What will Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos do as executive chair?

Feb 3, 2021
He'll be a strategic adviser to the new CEO. And with millions of shares of company stock, he'll have a lot of say in his role.
Jeff Bezos will most likely maintain plenty of power at Amazon. Above, Bezos, left, addresses moderator Charlie Rose and the Economic Club of New York in 2016.
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"The next Steve Jobs might just be named Stephanie."

Nov 4, 2019
A new book outlines the experience of 31 female founders and CEOs in business today.
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Temps at the top

Apr 23, 2019
About a third of Trump's cabinet members are temps, an arrangement the private sector knows a thing or two about.
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What's ahead for Best Buy's new CEO?

Apr 15, 2019
Corie Barry will replace Hubert Joly in June.
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Apple shares drop after news of waning iPhone sales

Jan 3, 2019
Cook also attributes challenges in China to the projected downturn in revenue.
Apple CEO Tim Cook delivers the keynote address at the Apple 2012 World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) at Moscone West on June 11, 2012 in San Francisco, California.
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Can a company boss have too much power?

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Nov 19, 2018
The chairman of Nissan Motors, Carlos Ghosn, has been arrested by Japanese prosecutors. He’s accused of underreporting his income on financial statements. Nissan says it’ll fire him this week and Nissan’s CEO says Ghosn’s arrest shows that too much power had been concentrated in one person for too long. Click the audio player above to […]

Kaiser Permanente's CEO on how the mission of health care is changing

Nov 7, 2018
"You're going to continue to see the health care industry evolve," Bernard Tyson says.
“The thing that fascinates me still about hospitals is that you have the whole continuum of life going on inside of the four walls of a hospital,” says Bernard Tyson, Kaiser Permanente CEO.
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How luxury consignment works at The RealReal

Oct 17, 2018
"People aren't going to stop buying Gucci, they're just not."
Julie Wainwright is CEO of luxury consignment company The RealReal.
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How luxury consignment works at The RealReal

Oct 17, 2018
"People aren't going to stop buying Gucci, they're just not," said Julie Wainwright, co-founder and CEO.
Julie Wainwright is CEO of luxury consignment company The RealReal.
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General Electric: What's an industrial conglomerate to do?

Oct 1, 2018
General Electric told investors Monday it has ousted CEO John Flannery after only about a year in the job. The company said it’s also going to miss profit forecasts this year. These are tough times at one of America’s most iconic businesses, which raises the question: What is the role of an industrial conglomerate like […]
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