Walgreens Taps Starbucks Exec Roz Brewer As Its New CEO, Only Black Woman Leading Fortune 500 CompanyThere are only a handful of other Black CEOs in the Fortune 500, including Lowe’s CEO Marvin Ellison.
Papa John's, John Schnatter Reach Settlement AgreementPapa John's, which was founded in 1984, has been floundering after a series of missteps by Schnatter, who blamed disappointing sales on NFL player protests and used the N-word during a company conference call. Schnatter stepped down as CEO in late 2017 and resigned as chairman last July.
SEC: Walgreens, 2 Former Execs Misled InvestorsFormer CEO Gregory Wasson and Wade Miquelon, former chief financial officer, will each pay $160,000, without acknowledging wrongdoing.
Barnes & Noble Store, Online Sales Drop As It Searches For A New CEOSales have dropped each of the past five years as the company closes stores.
Shedd Aquarium Names New CEOThe aquarium's Board of Trustees announced Wednesday that Bridget Coughlin will begin leading the aquarium in the spring. She will take over from Ted Beattie, who announced in April he planned to step down following a 22-year tenure.
United Announces Leadership Plan After CEO's Heart AttackGeneral counsel Brett J. Hart had taken over for Oscar Munoz, who went on medical leave.
Chicago SurePeople CEO Takes Pride In Helping OthersCEO and Founder, Niko Drakoulis of SurePeople shares the importance of people skills, emotional intelligence and being successful in business.
McDonald's Boss 'Proud' Of Pay Hike, But Protests ContinueMcDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook said Thursday he was "incredibly proud" of a recent decision to bump pay for some workers, even as hundreds of protesters outside called on the company to do more ahead of its annual shareholder meeting.
Chicago Publicist Learns The Business Of Connections In The PR FieldWhile public relations and journalism work together often, PR is gaining in dollar signs and popularity.
Entrepreneurship Has Been 'A Great Journey,' For A Chicago CEOEddie Lou, co-founder/CEO of Shiftgig and co-founder of One Goal, has used his educational background to achieve a successful career and help thousands of job-seekers land employment, and low income high school students graduate from college.
Diversified Education Improves Your Chances Of Employment In ChicagoBilly Dec, CEO and founder of Rockit Ranch Productions in Chicago, offers some insight into increased career opportunities for those with a diverse educational background.
Metra's Interim CEO, A Veteran Of Railroads, Gets Job PermanentlyInterim CEO Don Orseno, a former chief of operations and a train engineer earlier in his career, on Friday was named chief executive officer at $262,000 a year.
McDonald's Fighting To Be 'Relevant' To Customers, CEO Concedes McDonald's is losing customers, as the world's biggest hamburger chain struggles to attract diners with its higher-priced sandwiches and new offerings like Mighty Wings.
Ousted Metra CEO Wants Job BackA lawyer representing former Metra CEO Alex Clifford says his client would like to return to work at the embattled suburban Chicago transit agency.
Carpentersville Businessman Helps Stabilize Local Housing MarketCBS 2’s Bill Kurtis reports how Tom Roeser, using good old capitalism, has been leading the charge to revitalize a struggling town.