| Oct 23, 2013
| 8:00 AM
In the upcoming movie "Ender's Game," boy warrior Ender Wiggin faces a series of challenges as he embarks on a journey to battle insect-like creatures that threaten to destroy the planet.
The movie also is a test for the film's co-producer, Digital...
| 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...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 11:53 AM
The president and chief executive of People's United Financial Inc. received a compensation package of $3.6 million in 2013, a 20 percent increase from 2012, according to a shareholder filing Friday.
In addition, Jack Barnes, who has led the parent of...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 11:20 AM
Northeast Utilities Chief Executive Officer Thomas J. May made 28 percent less last year than he did in 2012, according to regulatory filings made Friday.
May, who also is chairman of the company's board of directors, took home $11.83 million in 2013,...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 6:00 AM
In his only big-screen film role, Activision Blizzard Inc. Chief Executive Bobby Kotick appeared in "Moneyball" as a penny-pinching owner of the Oakland Athletics baseball team.
"I'm asking you to be OK not spending money that I don't have," he tells...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 1:59 PM
As television viewers increasingly watch shows days and weeks after they originally air, broadcasters are trying to get paid for more of those views.
On Tuesday, CBS Corp. Chief Executive Leslie Moonves said advertisers are increasingly willing to pay...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:25 PM
It's one of Hollywood's longest-running guessing games: Who will succeed Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger? And it just got a little more interesting.
Anne Sweeney's announcement this week that she will step down as head of...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Chong Guk "C.G." Kum is president and chief executive of Hanmi Financial Corp., the oldest bank based in L.A.'s Koreatown. Nearly 10% of Hanmi's loans were delinquent in 2010. But the bank has cut that to 1%, raised capital and in June it hired...
| Nov 24, 2013
The gig: Greg Dollarhyde, 61, runs Veggie Grill, where the CEO title, he says, stands for "chief energizing officer." The Santa Monica fast-casual restaurant chain, which serves all plant-based food, was launched in 2006. The number of units doubled...
| 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...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Two years after the creation of SAG-AFTRA, national executive director David White has reorganized the top staff of the performers union.
White made the disclosure at Saturday's meeting of the SAG-AFTRA national board, with chief administrative officer...