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Ex-Symantec executive Canellos joins Ericom Software as CEO

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Ex-Symantec executive David Canellos has joined Ericom Software as chief executive officer, the security software provider said on Thursday, just a month after his departure from Symantec. The move follows multiple key executive exits at Symantec late last year, including president and chief operating officer Michael Fey, chief marketing officer Michael Williams and senior vice president of worldwide sales engineering and product marketing Bradon Rogers. Symantec has not commented on the reason for the departures. A Symantec spokesman declined to comment on Thursday. Canellos was senior…

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Huawei Canada executive leaves post as scrutiny of company grows

NEW YORK/OTTAWA (Reuters) – One of Huawei Canada’s top executives on Friday disclosed he was leaving his post after more than seven years with the Chinese telecommunications equipment maker, which is facing heightened scrutiny over security issues from Canada and its allies. FILE PHOTO: Huawei Canada Vice President of Corporate Affairs Scott Bradley stands outside after the B.C. Supreme Court bail hearing of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, who was released on a $10 million bail in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada December 11, 2018. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson Scott Bradley disclosed his departure…

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Susanna Dinnage changes mind on Premier League chief executive role

Dinnage wants to stay in broadcasting at Discovery The Premier League says its prospective new chief executive, Susanna Dinnage, has told the organisation she will not be taking up the position. Dinnage was named as the replacement for the Richard Scudamore in November and was supposed to take up the role early in 2019. “The committee has reconvened its search and is talking to candidates,” said a Premier League statement. “There will be no further comment until an appointment is made.” Dinnage was supposed to join from media organisation Discovery,…

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Tesla names Larry Ellison, Walgreens executive to board

(Reuters) – Tesla Inc on Friday named two independent board directors as part of a September deal with federal regulators to move past the turbulence that followed Chief Executive Elon Musk’s tweet about taking the electric carmaker private. FILE PHOTO: A Tesla Model 3 car is displayed during a media preview at the Auto China 2018 motor show in Beijing, China April 25, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee/File Photo The company said Oracle Corp co-founder Larry Ellison and Walgreens Boots Alliance’s global head of human resources, Kathleen Wilson-Thompson, joined the board, effective…

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Exclusive: White House considers new year executive order to bar Huawei, ZTE purchases

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump is considering an executive order in the new year to declare a national emergency that would bar U.S. companies from using telecommunications equipment made by China’s Huawei and ZTE, three sources familiar with the situation told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A man walks past a sign board of Huawei at CES (Consumer Electronics Show) Asia 2018 in Shanghai, China June 14, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song It would be the latest step by the Trump administration to cut Huawei Technologies Cos Ltd [HWT.UL] and ZTE Corp, two…

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Exclusive: White House mulls new year executive order to bar Huawei, ZTE purchases

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump is considering an executive order in the new year to declare a national emergency that would bar U.S. companies from using telecommunications equipment made by China’s Huawei and ZTE, three sources familiar with the situation told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A man walks past a sign board of Huawei at CES (Consumer Electronics Show) Asia 2018 in Shanghai, China June 14, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song It would be the latest step by the Trump administration to cut Huawei Technologies Cos Ltd [HWT.UL] and ZTE Corp, two…

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Martin Glenn: FA chief executive to leave at end of the season

Football Association chief executive Martin Glenn will step down at the end of the 2018-19 season after three and a half years in the role. The FA said he was leaving having “delivered much of what he came to do”. In a statement the FA credited him with creating the “culture around St George’s Park and the England teams which has led to an unprecedented period of success”. Glenn said it had been a “huge honour and a privilege” to lead the FA. “I will leave feeling proud of the…

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Chinese state media urges Canada to defy U.S., free Huawei executive

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Canada should distance itself from U.S. “hegemonism” and grant unconditional freedom to Meng Wanzhou, a Chinese executive detained in Vancouver on Washington’s request, the state-owned tabloid Global Times said in a Thursday editorial. Meng Wanzhou, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s chief financial officer (CFO), is seen in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters December 6, 2018. Huawei/Handout via REUTERS Meng, the chief financial officer of China’s Huawei Technologies HWT.UL, has been accused by U.S. prosecutors of misleading banks about transactions linked to Iran, putting the banks at…

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Meng Wanzhou: Trump could intervene in case of Huawei executive

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Meng Wanzhou has said she will contest allegations of fraud Donald Trump says he could intervene in the case of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou if it helps to avoid a further decline in US relations with China. “Whatever’s good for this country, I would do,” the US president said. Ms Meng, the chief financial officer of the Chinese telecoms giant, was granted bail on Tuesday by a Canadian court. She was arrested on 1 December and could be extradited to the US to face fraud…

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Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou released on bail in Canada

Image copyright Reuters The chief financial officer of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has been granted bail by a Canadian court. Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of Huawei’s founder, could be extradited to the US to face fraud charges linked to the alleged violation of sanctions on Iran. A judge in Vancouver set bail at C$10m (£6m; $7.4m). She will be under surveillance 24 hours a day and must wear an electronic ankle tag. Ms Meng, 46, was arrested in Vancouver on 1 December. Her detention has angered China and threatened to…

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