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CEOs Tossing Fewer F-Bombs as Economy Improves

The chief executive officer of Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. is no stranger to profanity in his calls with analysts. On May 5, James Hagedorn did something different: After swearing, he apologized. Bad ...
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Warren Buffett Gives $2B to Gates Foundation

Warren Buffett, the second-richest person in the U.S., made his largest single charitable contribution with a gift of $2.1 billion to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as he seeks to encourage ...
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AIG’s Hancock to Get $11.8M Pay Package as CEO

American International Group Inc.’s Peter Hancock will get a compensation package of $11.8 million a year as the insurer’s new chief executive officer. The short-term incentive will be $3.2 ...
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Board Planning: When the CEO Has Cancer

When Goldman Sachs' then-senior partner, Gus Levy, suffered a stroke in the middle of a client meeting in 1976 and died shortly after, the bank's management didn't know who would lead the firm. No ...
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Gressier to Step Down from AXIS COO Spot

AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd. said Jack Gressier stepped down just months after the Bermuda-based insurer and reinsurer named him chief operating officer.

Gressier, 46, won’t be ...