Biesterfeld Takes Over Helm Of C.H. Robinson From Wiehoff

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Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 12th, 2019

C.H. Robinson CEO Wiehoff to retire after 17 years; longtime exec named successor

C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. announced Monday that Robert Biesterfeld will succeed John Wiehoff as CEO of the Eden Prairie-based logistics giant May 9. Wiehoff was CEO for 17 years and will remain chairman of the board following his retirement. He'.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 11th, 2019

C.H. Robinson (CHRW) Appoints Robert Biesterfeld as New CEO


Category: topSource: redinewsFeb 12th, 2019

Arconic announces plans to split days after Plant takes helm as CEO

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallFeb 8th, 2019

Terracon"s CEO succession plan culminates: Packer takes the helm

Just six months after becoming president of Terracon, Gayle Packer has completed a multiyear succession plan at the engineering firm and ascended to CEO, succeeding David Gaboury. Packer won unanimous approval to become both CEO and president at a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 18th, 2019

Wall Street braces for leftward lurch of key House committee

As Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) takes the helm of the panel overseeing the financial services industry, she pledged Wednesday to hold “many hearings” examining big bank misconduct......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 17th, 2019

James takes helm as new AG in New York

Letitia “Tish” James took office Jan. 1 as New York attorney general. “It is the highest honor to officially begin my time as the Attorney General for the great state of New York,” she said in a release. “I made a commitment to use the rul.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 2nd, 2019

Spirit Airlines: No frills for flyers, but thrills for investors

Spirit Airlines new CEO Ted Christie takes the helm on a high-note for the discount carrier that had long been known for poor customer service and late arrivals. The airline has made strid.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 27th, 2018

Jensen takes the helm of national cancer group

A Kansas Citian of the Year is now at the helm of the Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI).  Dr. Roy Jensen, director of The University of Kansas Cancer Center, was named president of AACI, which is comprised of 98 leading academic c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 10th, 2018

Exclusive: Ex-FedBid chief Joe Jordan takes helm of D.C. AI startup

It's an opportunity to move past “the hype cycle that we’re in into real, tangible products and software offerings that can really help companies out.”.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 25th, 2018

GigaDevice CEO resigns, takes helm of Innotron

Yiming Zhu has resigned as CEO for GigaDevice Semiconductor recently, and has been appointed as CEO for Innotron Memory (previously known as Hefei ChangXin or Hefei RuiLi)......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJul 20th, 2018

40 Under 40 honoree takes the helm in securing funds for University of Houston

"It is extremely satisfying and exciting to play a key role in the establishment of this important initiative.".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 6th, 2018

Combes takes the helm of Sprint; how long he’s there is the question

Michel Combes officially succeeded Marcelo Claure as the leader of Sprint Corp. on Thursday, but how long he will hold the job remains unclear. The longtime telecom executive’s reign at the top might depend on the merger with T-Mobile US Inc., T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 1st, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Opposition leader Pedro Sanchez takes the helm in Spain after Rajoy ousted in confidence vote

Lawmakers in Spain’s parliament voted 180 to 169 to remove Rajoy, cutting short the second term of one of Europe’s longest-serving leaders currently in power......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 1st, 2018

Interchange improvement for 65/80 underway with new Placer County transportation head incoming

Improvements to the notorious Interstate 80/Highway 65 interchange in Placer County are underway, days before a new person takes the helm at the agency overseeing the project. By mid-2020, the viaduct connecting the interstate to northbound 65 will.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 9th, 2018

Texas could legalize breweries to sell beer-to-go as rare alliance takes shape at State Capitol

This session is shaping up to be a busy one for the Texas alcohol industry......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals1 hr. 53 min. ago

Transaction Action: Austin company takes industrial space on NE Side

In this latest edition of Transaction Action, an Austin-based energy company takes nearly 17,000 square feet, the Air Force opens a new recruitment center, and more industrial space is leased......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals6 hr. 8 min. ago

This Day In Market History: Facebook"s WhatsApp Purchase Is The Largest Buyout Of A VC-Backed Company

Each day, Benzinga takes a look back at a notable market-related moment that occurred on this date. What Happened On Feb. 19, 2014, Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) bought the five-year-old WhatsApp for $19.6 billion in cash and stock. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzinga9 hr. 23 min. ago

Britain"s Cobham takes $206 million charge to settle Boeing dispute

British engineer Cobham will take an additional exceptional charge of 160 million pounds ($206 million) to settle a dispute with Boeing over its delayed KC-46 aerial refuelling programme, it said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reuters15 hr. 38 min. ago

Elliott takes 6.1 percent stake in Dutch Intertrust

Paul Elliott Singer, the hedge fund manager behind activist investor Elliott, has taken a 6.1 percent stake in Dutch trust and business administration company Intertrust, according to a filing published by the Dutch Authority for Financial Markets (AFM)......»»

Category: topSource: reuters16 hr. 23 min. ago

Britain"s Cobham takes 160 million pounds charge over Boeing dispute

British engineer Cobham said on Tuesday it would take an additional exceptional charge of 160 million pounds ($206 million) in relation to a dispute with Boeing over an aerial refueling program......»»

Category: topSource: reuters16 hr. 23 min. ago