Howard Schultz to Step Down as Starbucks CEO

Howard Schultz to Step Down as Starbucks CEO

Howard Schultz announced on Thursday that he will be stepping down as CEO of Starbucks on April 3, 2017, handing over control of 25,000 coffee shops in 75 countries. Schultz will remain executive chairman while the CEO position is shifted to Kevin Johnson, the current...
Started from the Bottom: Gracia C. Martore

Started from the Bottom: Gracia C. Martore

There’s nothing better than an old-fashioned American success story. Enter Gracia C. Martore, the current President and Chief Executive Officer of Gannett Co., a publicly traded media holding company. The largest U.S. newspaper publisher, its publications include USA...
Rupert Murdoch Split News Corp to Increase Value

Rupert Murdoch Split News Corp to Increase Value

In 2012, Australian-born media mogul Rupert Murdoch made an announcement that set of major changes for his news conglomerate, News Corporation: the company would be splitting into two separate companies. One company would focus on media and entertainment, while the...
Rosalind Brewer Is a Woman With Drive

Rosalind Brewer Is a Woman With Drive

Rosalind Brewer didn’t begin her career as a high-powered businesswoman. With a degree in chemistry, she started her 22-year tenure at Kimberly-Clark Corp as a scientist. Today, she is the President and CEO of Sam’s Club, a Wal-Mart revenue division. How did Brewer...
Best Career Paths: Technology Takes the Cake

Best Career Paths: Technology Takes the Cake

For those looking to start (or re-start) their careers, technology is the clear and free way to go. Not only are technology jobs experiencing a serious boom in growth, but they are also often well-paid. We are living in an age that relies more than ever on technology,...
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