Will Morris named Morris Communications CEO

...immediately.Will Morris succeeds his father as CEO, while his father continues as chairman...years in that role.In his new role as CEO, Will Morris, 55, will have direct operational...Communications Co. in 1996.In 2013, he was named CEO of Morris Venture Capi tal, a new division...

Clint Bowyer faces uncertain future

...his position at the end of the season, saying Thursday the time was right to move on after 2½ seasons on the job.IndyCar CEO Mark Miles said he believed Walker felt he'd lost the support of the paddock. Miles also said Walker felt responsible for...

Augusta banker named president of State Bank & Trust

...division for the State Bank system, which includes Atlanta and middle Georgia. He will report to Thomas Wiley Jr., who is the CEO of the financial services company and held the president's title before the merger."Remer is one of the most respected bankers...

P&G's sales dip again on softer volume, exchange rates

...this week, P&G also said company veteran David Taylor will take over as CEO starting Nov. 1. Taylor, who heads its global beauty, grooming and health...succeeds A.G. Lafley, who had returned from retirement to serve as CEO in 2013.

Generic drug leader Teva acquires Allergan unit

...with more access to affordable medicines.Brent Saunders, the CEO and president of Allergan, said the sale would help his company...company's website, it began producing drugs in the 1930s.Its late CEO, Eli Hurwitz, ran the company from 1976 to 2002 and received...

Boston drops bid for 2024 Olympics

...will play host to another Olympics ? into flux. Only seven weeks remain before cities have to be officially nominated. USOC CEO Scott Blackmun said the federation wants to stay in the race. If so, Los Angeles would be the likely choice.Blackmun said...

Burger King's sales get another boost from Chicken Fries

...in response to customer demands.The campaign was so successful the company brought them back this year.Restaurant Brands CEO Daniel Schwartz said Chicken Fries are profitable as well because they have a high gross margin and restaurants sell a lot of...

Business news

...quarterly revenue.Twitter is "not satisfied" with its user growth, co-founder Jack Dorsey, who replaced Dick Costolo as CEO earlier this month, said Tuesday after the earnings report. But that's unlikely to change any time soon.Twitter doesn't...

Federal officials fault company in fatal crash of commercial spacecraft

...flight-test program."We remain as humbled as ever by the difficulty of our work and the challenges of space," said Virgin Galactic CEO George T. Whitesides. "To date, only 549 people have gone to space, and we are as passionate and resolved as ever to increase...

Mega-merger would bolster Blue Cross in Georgia

...WellStar Health System entered talks to potentially acquire five Tenet Healthcare hospitals in the greater Atlanta area.Anthem CEO Joseph Swedish has said the Cigna deal could generate nearly $2 billion in annual synergies, which generally refer to cost...