Week in review: Credit Suisse, LinkedIn, Ford, and more!

Anne Chou
Week in review

Week in review

Credit Suisse CEO Tidjane Thiam was ousted in the wake of a spying scandal at the bank, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner is stepping down after 11 years leading the professional networking platform, and Ford names Jim Farley as its new chief operating officer in a leadership shake-up. Read more about this and other notable executive changes:

Credit Suisse CEO Tidjane Thiam Ousted Amid Power Struggle Following Spying Scandal at Bank

Credit Suisse’s chief executive Tidjane Thiam has resigned following a boardroom showdown with chairman Urs Rohner in the wake of a spying scandal. Read more here.

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner to Step Down on June 1 After 11 Years

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner is stepping down as head of the professional networking platform after 11 years in the role. Ryan Roslansky, currently senior VP of product, will succeed Weiner as chief executive. Read more here.

Ford Names Jim Farley Chief Operating Officer in Executive Shake-Up

Ford announced the promotion of Jim Farley, head of new business, technology and strategy, to chief operating officer, and the retirement of Joe Hinrichs, president of its automotive division and a 19-year Ford veteran. Read more here.

Tribune CEO Timothy Knight Leaves Amid Management Shake-Up

Tribune Publishing Co. announced that president and CEO Timothy Knight is leaving the company after only a year on the job. Finance chief Terry Jimenez will succeed Knight as the new chief executive in the management shake-up. Read more here.

Ian Read, Former CEO of Pfizer, named as Board Chairman of DXC Technology

DXC Technology announced that its board of directors has elected Ian Read, former chairman and CEO of Pfizer, as its new chairman. David Herzog, the current chairman, will continue as a board member. Read more here.


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