| Dec 6, 2013
| 2:54 PM
When United Neighborhood Organization CEO Juan Rangel held a school opening ceremony or Latino leadership forum, he could count on some of Illinois’ most powerful politicians to show and often provide substantial financial backing.
That kind of...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 6:03 PM
Two years into his tenure, Chicago Housing Authority CEO Charles Woodyard has stepped down from his high-level post, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel has become disenchanted with the slow pace of transforming the city's public housing.
Although the mayor praised...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 9:11 AM
The streaming music service Rdio has tapped Anthony Bay -- a former digital media executive at Amazon.com Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Apple Inc. -- as its new chief executive.
This ends a search that began in June when the company's former CEO, Drew...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Los Angeles-based Aecom Technology Corp. has appointed Michael S. Burke, who joined the company in 2005, as chief executive.
Burke, 50, will succeed John M. Dionisio, 65, who has been nominated to be executive chairman of the company's board of...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 7:28 AM
Lululemon Athletica Inc., the upscale yogawear purveyor that has recently courted controversy, reported third-quarter earnings that by all accounts exceeded Wall Street’s expectations.
It was the company’s forecast for its future that has...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 8:01 AM
The federal government shutdown has now gone on for more than a week, and Starbucks Corp. Chief Executive Howard Schultz is none too pleased about it.
In a letter to other business leaders posted late Monday on the company's website, Schultz is...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Q. I am bored out of my mind with my job. Don't get me wrong; I'm grateful to have a job, but I've been doing the same thing for years and could do it in my sleep. How can you regain some enthusiasm for a job that you've been doing for years?
| Aug 28, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Nearly 40% of the nation’s best-paid CEOs over the past two decades were either fired, forced to take government bailouts or in charge of companies that paid huge amounts in fraud-related claims.
That’s the conclusion of a report Wednesday...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:13 AM
Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s board members on Monday elected a new chief executive and president to replace Mike Duke, 63.
Doug McMillon, 47, is scheduled to take the reins on Feb. 1, the company said, about four years after Duke stepped into the...
| Sep 29, 2013
When superstorm Sandy swamped the East Coast last year, Heather Becker's crew performed triage in a warehouse outside of New York City as 2,000 pieces of artwork poured in from private and corporate collections.
And now calls are trickling in from...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Kathy Thomson, the president and chief operating officer of the Los Angeles Times, announced that she is leaving the newspaper at the end of this month.
In an email to the staff, Thomson said she is departing for “another challenging opportunity&...