Category Archives: Corporate Appointments

Teads’ New President Monique Pintarelli Cites Barbara Walters As Inspiration

Teads’ New President Monique Pintarelli Cites Barbara Walters As Inspiration by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, January 3, 2023 The global media platform Teads on Wednesday will announce the promotion of Monique Pintarelli to president of North America. In her new role, Pintarelli will continue to report to Teads co-CEO Jeremy Arditi and expand her role to … Continue reading Teads’ New President Monique Pintarelli Cites Barbara Walters As Inspiration

6 tips to impress the C-suite with year-end marketing reports

Don’t miss the opportunity to create year-end presentations for the executive team and demonstrate your team’s accomplishments. Lindsay DiLemmo on December 16, 2022 Demonstrating your team’s accomplishments with year-end reporting is an opportunity no marketer should pass up. Your executive team will appreciate a reminder of achievements in one presentation.  Most of us have felt … Continue reading 6 tips to impress the C-suite with year-end marketing reports

WPP Acquires Shopify Commerce Specialist Diff

WPP Acquires Shopify Commerce Specialist Diff by Richard Whitman , Columnist, December 9, 2022 WPP is bolstering its North American commerce capabilities with the acquisition of Montreal-based Diff. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.  Diff provides commerce solutions for the rapidly growing Shopify commerce ecosystem. Services include growth strategy, front-end design, site optimization and system integrations. Founded … Continue reading WPP Acquires Shopify Commerce Specialist Diff

Arrival CEO steps back amidst the electric van startup’s financial woes

Arrival pauses work on its electric bus and car projects The company reportedly needs to manage its dwindling cash pile.     Daniel   Cooper|@danielwcooper Anglo-American EV startup Arrival is putting its groundbreaking bus and car projects on ice as it struggles to manage its cash reserves. The Financial Times reports that the company, which … Continue reading Arrival CEO steps back amidst the electric van startup’s financial woes

Boomerang CEOs have a bad track record lately, but Iger’s return makes sense for Disney

  By James Surowiecki November 23, 2022 In January 2008, Starbucks made a shock announcement: Its founder and former CEO, Howard Schultz, who had stepped down seven years earlier, would be returning to run the company once again. Starbucks’ stock price had fallen 42% in 2007, as the company saw its growth slow dramatically, and … Continue reading Boomerang CEOs have a bad track record lately, but Iger’s return makes sense for Disney

Bob Iger returns to Disney as CEO: Stock price soars, Wall Street cheers. Here’s what to know

  By Michael Grothaus November 21, 2022 In one of the most unexpected business twists of the year, the Walt Disney Company announced late last night that former CEO Bob Iger is returning to lead the company once again as its chief executive officer, ousting Bob Chapek, Iger’s replacement, after only three years. The move … Continue reading Bob Iger returns to Disney as CEO: Stock price soars, Wall Street cheers. Here’s what to know

Gary Gensler is the sheriff of Wall Street, so why couldn’t he rein in Sam Bankman-Fried?

  By Matt Stoller November 11, 2022   This article is republished with permission from BIG, a newsletter on the history and politics of monopoly power. Subscribe here. “I’m sorry. That’s the biggest thing. I fucked up, and should have done better.”—Sam Bankman-Fried, 2022 “Recklessness and deceit do not automatically excuse themselves by notice of repentance.”—Louis … Continue reading Gary Gensler is the sheriff of Wall Street, so why couldn’t he rein in Sam Bankman-Fried?

Sam Bankman-Fried and Elon Musk just killed effective altruism

By Talib Visram November 11, 2022   Effective altruism, we hardly knew ye. Following the collapse of FTX, Sam Bankman-Fried’s crytocurrency exchange that was once valued at $32 billion and is now effectively worthless, the founders of the company’s philanthropic arm resigned Thursday. Reporter Teddy Schleifer tweeted the resignation letter cosigned by the FTX Future … Continue reading Sam Bankman-Fried and Elon Musk just killed effective altruism