Posts Tagged ‘senior executives’

Dahl named new leader of MTR Gaming

by Wally Northway Published: January 11,2011

Tags: casinos, gambling, gaming, senior executives

CHESTER, W. Va. — MTR Gaming Group Inc. of Chester, W.Va., has named a Mississippi casino veteran its new president and CEO. Jeffrey Dahl’s appointment was announced yesterday and is effective immediately. He relieves interim CEO Steven Billick, chairman of the board of directors. Dahl’s consulting company has managed Harlow’s Casino Resort in Greenville since […] [...]

Hancock Fabrics, Aggers parting ways

by Wally Northway Published: January 10,2011

Tags: jobs, retail, senior executives

BALDWIN — Hancock Fabrics Inc. has decided to not renew the employment agreement with the company’s president and CEO Jane F. Aggers. Her employment with the company will terminate effective Jan. 28. She will also resign from the board effective with her departure. Board member Steven R. Morgan will serve as interim president and CEO […] [...]

Baldwin leaving helm at Southern Bancorp

by Wally Northway Published: January 4,2011

Tags: banking and finance, senior executives

NORTH MISSISSIPPI — The board of directors of Southern Bancorp Inc., (SBI) and Phil Baldwin, the financial institution’s president and CEO, have announced Baldwin’s intention to retire from the organization after a transition to new management. Walter Smiley, chairman of the SBI board, will serve as chairman and interim CEO of Southern Bancorp Inc., the […] [...]

Logue named CEO of Virginia bank

by Wally Northway Published: November 18,2010

Tags: banking and finance, senior executives, senior management

FLOYD, Va. — The board of directors of the Bank of Floyd, the wholly owned subsidiary of Cardinal Bankshares Corporation, has appointed Henry A. Logue to the position of CEO of the bank effective Nov. 15. Logue retains the title of president of the Bank and executive vice president of Cardinal. Previous to joining Cardinal […] [...]

Juliano stepping down as CEO of Trump Entertainment

by Associated Press Published: September 29,2010

Tags: casinos, gambling, gaming, hospitality, senior executives, senior managment

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Mark Juliano, who guided Trump Entertainment Resorts out of its third Chapter 11 filing, is leaving the company. The Atlantic City casino company announced yesterday it will replace him with Robert Griffin, a former executive at Isle of Capri Casinos. He is expected to take over in late October or early […] [...]

Host to replace Hickson as Trustmark president/CEO

by Wally Northway Published: September 15,2010

Tags: banking and finance, management, senior executives

JACKSON — The boards of directors of Trustmark Corporation and its subsidiary, Trustmark National Bank, have named Gerard R. “Jerry” Host as president and CEO of both companies upon the retirement of Richard G. Hickson as CEO on Dec. 31. Hickson said, “Throughout his tenure with Trustmark, Jerry has provided key leadership in developing and […] [...]

VW brings in former GM, Ford executive

by Associated Press Published: September 14,2010

Tags: automobile industry, manufacturing, retail, senior executives, senior management

NEW YORK — Volkswagen has named a former GM and Ford executive to lead its ambitious plans in the U.S., where it aims to triple sales in the next decade and run a car plant for first time since the late 1980s. Volkswagen AG announced yesterday that Jonathan Browning, 51, will become CEO of Volkswagen […] [...]

Microsoft exec takes helm at struggling Nokia

by Associated Press Published: September 10,2010

Tags: senior executives, senior management, telecommunications

HELSINKI — Nokia Corp. will replace CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo with top Microsoft executive Stephen Elop as the world’s largest mobile phone maker struggles to keep pace with smaller and more innovative rivals, particularly in the smartphone market. Elop, head of Microsoft’s business division, has held top posts at Juniper Networks Inc., Adobe Systems Inc., Macromedia […] [...]

Kia names new top exec following recall

by Associated Press Published: September 8,2010

Tags: automobile industry, product recalls, product safety, senior executives, senior management

SEOUL, South Korea — Kia Motors promoted the chief of its overseas operations to the company’s top executive job after his predecessor resigned following a global recall of more than 100,000 vehicles due to defective wiring. The new boss, Lee Hyoung-keun, will retain his current responsibilities while also overseeing domestic business, global corporate planning and […] [...]

Matson stepping down at Hunt Refining

by Wally Northway Published: July 20,2010

Tags: energy, retirement, senior executives

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — John Matson, chairman and president of Tuscaloosa, Ala.-based Hunt Refining Company, has announced his retirement effective Dec. 31, 2010, following the completion of the $905-million expansion of the Tuscaloosa Refinery. Matson has led the Hunt Refining, which operates transportation and storage facilities in West and Eastern Mississippi, for over 18 years. Prior […] [...]

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