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Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff in overhaul

...begun a search for a new chief executive for the airline, which is likely to be completed by the end of this year.Current CEO Ahmad Jauhari Yahya will continue to head Malaysia Airlines until its new incarnation is established in July next year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-29/malaysia-airlines-cut-6000
Ray Guy Award was boost for punter, Augusta Sports Council

...proposition. It gives Augusta one more landmark event. The Augusta Sports Council owns this award."Brinsley Thigpen, the current CEO of the Augusta Sports Council, said the award shows that Augusta and the surrounding area is a sports destination...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-01/ray-guy-award-was-boost-punte
Company spotlight: Qualcomm

...since October 2011. He was named as CEO elect and will join the company's board. He will continue to serve as Qualcomm's president and officially become CEO on March 4.At that time, current CEO Paul Jacobs will become executive chairman.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-14/company-spotlight-qualcomm
Fairfax to buy BlackBerry for $4.7 billion

...option to back out. The announcement made no mention of any penalty should Fairfax back out.Watsa is likely to keep current CEO Thorsten Heins in the job should the deal happen. He said in April that he's a big supporter of Heins and has called...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-09-23/fairfax-buy-blackberry-47-
Borders asks court for OK to liquidate

...with the industry and lost book, music and video sales to the Internet and other competition. By the time Borders' current CEO, financier Bennett LeBow, came aboard in May 2010, bankruptcy was already a strong possibility.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-07-18/borders-asks-court-ok-liqu
New BP CEO took unusual turns to top

...standing within BP and along the Gulf Coast has risen since he took over BP's response to the oil spill in June from current CEO Tony Hayward, who will remain on BP's board until Nov. 30.Dudley delivered BP's message ? don't worry, we're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-07-27/new-bp-ceo-followed-unusua
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Bob Allen, former AT&T chief, won't cry over Bell system's end

...successors, but it seemed to me the wireless business was an integral part of consumer services," Allen said. As for current CEO David Dorman, Allen said, "He's done a good job of trying to weave through some tough battlefields and get some...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/20/bus_443772.shtml
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Additional business news

...unit, has worked 25 years as an airline executive for Northwest, Eastern and American airlines. D. Joseph Corr, current CEO and president of the Orlando-based AirTran, will return to Houston to run his company, D. Joseph Corr Inc., which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/07/bus_249451.shtml
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Hamburger chain lowers number of expected restaurant openings

...pointed out that former McDonald's chairman and CEO Jim Cantalupo, who died unexpectedly earlier this year, and current CEO Charlie Bell had said for months that the company's focus for the time being would be on improving sales at existing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/07/bus_424542.shtml
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4 China execs are fired after corruption audit

...specific individuals, including former Lucent Chief Executive Officer Richard McGinn and Donald K. Peterson, the current CEO of Lucent spinoff Avaya Inc., of Basking Ridge. Lucent shares fell 10 cents Tuesday to close at $4.32 on the New...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/07/bus_411284.shtml
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