Week in review: Zoom, Dow Jones, Macy’s, and more

Anne Chou
Week in review

Week in review

While some companies are hiring at the executive level, the overall trend of a slowdown in executive changes continues as companies try to stabilize their businesses during the coronavirus crisis.

This week, Zoom appoints former Facebook security chief Alex Stamos as an advisor as security and privacy concerns drive a global backlash against the video conferencing company. Read more about this and other notable executive changes:

Zoom Taps Former Facebook Security Chief as Advisor in Response to Security Concerns

Zoom tapped former Facebook chief security officer Alex Stamos as an advisor to help address privacy challenges as it surges in popularity amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.

Dow Jones CEO William Lewis to Step Down

William Lewis, the publisher of The Wall Street Journal and chief executive of its parent company, Dow Jones, is leaving the company. News Corp, which owns Dow Jones, hasn’t yet named a successor. Read more here.

Macy’s CFO Paula Price is Departing, as the Retail Giant Struggles

Macy’s chief financial officer, Paula Price, will be leaving the company at a difficult time for the struggling retailer. An external search for her replacement is underway. Read more here.

Wendy Clark Named Global CEO of Dentsu Aegis Network

Dentsu Aegis Network has named DDB CEO Wendy Clark as its next global chief executive, where she will lead a collection of agencies owned by the Japanese holding company. Read more here.

Duolingo hires its First CFO and General Counsel

Duolingo, the world's most-used language-learning platform, announced the appointments of the company's first chief financial officer and first general counsel. Read more here.

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