

    Rajasthan Chief Electoral Officer A K Jain on Monday asked District Election Officers/District Collectors to prepare for swift and accurate declaration of Lok Sabha poll results on May 16. Counting related preparations be completed at all centres amid unprecedented security arrangements, the CEO told the District Election Officers during a meeting...
  • Watch: Rajeev Suri speaks on his new role as Nokia CEO April 29, 2014

    Rajeev Suri speaks as he takes on the role of CEO of Nokia. Suri joined Nokia in 1995 and has held a wide range of leadership positions in the company. He is a graduate from the Manipal Institute of Technology, and will take over as Nokia CEO on May 1. ...
  • Who is Nokia's new CEO Rajeev Suri? April 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Nokia says it has appointed Rajeev Suri to head the new company after it sold its ailing mobile phone unit to Microsoft last week. But who is Rajeev Suri? Here is everything we know about Rajeev Suri. 46yearold Suri, born in India, has been with Nokia for almost 20...
  • Nokia names Indiaborn Rajeev Suri as new CEO April 29, 2014

    Helsinki: Rajeev Suri will become the new chief executive of Finnish telecommunications gear maker Nokia, the company said on Tuesday, adding that it would return an extra 1 billion euros to shareholders from the sale of its phone unit. Suri, 46, until now led Nokia Solutions and Networks, the smaller...
  • Indian-origin tech CEO Gurbaksh Chahal convicted of kicking his girlfriend 117 times, escapes jail time, ordered community service April 25, 2014

    An Indian-origin tech CEO, who pleaded misdemeanor, domestic violence and battery charges, escaped without any jail time and was asked to do community service despite kicking his girlfriend 117 times, recorded in the security footage of his home, the Huffington Post reported. RadiumOne CEO Gurbaksh Chahal, 31, dodged 45 felony counts...
  • Ex-Apple CEO John Sculley to launch budget Obi mobiles in India April 17, 2014

    John Sculley, the former chief of Apple who apparently fired the late Steve Jobs from the company in the mid-1980s, is funding a venture that aims to launch low-cost smartphones in India that will be priced between Rs 5,000 and Rs 8,000. Sculley is bullish on growth in the Indian...