All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘resignation’

Bishop Tebartz-van Elst Dismissed by Pope

The Vatican announced Wednesday that the resignation of embattled Bishop of Limburg Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst had been accepted. Pope Francis had temporarily expelled the German bishop from his diocese back in October, due to his $42.7 million project to build a new residence. The Pope had initially refused to completely remove Tebartz-van Elst from his post in Limburg, though many …

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Enrico Letta Resigns: Renzi’s Eyes Are On The Prize

Enrico Letta officially resigned from the Italian Prime Minister position this week. This move follows a discontent by many in past months regarding his indecisive actions and slow-moving reforms. The Democratic Party agreed that changes in government and new reforms are crucial to maintain power until 2018, thus implying that he should resign. Foreseeing this moment, Letta made a last …

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NSA “Cybercommander-In-Chief” & His Deputy To Resign

It’s been said that no publicity is bad publicity, but if you happen to be Gen. Keith Alexander, this year would contain enough bad publicity to drown even walking scandal Anthony Weiner. From the news that he wasted taxpayer dollars on fulfilling his Starfleet captain’s complex to his metadata dragnet of American citizens’ personal information, Alexander has had a tough …

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Ben Jealous Resigns as President of the NAACP

Benjamin Todd Jealous announced on Sunday that he will be stepping down as president of the United States civil rights organization, the NAACP. He has given his resignation after serving as president of the organization for five years. “The NAACP has always been the largest civil rights organization in the streets, and today it is also the largest civil rights …

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Best Buy is Leaking Board Members

Best Buy has announced through an SEC filing that two long-standing Best Buy board members have jumped ship. G. Mike Milkan has vacated the Best Buy board on his way to becoming president of ESL Investments. Milkan was named interim CEO of Best Buy last year, after former CEO Brian Dunn resigned his position amid a sex scandal. Matthew Paull, …

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Yahoo Chief Product Officer Quits

Although Yahoo Inc. has not made an official announcement on the matter, it has been reported that Blake Irving, chief product officer for the company, has quit. His resignation is said to have been planned ahead of Yahoo’s layoff announcement earlier this week. Yahoo has been undergoing a massive restructuring, and the new plan will eventually eliminate the department that …

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Pinterest Co-Founder Paul Sciarra Resigns

Paul Sciarra, co-founder of Pinterest, is leaving the company, according to multiple sources to reporting to Startup Grind. It isn’t clear why Sciarra has opted to leave, but sources claim that he will be out within the next week or two. Attempts to contact Sciarra via email were met with an auto-reply.

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