Candy-maker Tootsie Roll Industries says CEO Melvin Gordon died at the age of 95 after brief illness, sparking speculation the company could be acquired.
Kraft Foods Group says that CEO Tony Vernon plans to retire later this month, and names Chairman John Cahill as his successor.
Caterpillar CEO Douglas Oberhelman tells CNBC that immigration is key to furthering the economy and job market.
President Obama recently told prominent CEOs that he wants to work with them to overcome stagnant wages.
In an essay published in Bloomberg Businessweek, Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay, making him the highest-profile business CEO to come out.
Marvin Ellison has a tough assignment as the incoming leader of J.C. Penney: an extreme makeover, retail edition, for the troubled chain.
The head of French oil giant Total was killed at a Moscow airport when his jet collided with a snowplow driven by a driver who was drunk, authorities say.
Oracle says Larry Ellison is stepping aside as CEO of the company he founded. Safra Catz and Mark Hurd will replace him as co-CEOs.
Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg is returning to lead the financial data and news company he founded in 1981 but left to serve three terms in City Hall.
Sprint is replacing its longtime CEO Dan Hesse with Brightstar CEO Marcelo Claure on the heels of a report that it is dropping its bid for rival T-Mobile.
Target appointed former PepsiCo (PEP) executive Brian Cornell as CEO and chairman as it tries to regain customer confidence following a massive data breach.
Activist investor Bill Ackman fired another salvo at Herbalife Tuesday, trying to convince investors it's a scam. The market's response? Not what he wanted.
Google's reshuffle of its senior ranks underscores the Internet company's evolving business ambitions, analysts say.
The key question isn't, "Is CEO X worth this many millions of dollars a year?" It's "Is CEO X worth such a big fraction of his company's annual revenue?"
There were a lot of twists and turns but General Electric has just cleared the way to buy most of French power equipment-maker Alstom's assets.
An investigation at American Apparel has found its CEO misused company funds and abetted the discrediting of an ex-employee who accused him of harassment.
Spying, sabotage and money shenanigans: just another day at the office for these tycoons - one of whom used to have the desks of his employees set on fire.
Pay for globe-trotting CEOs has soared to new heights, even as most workers remain grounded by paychecks that are barely budging. Here are 10 reasons why.