William Morris IV named CEO of Morris Communications

Augusta, Ga. - William S. (Will) Morris IV has been named chief executive officer of Augusta-based Morris Communications Co. Morris is the parent company of the Juneau Empire.The appointment was announced...
Shell to cut jobs to cope with long period of cheap oil

...downturn could last for several years, and Shell's planning assumptions reflect today's market realities," Chief Executive Ben van Beurden said. "The company has to be resilient in today's oil price environment, even though we see the...
Social Security disability fund to run dry next year

...even urgent, changes to ensure the program is on stable ground for future generations," said Jo Ann Jenkins, the chief executive officer of AARP.In more bad news for beneficiaries, the trustees project there will be no cost-of-living increase...
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Permanent Fund chief executive resigns

...The head of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. has resigned because of undisclosed health concerns.The departure of chief executive Mike Burns was effective Monday. The fund's chief financial officer, Valerie Mertz, was appointed by the corporation...
Oil and gas turn their backs on coal as climate deal nears

...conference in Paris on Tuesday.He called natural gas a "clean-burning ally to renewables such as solar and wind."BP Chief Executive Bob Dudley had a similar message, saying "we need to explain more clearly that gas is not so much part of the problem...
Settlement of $211M reached in Gulf oil spill

...continue to remember the eleven men who lost their lives in this tragedy, and keep them and their families in our thoughts and prayers," Jeremy Thigpen, President and Chief Executive Officer of Transocean, said in his statement.
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My Turn: Will rise of nonreligious reshape US politics?

...We have not yet felt the impact of the religiously unaffiliated at the ballot box," said Robert P. Jones, chief executive officer of the Public Religion Research Institute. The "nones," he said, register and vote less than committed...
Opinion firm.Jacobs is the daughter of Gilda Jacobs, a former Michigan state senator and current chief executive of the Michigan League for Public Policy.The family said in a statement that Rachel Jacobs "was a wonderful mother...
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My Turn: Putting service before salary is called leadership

...but that's what it would cost to replace me as a CEO. I think CEO pay is way out of whack." Price will makes chief executives everywhere else look really bad if Gravity Payments continues to earn reasonable profits. And to some degree that...
Remembering Rie

...seeing something of the joy she found in her life as an Alaska artist."?? William S. Morris III, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Morris Communications Company I was introduced to Rie my first summer in Juneau in the early 70s. Not...


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