Jeanette L. Ourada Named Corporate Vice President and Comptroller

Matthew J. Foehr to retire after 33-year distinguished career SAN RAMON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 2, 2015-- Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) today named Jeanette L. Ourada as corporate vice president and comptroller effective April 1. Ourada succeeds Matthew J. Foehr, who will retire from the company March 31 after 33 years of outstanding service. In her new role Ourada will lead corporatewide accounting, financial reporting and analysis, and Read more [...]

Being President raises the stakes for Frank Underwood in House of Cards season 3

House of Cards season 3 was made available early Friday on Netflix, which is why many, many people will be giving Friday off and binge watching the entire season back to back as all 13 episodes are now available to view. At the end of season 2 we saw Frank Underwood, played by the Machiavellian Kevin Spacey, sworn in as President without after master-minding the fall of President Walker, but after getting exactly what he always wanted, does this mean HOC has nowhere to go in this latest series? Read more [...]

President Barack Obama: Traitor to His Command?

Article by Correspondent Dallas Darling. This President's Day it is highly unlikely that Barack Obama will be remembered alongside George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. But sometime in the future, he might be eulogized with the likes of Franklin Roosevelt. Not in the same way, however, as a great wartime leader and commander-in-chief, which had actually defined George Washington's and Abraham Lincoln's presidency too. Nor will Barack Obama be remembered as a "traitor to his class" as was Read more [...]

Watch President Snow Threaten Peeta in a Deleted Scene from Mockingjay – Part 1

Poor Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) doesn’t get much airtime in the first part of Mockingjay—and when the film ends on its massive cliffhanger, he’s in a bad, Katniss-hating state. In this deleted scene from the film, though, we see Peeta in a (somewhat) better state—meeting with President Snow, still defiant. It wasn’t easy to get to the clip, though—as BuzzFeed details, the clip was released via a complicated process that involved both binary code and a Twitter hashtag, Read more [...]

Microsoft hires Michael Gough as corporate vice president of design, Applications and Services Group

REDMOND, Wash. — Feb. 2, 2015 — Microsoft Corp. on Monday announced that Michael Gough has joined the company as corporate vice president of design for the Applications and Services Group (ASG). Gough will be responsible for leading design across many of Microsoft’s most important products, including Office 365, and will report to Julie Larson-Green, chief experience officer. Gough joins Microsoft from Adobe Systems Inc. where he most recently served as vice president of experience design leading Read more [...]

Jeb Bush shakes up GOP race for president, could face divisive fight

Making plain what he has vaguely hinted, Jeb Bush instantly scrambled the still-early 2016 presidential race Tuesday by announcing he would form a political action committee allowing him to explore a possible White House bid.
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