The Trouble With Extroverted Execs (and the Upside of Introversion)

Extroverts command attention. They inspire confidence and always make a great first impression. That’s part of why ‘extrovert’ and ‘executive’ have become almost synonymous. There’s no denying that extroverts excel at winning over stakeholders. Recent research suggests, however, that charismatic, energetic extroverts might not always excel at driving results. A new study identifies a link…

Molex CEO Martin Slark to Retire

Molex, a leading global manufacturer of electronic solutions, announced today that Chief Executive Officer Martin P. Slark would be retiring in November after 42 years of service. Slark led the company through significant growth, as well as through Molex’s acquisition by Koch Industries in 2013. Over his 13-year tenure as CEO, Molex’s revenues and profits…

Toshiba Appoints New CEO

The Board of Directors (the Board) of Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502), meeting today, resolved to appoint Mr. Nobuaki Kurumatani for the post of Representative Executive Officer and Chairman of Toshiba Corporation, as of April 1, 2018. The Board has also decided to reappoint Mr. Satoshi Tsunakawa to his current position of Representative Executive Officer and…

BrainChip Appoints New CEO

BrainChip Holdings Ltd (“BrainChip” or the “Company”) (ASX: BRN)announced today that Louis DiNardo has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective September 29, 2016 (US EST), September 30, 2016 (Australian WST). Interim CEO and Founder, Peter Van Der Made, will continue to serve as Chief Technology Officer. Mr. DiNardo has a strong…

AMD Appoints New CEO

Sunnyvale, Calif. — AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that its board of directors has appointed Dr. Lisa Su as president and chief executive officer and member of the board of directors, effective immediately. Dr. Su, 44, succeeds Rory Read, 52, who has stepped down as president and chief executive officer, and member of the board of directors, as part…