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LivingSocial Taps eBay Exec for CEO

LivingSocial Taps eBay Exec for CEO

By Josh Wolford July 15, 2014

Daily deals company LivingSocial has just poached an eBay exec to be their next CEO, following January’s announcement that longtime head Tim O’Shaughnessy would be resigning. Your new LivingSocial CEO is Gautam Thakar. Thakar was eBay advertising General Manager since …

Roger Ailes Allegedly Offered Employee Raise For Sex Roger Ailes Allegedly Offered Employee Raise For Sex

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The highly anticipated new biography of Fox News CEO Roger Ailes reveal some shocking allegations including sexism and anti-Semitism. The New York Times got an advance copy of the “The Loudest Voice in The Room,” by media reporter Gabriel Sherman. According …

Michael P. Huseby Appointed CEO Of Barnes & Noble Michael P. Huseby Appointed CEO Of Barnes & Noble

Back in July of last year, Barnes & Noble announced that its former CEO, William Lynch, was to resign immediately. The resignation set off a huge executive shuffle with Michael P. Huseby being named CEO of Nook Media and President …

Ford Says Alan Mulally Is Not Leaving For Microsoft Ford Says Alan Mulally Is Not Leaving For Microsoft

Ever since talks began of who was going to replace outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, Ford CEO Alan Mulally topped the list of potential candidates. His inclusion was rather exciting for some as he previously turned Ford around at the …

Dinni Jain Joins Time Warner Cable As Its New COO Dinni Jain Joins Time Warner Cable As Its New COO

In 2011, Time Warner Cable acquired Insight Communications – a telecom that served communities in Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio. Now the former president and COO of Insight is taking on a bigger role within Time Warner Cable. Time Warner Cable …

Walmart Announces Their New CEO: Doug McMillon Walmart Announces Their New CEO: Doug McMillon

The current CEO of Walmart International, Doug McMillon, will be replacing the Walmart CEO, Mike Duke, after he retires next year. Currently, McMillon oversees 6,300 Walmart’s located outside of the United States and more than 800,000 employees in 26 countries. …

Fox’s Mike Hopkins Is Your New Hulu CEO Fox’s Mike Hopkins Is Your New Hulu CEO

As expected, Hulu has just announced that Mike Hopkins will be the new CEO. “The sky is the limit for Hulu,” he said in an email to the Hulu team. Here’s a (very) brief rundown of the Hulu CEO situation. …

Mark Zuckerberg Buys 4 New Homes For More Privacy Mark Zuckerberg Buys 4 New Homes For More Privacy
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Mark Zuckerberg is worried about privacy, and as a result he decided to buy four houses that were owned by neighbors of his. He bought four houses near his home in Palo Alto, California that were not even on the …

Microsoft Wants To Replace Ballmer This Year Microsoft Wants To Replace Ballmer This Year

In late August, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said that he would retire within the next 12 months. That gives him until August 2014 to hand the reigns over to somebody else. While that could certainly happen, it seems that Microsoft’s …

Ford CEO Alan Mulally May Move To Microsoft Ford CEO Alan Mulally May Move To Microsoft

It was announced last month that Steve Ballmer would be stepping down as CEO of Microsoft after 33 years with the company and 13 years as its CEO. Since then, there’s been no word out of Microsoft’s board of directors …

Alan Mulally Could Run Microsoft Alan Mulally Could Run Microsoft

After Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer announced his plan to retire within the next 12 months, the company has been trying to figure out the best candidate to replace him. According to a new report, it could be Ford Motor …

Best Buy CEO Dumps Stake To Pay For Divorce

Divorces are always a little messy. They tend to be especially harsh when there is money involved. That is the lesson that is being learned the hard way by the CEO of electronic retail giant Best Buy. Hubert Joly, who …

Steve Ballmer Will Retire In The Next 12 Months Steve Ballmer Will Retire In The Next 12 Months

For the past 13 years, Steve Ballmer has ruled Microsoft as its CEO. He oversaw the rollout of four Windows operating systems including the most recent Windows 8. Most of us thought he’d be around for the release of Windows …

Barnes & Noble CEO William Lynch Has Resigned Barnes & Noble CEO William Lynch Has Resigned

The bookstore business is in a transition period and Barnes & Noble has caught the worst of it. The company is shuffling around its executives for a fresh perspective, and hopefully better returns later this year. Barnes & Noble announced …

Men’s Wearhouse: Zimmer, CEO, Is Fired Men’s Wearhouse: Zimmer, CEO, Is Fired
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Men’s Wearhouse announced today that the founder of the company, George Zimmer, has been fired, but did not say why. The announcement comes on the same day the company was to have its annual shareholder’s meeting, which has now been …

McDonald's CEO Sheds 20 Pounds On A 'McDiet' McDonald's CEO Sheds 20 Pounds On A 'McDiet'
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Can you really lose weight while eating McDonald’s every single day? The company’s CEO seems to think that a “McDiet” is doable with proper exercise. Speaking at an analyst conference, McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson said that he’s lost 20 pounds …

Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs Stepping Down This Year Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs Stepping Down This Year
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In late 2010, Mozilla appointed Gary Kovacs as its CEO as the non-profit began development on Firefox OS. As the launch of Firefox OS nears, Mozilla is now once again on the lookout for a new CEO. Mozilla announced today …