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Euroloan Appoints Former Morgan Stanley FinTech Leader James Hickson as New Group CEO

Euroloan Appoints Former Morgan Stanley FinTech Leader James Hickson as New Group CEO

Helsinki, Finland, May 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Euroloan Group PLC, a pioneering European financial technology company with offices in Helsinki (HQ), Luxembourg, Stockholm and Warsaw, announced today the appointment of James Hickson (B.Sc., M.B.A.) as group Chief Executive Officer.  Hickson, an accomplished financial technology industry executive with 16 years of experience on Wall Street, most [...]

Big Biz CEOs Paid Average 22-Times More Than Ordinary Workers

Big Biz CEOs Paid Average 22-Times More Than Ordinary Workers

SEOUL, May 2 (Korea Bizwire) – Chief executive officers (CEOs) leading South Korea’s biggest businesses receive salaries that are on average 21.9-times higher than those of ordinary employees, a local market researcher said Sunday. According to FN Guide, CEOs at the 30 largest companies in terms of market capitalization, took home  substantially more pay than the average worker in 2016, with the gap widening to more than 50 [...]

Graduates of Top Universities Dominate Corporate Board Rooms

Graduates of Top Universities Dominate Corporate Board Rooms

SEOUL, April 12 (Korea Bizwire) – Graduates of prominent universities still dominate the C-suites at South Korea’s leading conglomerates, although the latest analysis shows a slight drop in their proportion, a corporate tracker said Wednesday.  CEO Score surveyed the alma maters of 480 CEOs at 347 companies that rank in the country’s top 500. Results [...]

Quick Rise to the Top for Children of Top Conglomerate Families

Quick Rise to the Top for Children of Top Conglomerate Families

SEOUL, Feb. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – Business evaluation website CEO Score revealed Wednesday how quickly children from Korea’s top conglomerate families move up the ladder, taking an average of 4.9 years until they nab an executive title from when they start working – a significant fast-track forward given the fact that it typically takes roughly [...]

PwC: CEO Confidence Rises Despite New Risks and Uncertainty

PwC: CEO Confidence Rises Despite New Risks and Uncertainty

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — While CEOs around the world feel they have plenty to worry about in the year ahead, their confidence in their own growth prospects and their outlook for the global economy are back on the rise. Graphics accompanying this announcement are available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/77eaac3e-f05b-4fc2-b82a-ee926f9078e1 http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/f27a6ebc-f247-494a-bb07-e4507f11b772 In PwC’s 20th annual survey [...]

Big Data Analytics Pioneer Datameer Appoints New CEO to Drive Growth

Big Data Analytics Pioneer Datameer Appoints New CEO to Drive Growth

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — To further accelerate Datameer’s existing big data market and product success, the company today announced the appointment of seasoned industry veteran, Christian Rodatus, as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). “Datameer has been at the forefront of big data analytics since it first entered the market in 2009 and has [...]

Lands’ End Names Jerome Griffith Chief Executive Officer

Lands’ End Names Jerome Griffith Chief Executive Officer

DODGEVILLE, Wis., Dec. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Lands’ End, Inc. (NASDAQ:LE) today announced that its Board of Directors has named Jerome Griffith to be the Company’s next Chief Executive Officer. Griffith is a highly respected global executive with extensive experience driving growth and innovation for iconic consumer brands, who most recently served as President and [...]