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Logue named CEO of Virginia bank

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 in April 2010, Logue, 56, ...

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Smith replacing Silverman as CEO at CMMC

JACKSON — Scott Smith, a veteran hospital executive who has led hospitals in Mississippi and Louisiana, will become the new CEO at Central Mississippi Medical Center later this month. This announcement follows the Sept. 1 appointment of Glen Silverman, current leader of Central Mississippi Medical Center, as CEO of Madison County Medical Center in Canton and of the future Madison ...

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VW brings in former GM, Ford executive

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 Group of America on Oct. ...

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Microsoft exec takes helm at struggling Nokia

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 Inc., and, as a systems ...

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McAlister's names Paci as new president, CEO

RIDGELAND — McAlister’s Deli has named Frank G. Paci as its new president and CEO effective Sept. 27. He is replacing Phil Friedman. “We are delighted to welcome Frank as the new leader of McAlister’s Deli. He brings with him a broad range of experience in strategic planning, operations, franchise development and finance,” said Steve Romaniello, member of the board ...

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Kia names new top exec following recall

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 production and labor-management relations, Kia ...

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Founding director retires from The First

HATTIESBURG — David E. Johnson has retired from his positions as chairman of the board and as an active member of the board of directors of The First Bancshares Inc. and The First, A National Banking Association. Johnson now serves as director emeritus upon his retirement. Johnson served as chairman since 1998. He was also a founding director of the ...

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Sara Lee CEO stepping down for good following stroke

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — Sara Lee says CEO Brenda Barnes will step down permanently from her position as chairman and chief executive officer. Barnes had been on temporary medical leave since May 14 after suffering a stroke. The company says the 56-year-old is leaving the post to continue focusing on improving her health. She’s also leaving her position on Sara ...

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Mississippian lead candidate to replace Hayward at BP

HATTIESBURG — BP PLC said today that “no final decision” has been made about management changes, which reportedly include the departure of Tony Hayward as chief executive in an effort to mend the company’s image after the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The oil company said its board would meet this evening, a day before it announces earnings for the ...

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Entergy unveils new executive team following reorganization

NEW ORLEANS — Following Entergy Corporation’s major reorganization announced last month by chairman and CEO J. Wayne Leonard, Leo Denault, executive vice president and chief financial officer, Richard Smith, president, Entergy wholesale commodities business, and Rod West, executive vice president and chief administrative officer, have named new leaders within their respective organizations effective immediately. New leadership appointments include: • Michele ...

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