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Deutsche Bank to cut one in ten employees - 06/23/2023

Deutsche Bank, the largest bank in Germany, aims to reduce 10% of its 17,000-person private banking workforce in the country, according to Reuters. A source cited by Reuters told that "Deutsche Bank plans to cut 10% of its 17,000 retail jobs in Germany over the next few years." According to the source, the bank will hire more people in some departments while laying off personnel in others. The...

PwC Australia sacks two board members over data leak scandal - 05/30/2023

Following an inquiry into the disclosure of private Australian government information, PwC Australia announced resignation of two members of the board of directors. Additionally, it has put nine of the firm's partners on indefinite leave. The PwC scandal broke a few weeks ago. Following this, the Australian Treasury Department opened an investigation because they believed PwC was responsible for...

Bloomberg: Zuckerberg’s wealth hits record high this year - 05/22/2023

According to Bloomberg, Zuckerberg's net worth rose by $44 billion this year. American entrepreneur Mark Zuckerberg's fortune has climbed by $44 billion this year, the most among billionaires, reports Bloomberg. The majority of the billionaire's assets are on his ownership in Meta. With the stock's more than doubling in value this year, Zuckerberg has an estimated net worth of $89.9 billion....

Return of employees to offices slows down in the US - 05/18/2023

The pace of US company employees going back to work slowed in the first quarter, reports Scoop Technologies, a company that creates and sells office software, quoted by The Wall Street Journal (WSJ). In the fourth quarter, 49% of US businesses mandated that workers work only in the office, but that percentage has since fallen to 42%. According to reports, businesses have already adapted to...

U.S. top managers’ remuneration falls for the first time in 10 years - 05/16/2023

Senior managers' pay at the biggest American corporations decreased for the first time in a decade. The total remuneration of 16 CEOs was less than $5 million. According to The Wall Street Journal's analysis of MyLogIQ data, two-thirds of the top executives of U.S. corporations on the S&P 500 list had compensation packages (salaries and equity bonuses) that finished 2022 lower than their...

Volvo to lay off one thousand employees in Sweden - 05/05/2023

Swedish automaker Volvo Cars announced that it will eliminate about 1,300 office jobs in Sweden as part of a cost-cutting plan. The company stated that it will put its attention on modernizing its operations with a focus on resource and cost effectiveness. There are plans, in particular, to alter how work is done in some areas of the organization. As a result, Volvo said that it would eliminate...

Audi top manager pleads guilty in Dieselgate case - 05/04/2023

Rupert Stadler, a former top management of Audi (a division of the Volkswagen Group), pleaded guilty in exchange for a suspended sentence in the "Dieselgate" case, where the automaker underreported actual air pollution, Die Welt reported. Rupert Stadler, a former executive of Audi, has consented to testify in the diesel scandal case. The newspaper quoted the attorney who represented the senior...

LVMH becomes the first European company worth more than $ 500B - 04/25/2023

LVMH conglomerate, owner of the Louis Vuitton and Dior brands, became the first European business with a market value greater than $500 billion. According to Bloomberg, the market value of LVMH exceeded $500 billion, which is the first such mark in Europe. The agency notes that this was brought on by a strong rise in luxury goods sales in China and the euro's strength. The wealth of LVMH's...

Apple to double number of jobs in India - 04/21/2023

According to a government source who spoke to NDTV, Apple intends to increase the number of contract manufacturers it employs in India by about 200,000 in the near future. “Apple has created 100,000 new jobs in India. We anticipate them to quickly double the amount of employment, based on our conversations,” NDTV’s source stated. The insider claims that Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, has a...

ExxonMobil chief's pay grows by 52% - 04/17/2023

ExxonMobil CEO Darren Woods received $36 million in total compensation last year. The figure climbed more than twice as much as it did from 2020 to 2021, showing a 52% increase, as follows from ExxonMobil’s submitted to the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Mr. Woods received a $6.4 million cash incentive and $13.5 million worth of company stock. The majority of oil and gas businesses were...
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