Cisco CEO 'optimistic' about resolution on US-China trade

Cisco CEO ‘optimistic’ about resolution on US-China trade

Things may be looking up for U.S.-China trade relations, which in turn is good for networking hardware colossus Cisco Systems, Chairman and CEO Chuck Robbins told CNBC on Wednesday. “We’re beginning to hear some positive sound bytes around this,” Robbins told Jim Cramer in an exclusive “Mad Money” interview. “I’m optimistic that we’ll get to […]

Jan Singer, Victoria's Secret CEO 

Victoria’s Secret CEO Jan Singer to step down

Evan Agostini | Invision | AP Jan Singer, Victoria’s Secret CEO  The CEO of Victoria’s Secret’s lingerie division, Jan Singer, has resigned and plans to step down after working at the retailer for two years, a person briefed on the matter told CNBC. The lingerie company, owned by L Brands, has struggled to grow sales […]

Starbucks CEO on trade war, 'playing the long game' in China

Starbucks CEO on trade war, ‘playing the long game’ in China

While Starbucks can’t shield itself from the outcomes of the U.S.-China trade war, the company can continue to play “the long game” when it comes to China, Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson told CNBC on Monday. “We haven’t seen any significant impacts from the geopolitical situation between the U.S. and China, but that said, we’re not […]

An employee unwraps turbine components inside the General Electric power plant in Veresegyhaz, Hungary.

GE CEO admits regular investors have fled the stock since he cut the dividend

General Electric CEO Larry Culp acknowledged Monday that his decision to slash the quarterly dividend to a penny sent regular investors scrambling. “When we announced on our earnings conference call that we were taking our dividend down to 4 cents a year, we didn’t do anything positive for our retail shareholder base and they have […]

Ex-Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz builds elite PR team as he mulls White House run

Ex-Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz builds elite PR team as he mulls White House run

Political strategists from both sides of the aisle say that by enlisting the help of this PR team Schultz is clearly signaling he is exploring a run for president. “I certainly believe in the abstract people coming from the business into politics, particularly a run for president, they need someone around them. They need to […]