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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. McMillon will step in for Duke effective on February 1, and has been voted into the Walmart board of directors …

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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. Back in January, then-CEO Jason Kilar announced the he would step down at the end of Q1. In March, Hulu …

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Mark Zuckerberg Buys 4 New Homes For More Privacy

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 market, offering absurdly high prices to the homeowners. It seems that Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, that guy we all …

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Microsoft Wants To Replace Ballmer Before The End Of 2013 [Report]

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 board wants to get him out the door much sooner. Bloomberg reports that Microsoft’s board is working tirelessly to replace …

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Ford CEO Alan Mulally To Replace Steve Ballmer At Microsoft [Rumor]

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 regarding a replacement. Some thought that the company would internally replace Ballmer, but a new rumor has named an unlikely …

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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 Company CEO Alan Mulally. According to AllThingsD, Microsoft and Mulally are in serious talks, though no formal contract negotiations have …

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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 has lead Best Buy to a resurgence and accompanying increases in profit, reportedly sold 20% of his stake in the …

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Steve Ballmer To Retire As Microsoft CEO Within 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 9, or whatever else is next, but it looks like the CEO that wouldn’t quit is finally doing just that. …

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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 today that its CEO, William Lynch, has resigned effective immediately. The resignation set off a chain of executive movement with …

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Men’s Wearhouse: Zimmer, CEO, Is Fired

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 postponed. As of now, there’s been no comment from Zimmer, who was not only the executive chairman, but the face …

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McDonald’s CEO Sheds 20 Pounds On A ‘McDiet’

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 over the last year by simply exercising. He revealed that he still eats McDonald’s every day though. McDonald’s and other …

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Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs Stepping Down Later This Year

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 that Kovacs will be stepping down as the CEO of the non-profit later this year. He won’t be gone entirely, …

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