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Lending Club's CEO Resigns After Internal Probe, Shares Plummet
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Lending Club's CEO Resigns After Internal Probe, Shares Plummet

Three senior managers have also resigned or were fired in connection with the internal probe, the company said.
Priceline CEO Quits Over Relationship With Employee
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Priceline CEO Quits Over Relationship With Employee

The employee was not under his direct supervision, but the relationship violated the company's code of conduct.
Apple Reportedly Hires Former Tesla Engineering VP
Apple

Apple Reportedly Hires Former Tesla Engineering VP

Chris Porritt, last working at Tesla, is said to be now working on "special projects" at Apple.
The Heir Apparent to Disney CEO Bog Iger Steps Down
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The Heir Apparent to Disney CEO Bog Iger Steps Down

Thomas Staggs will end his current role early next month, but will remain with the company through the fiscal year.
Sidecar Co-founder Leaves General Motors for Uber
Uber

Sidecar Co-founder Leaves General Motors for Uber

Jahan Kanna is switching from a Lyft partner to its corporate rival, Uber.
Kia Kokalitcheva
American Apparel Names Former Liz Claiborne Head as Chairman
American Apparel

American Apparel Names Former Liz Claiborne Head as Chairman

The retailer had filed for bankruptcy in October following years of losses and the ouster of founder and CEO Dov Charney.
Activist Hedge Fund Starboard Launches Proxy Fight to Remove Yahoo Board
Yahoo

Activist Hedge Fund Starboard Launches Proxy Fight to Remove Yahoo Board

Starboard, which owns an estimated 1.7 percent of Yahoo, said it would nominate nine candidates as possible replacements.
SurveyMonkey Lays Off 100 Employees, Says Focus Will Be on Businesses
Layoffs

SurveyMonkey Lays Off 100 Employees, Says Focus Will Be on Businesses

This is the latest change after nearly a year of turmoil.
Kia Kokalitcheva
Gaming Industry Veteran Frank Gibeau to Head Zynga as CEO
Performance Ignited

Gaming Industry Veteran Frank Gibeau to Head Zynga as CEO

Zynga, once one of Silicon Valley's fastest-growing companies, suffered a dramatic reversal of fortunes in 2012 as gamers switched from Facebook-based games to those on mobile devices.
Twitter Just Lost Several Key Executives
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Twitter Just Lost Several Key Executives

Their departure is the biggest leadership change since Jack Dorsey's return as CEO.
Why Franchising Was Key to Righting the Ship for This Boat Club
Franchise 500

Why Franchising Was Key to Righting the Ship for This Boat Club

With a motivated captain at the helm, a membership boating club has sailed up Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 rankings.
Tidal Is Now On Its Third CEO in 8 Months
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Tidal Is Now On Its Third CEO in 8 Months

Jay Z's music-streaming service has had high turnover since it launched in March. Jeff Toig, formerly of SoundCloud, is now at the helm.
Bryan Logan
Congress

Speaker of the House John Boehner to Resign in October

Boehner announced his decision to House Republicans earlier today.
Everett Rosenfeld
United Airlines CEO Abruptly Steps Down Amid Internal Investigation
United Airlines

United Airlines CEO Abruptly Steps Down Amid Internal Investigation

His replacement has already been named.