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The pink-haired CEO of a $2 billion tech company talks glass ceilings, #MeToo and equal pay

“Tucker is in her 50s now, and before we get to her #MeToo story, here’s the story of the tech company she created, software company BlackLine” writes Jane Wells for cnbc.com. It’s kind of graphic and gross,” says Therese Tucker, sitting inside one of the four floors of an office building her company occupies in Los Angeles. Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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NetApp CEO Sees Room to Profit From the Cloud

“Though cloud giants aren’t major buyers of traditional enterprise storage systems such as NetApp’s (NTAP) , the company is intent on finding ways to profit from cloud adoption” writes Eric Jhonsa for thestreet.com. That would do much to offset the pressure that NetApp, like other enterprise hardware vendors, faces from companies choosing to put more of their workloads on public clouds. Source: thestreet.com Share This:

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BNP Paribas CEO rules out big deals when asked about Deutsche Bank

“France’s biggest bank now dwarfs Deutsche Bank in terms of market capitalization, at 77 billion euros ($90 billion) compared with the German bank’s 23 billion euro valuation” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. Responding to a question from a BNP Paribas shareholder at its annual general meeting in Paris, Bonnafe said that the bank was always watching its competitors to learn “good” practices and ideas, but dismissed the idea of a big tie-up. Source: 95kqds.com Share This:

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Rusal CEO, board members quit as company warns on debt payments

“HONG KONG (Reuters) – Russia’s largest aluminum producer, United Company Rusal Plc , said on Thursday its chief executive and seven board members have quit, and warned it may have problems servicing its debt due to the impact of U.S. sanctions” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. Rusal resumed shipping aluminum to some customers last week following an extension of the deadline for companies to wind down contracts under the U.S. sanctions, sources told Reuters.The U.S. Treasury Department has given U.S. customers of the company until Oct. 23 to wind…

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United Air CEO grilled over NRA discount, workers rights at annual meeting

“CHICAGO (Reuters) – United Airlines executives faced questions about ending its discount for a gun rights group and how it treats its workers at the carrier’s annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. The shareholders meeting comes as executive and board shakeups have put United in the spotlight in recent weeks. Source: 95kqds.com Share This:

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Thyssenkrupp CEO feels heat after investor vote of no confidence

“The investment, just weeks before a planned strategy refinement expected in July, may also provide a wedge to force through a radical overhaul of Thyssenkrupp – with or without Hiesinger” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. Hiesinger, who remains opposed to a break-up, can still count on the support of Ulrich Lehner, Thyssenkrupp’s supervisory board chairman, who has publicly defended the CEO and his strategy.With Elliott’s involvement, this effort could gain momentum and solve what analysts at Jefferies have described as Thyssenkrupp’s “identity crisis”, people familiar with the matter said. Source:…

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Uber expands insurance coverage for drivers across Europe

“The partnership expands on a scheme the two companies announced last year, offering French drivers insurance for medical expenses and accident cover” writes Ryan Browne for cnbc.com. Uber has teamed up with French insurer AXA to provide insurance protection for its drivers across Europe.The company said that the insurance products would cover drivers both when they are driving passengers around and when they are not. Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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