He began his career with the General Electric Company in 1960, and in 1981 became the Company’s 8th Chairman & CEO. During his 20+ year tenure as CEO, the Company’s market capitalization rose from $13 billion to $400 billion, while revenues grew from $27 billion to $125 billion and earnings grew tenfold to almost $14 billion. In 2000, he was named "Manager of the Century" by Fortune magazine. Jack is the father of 4 children and has 10 grandchildren. He is an avid Red Sox fan, is a life-long golfer, and is a fanatic about sports and business news in every medium.
After the military Bill headed for business school and obtained his MBA in 1971 from the University of California, Los Angeles of the Anderson School of Management. He then received his Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) credentials while working as an investment analyst with Pacific Mutual Life in Los Angeles from 1971 to 1976 with in those years his last assignment at the Pacific Mutual from 1976 to 1978 has became an as an Assistant to the Vice President managing were they fixed income securities. Mr. Gross is a founder of Managing Director Co-Chief Investment Officer, and Portfolio Manager at Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO) based in the Newport Beach office, CA, U.S. He has been with PIMCO since he has been the co-founded and the firm in 1971 and oversees the management of more than $1.9 trillion of securities.
By 1998, American Eagle launched its direct-to-consumer website, www.ae.com. Then, in 2000, American Eagle opened its 500th store, where they crossed the borders and expanded into Canada. With the opening of AEO’s 1st Canadian store, the company was able to generate a record net income of $105.5 million during the same year. Over the next few years, AEO continued to maintain steady growth within the US and Canada, and by 2006, the retail company was ranked #1 in jean sales by 15-25 year olds above all other specialty retailers in the industry. They were also ranked #1 in brands that college students could not live without.
| | | A Recent Success * So far, the online version of Diary of a Wimpy Kid has more than 80 million visits, and is typically read by more than 70,000 kids a day! * Diary of a Wimpy Kid was released in April 2007 and quickly became a New York Times bestseller, eventually reaching the #1 spot. | | | In 2006, Jeff signed a deal with publisher Harry N. Abrams to turn Diary of a Wimpy Kid into a print series. AWARDS: Diary of a Wimpy Kid was released in April 2007 and quickly became a New York Times bestseller, eventually reaching the #1 spot. Jeff didn't stop writing books as
In 2011 the Packaged Food industry ranked number one out of the sixteen industries annually measured by Standard & Poor’s. Population growth, increased consumer spending power, and expansion of modern retail formats is all contributing to this increase. This is a $360 billion dollar industry globally ("Euromonitor international"). For more information see Appendix B. B.
By 1971, Romney had participated in the political campaigns of both his parents. In that year, he earned a Bachelor of Arts at Brigham Young and in 1975, a joint Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration at Harvard. Romney then entered the management consulting industry and in 1977 he secured a position at Bain & Company. Later serving as its chief executive officer, he helped lead the company out
The characterize of the energy beverage industry 1, Industry The energy drink market has grown exponentially, with nearly 500 new brands launched worldwide in 2006, and 200 new brands launched in the U.S. in the 12-month period ending July 2007. From 2002 to 2006, the average annual growth rate in energy drink sales was 55% . The total U.S. retail market value for energy drinks was estimated to be $5.4 billion in 2006 and has shown a similar annual growth rate over this same period 47% . 2, Competitors The top 5 competitors in energy beverage market were Red Bull, Monster, Rockstar, Full Throttle and Amp in 2007. According to a report by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, 1.5 billion cans of Red Bull were sold in the United States in 2004, highlighting the enormity of this industry.
Founded in 1994 in Bellevue, Washington with his two business partners Nick Hanauer and Tom Alburg who invested $40,000 and $100,000 dollars respectively has turned this humble garage business into a global retail empire. In 1997, Amazon.com generated revenue of 15.7 million, in the same year the company went on the
He received a bachelor's degree in history from Yale University, and was the president of his fraternity. Like his father, he was also a member of Yale's secretive skull and Bones society. He became a certified pilot in June 1970. In the fall of 1973, he started Harvard Business School. He received his MBA in 1975 and went back to Midland, there he started his own oil and gas firm.
In second place was Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity and in first place was MSNBC's Keith Olbermann. In October 2005, it was announced that he signed a US $1 million contract to write a memoir for Harper Collins detailing his "life as a journalist and human being in Sri Lanka, Africa, Iraq and Louisiana/Mississippi" over the previous year. It was entitled Dispatches from the Edge and was released 23 May 2006. Some of Cooper's proceeds are being donated to charity. In addition, the book topped the New York Times bestseller list on 18 June