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SkyMall files for bankruptcy as passengers find new distractions

...UPS, specialty retailer Hammacher Schlemmer and American Express.In a statement Friday, SkyMall's acting chief executive officer, Scott Wiley, said that on Jan. 9 the company hired bankers to pursue a possible sale. A week later, SkyMall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-23/skymall-files-bankruptcy-p
Overtime

Augusta Sports CouncilCEO Thigpen is leaving positionBrinsley Thigpen, the Augusta Sports Council's chief executive officer, has announced she will resign at the end of January.Thigpen, who started Aug. 10, 2011, will transition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-01-13/overtime
Former Chronicle editor named CEO of InsiderAdvantage/Internet News

...communications consultant, and who once served as editorial page editor for The Augusta Chronicle, was named chief executive officer for InsiderAdvantage/Internet News.Matt Towery, co-founder and CEO of the companies since 2000 will remain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-07/former-chronicle-editor-na
Champions Club Roundup kicks off 36th annual Augusta Futurity

...few variations in the show."I can't believe we've been here 36 years," said Morris, the chairman and chief executive officer of Morris Communications Co. and publisher of The Augusta Chronicle. "Some of you have been to every one of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/futurity/2015-01-13/champions-club-roundup-k
Hawks owners approve plan to sell team

...have to pay a $75 million early termination fee if they leave Philips Arena before the 2018-19 season.Hawks chief executive officer Steve Koonin had no comment.The announcement was expected following reports last week the full ownership group...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-01-08/hawks-owners-approve-plan-sel
Sanford got payout from lender after taking office

...Tree.com in 2013 far exceeded the $139,590 salary he earned as governor that year.Tree.com founder and Chief Executive Officer Doug Lebda told AP that "he was worth it," adding 10 times the value of what he was paid.Frenkel, now in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-16/sanford-got-payout-lender-
City Ink: Politicians stuffed with favors at potluck

...Mayor-elect Davis, you have said you'll be the CEO in Augusta government. What do you think CEO stands for?A: Chief Executive Officer.Q: No, no, no! It stands for Chief Eunuch in Office. But is it true you said you plan to expand the role...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-12-13/city-ink-politi
Hagel out as defense chief

...first three years of Obama's first term. Flournoy, who would be the first woman to head the Pentagon, is now chief executive officer of the Center for a New American Security, a think tank that she co-founded. Hagel is a Republican who served...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-24/hegal-out-defense-chief
Driverless drone cars headed our way

ATLANTA -- In September, General Motors' chief executive officer, Mary Barra, announced that her company would have on the road in two years vehicles that communicate with each other and "highly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-17/driverless-drone-cars-head
Online resources cater to high schoolers studying college options

...process is very opaque," said Matthew Pittinsky, a co-founder of the education technology giant Blackboard and chief executive officer of Parchment. "And what's happing now is that they (students) are beginning to share data with each other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-11-01/how-pick-college-data-crunchers-hop