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1 year 7 months ago

Yahoo pays CEO $1.1M bonus for 5 months of work

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer received a $1.1 million bonus for her first five-and-half months running the Internet company. The award disclosed Wednesday supplements Mayer's annual salary of $1 million and $56 million in long-term stock compensations that she received after Yahoo Inc. lured her away from...

2 years 4 months ago

USOC CEO: Our athletes are safe

Scott Blackmun, the CEO of the United States Olympic Committee headquartered in Colorado Springs says America's athletes are safe from the smoke caused by the Waldo Canyon Fire burning in the foothills west of town. Many of Team USA's swimmers, gymnasts and track and field competitors are out of...

3 years 7 months ago

Interim CEO hired at Silver Key

Silver Key Senior Services has hired Robin McGrath as interim CEO and President. According to a news release from Silver Key, McGrath has a long history with nonprofits in the greater Colorado Springs area, most recently as the Chief Operating Officer of Pikes Peak Hospice and Palliative Care. ...

4 years 3 months ago

BP confirms Hayward departure as CEO

BP says Tony Hayward will step down as chief executive officer Oct. 1, to be succeeded by American Robert Dudley. In a statement accompanying its earnings update on Tuesday, BP says the decision was made by "mutual agreement." BP also reports it has taken a pretax charge of $32.2...

4 years 5 months ago

Colorado ranks 8th in business survey

Chief Executive Magazine ranks Colorado as the 8th best state in which to do business. Colorado moved up two spaces in 2010. Texas remains number one, with California at the bottom of the list. The magazine surveyed 650 CEOs to arrive at the rankings. They considered regulation, tax...

4 years 5 months ago

Colorado ranks 8th in business survey

Chief Executive Magazine ranks Colorado as the 8th best state in which to do business. Colorado moved up two spaces in 2010. Texas remains number one, with California at the bottom of the list. The magazine surveyed 650 CEOs to arrive at the rankings. They considered regulation, tax...

4 years 5 months ago

Pikes Peak YMCA names new CEO

The Pikes Peak YMCA named Dan Dummermuth as its next CEO. He'll replace Merv Bennett. Over the next eight months Dummermuth will serve as CEO Designate. Bennett and the Board of Directors will oversee the transition. Dummermuth has served as Senior Vice- President of Operations at the YMCA...

4 years 8 months ago

PBR leader leaving for top job at IRL

Randy Bernard, the CEO of the Professional Bull Riders headquartered in Pueblo, is resigning his position to take the top job at the Indy Racing League. Bernard joined PBR in August of 1995. As CEO, Bernard led bull riding to a stand alone sport. Under his leadership, the PBR...

4 years 9 months ago

GM chairman to become permanent CEO

General Motors Co. Chairman Ed Whitacre Jr., who has been serving as interim CEO since Dec. 1, has been named permanent CEO of the automaker. Whitacre took the interim CEO post when the board ousted former CEO Fritz Henderson. The company hired a search firm to find a permanent...

4 years 9 months ago

Emphasis on ethics

In the wake of all of the large corporate scandals that have grabbed headlines recently there's a greater demand for business ethics education at colleges and universities. On Tuesday, the Daniels Fund announced via teleconference the creation of a $7.5 million grant to be divided among six western colleges...

4 years 9 months ago

USOC names Blackmun as new CEO

The United States Olympic Committee has named Scott Blackmun as its new chief executive officer. The announcement was made at a news conference Wednesday morning at the Olympic Training Center. Blackmun has signed a four year contract with a base salary of $450,000 a year. He is currently...

4 years 9 months ago

USOC to tab Blackmun as new CEO

Two people familiar with the decision say the U.S. Olympic Committee has turned to Scott Blackmun, a former interim leader for the organization, to become its third chief executive officer in the past 10 months. The two people say Blackmun will be announced as the new CEO on Wednesday. They...

4 years 10 months ago

Frontier to start Denver-to-Fairbanks air service

Denver-based Frontier Airlines announced Thursday it is starting seasonal summer service to Fairbanks International Airport. The nonstop flights from Denver will start May 14 and continue four days a week through Sept. 12. Fairbanks Convention & Visitors Bureau president and CEO Deb Hickok praised the news. Hickok says expanded air...

5 years 1 month ago

Intel CEO: PC sales could rise in 2009

Intel Corp. CEO Paul Otellini says the personal-computer market is pulling out of its slump faster than many analysts expect. Otellini said at a conference Tuesday that he expects PC sales to be "flat to slightly up" this year from last. That diverges from forecasts from market research firms IDC...

5 years 1 month ago

Former airline CEO backs tarmac delay limit

A former CEO of American Airlines is backing imposition of a three-hour time limit on how long airlines can strand passengers on airport tarmacs. Robert Crandall parted company from his former industry colleagues and joined passengers rights advocates Tuesday as they took their case to Congress. Crandall said he supports...

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