Posts Tagged ‘hires’

ESPN hires Abby Wambach

ESPN hires Abby Wambach

Alex ButlerBRISTOL, Conn., May 5 (UPI) — Fresh off of firing Curt Schilling for an anti-transgender Facebook post, ESPN is hiring LGBT activist and USWNT legend Abby Wambach. Latest News – UPI.com

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Apple hires former Nest technology chief Yoky Matsuoka

Apple hires former Nest technology chief Yoky Matsuoka

Apple has hired robotics expert Yoky Matsuoka to work on health projects, according to a report from Fortune today. Matsuoka has an impressive resume, having co-founded Google’s experimental Google X lab in 2009 before joining Nest as head of technology. Before that, she was a robotics professor at Carnegie Mellon University, where she taught Nest...

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Periscope hires editor-in-chief to curate its best feeds

Periscope hires editor-in-chief to curate its best feeds

Live streaming app Periscope has hired its first editor-in-chief to help pick out the best of its feeds. Evan Hansen will be taking on the new role, leaving a similar position at Medium after moving to the platform-slash-publisher from Wired.com three years ago. Hansen told CNNMoney that his job at Periscope will mean “curating best...

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Trump hires Paul Manafort to oversee GOP convention strategy

Trump hires Paul Manafort to oversee GOP convention strategy

Eric DuVallWASHINGTON, March 29 (UPI) — Republican front-runner Donald Trump is turning to a veteran of GOP nominating contests to run his floor operation ahead of what could be a brokered convention. Latest News – UPI.com

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Chipotle hires food safety chief

Chipotle hires food safety chief

Ed AdamczykDENVER, March 16 (UPI) — Chipotle Mexican Grill, hit by outbreaks of norovirus and E. coli at its restaurants, hired a food safety watchdog as it attempts a recovery. Top News – UPI.com

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Marco Rubio hires former Joni Ernst staffer

Marco Rubio hires former Joni Ernst staffer

Ann Marie AwadCEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Jan. 5 (UPI) — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has taken on a former aide to Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst with the Iowa caucuses less than a month away. Top News – UPI.com

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A brief history of the tech industry’s obsession with celebrity hires

A brief history of the tech industry’s obsession with celebrity hires

It’s a tale as old as time: tech brand struggles, tech brand hires a celebrity to help save itself, tech brand and celebrity eventually part ways. The newest version of this story was told this week, when the bankrupt-yet-somehow-still-around RadioShack hired Nick Cannon on as its chief creative officer. Can the Wild ‘N Out...

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L.L. Bean Hires ‘Outsider’ to Lead Company

L.L. Bean Hires ‘Outsider’ to Lead Company

Filed under: Company News, Retail, Apparel, Internet, CEOs Robert F. Bukaty/AP By DAVID SHARP FREEPORT, Maine — Outdoors retailer L.L. Bean is going outside the company for the first time in its 103-year history for its new CEO, tapping the chief merchandising and marketing officer of a Chinese e-commerce business, officials said Tuesday. L.L....

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Facebook hires former FCC chairman to fight for anti-net neutrality programs

Facebook hires former FCC chairman to fight for anti-net neutrality programs

As it faces criticism about its approach to net neutrality, Facebook has hired a former FCC chairman, Kevin Martin, to handle its policy on mobile and global access. Continue reading… The Verge – All Posts

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Bond Fund Giant Pimco Hires Bernanke as Adviser

Bond Fund Giant Pimco Hires Bernanke as Adviser

Filed under: U.S. Government, Federal Reserve, Financial Advisors, Celebrities, People Carolyn Kaster/AP By KEN SWEET NEW YORK — Pimco has hired former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke as a senior adviser, the bond fund manager said Wednesday. It’s the latest private venture for Bernanke, who since his departure from the nation’s central bank last...

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