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Electronic Arts CEO to Resign

Electronic Arts - WC

Electronic Arts Inc. said Monday its Chief Executive John Riccitiello is stepping down and that its fourth-quarter results could fall short of expectations.


Tea Party group chief quits, cites internal split

Dick Armey

Eased out with an $8 million payout provided by an influential Republican fundraiser, former GOP House Majority Leader Dick Armey says he has left the conservative tea party group FreedomWorks because of an internal split over the group's future direction.


DealBook: S.E.C. Chief Who Overhauled Agency to Step Down


Mary L. Schapiro, who overhauled the Securities and Exchange Commission after the financial crisis, announced on Monday that she was stepping down as chairwoman of the agency. Elisse B. Walter, a commissioner at the S.E.C., is expected to be named to take over the post.


Vikram Pandit steps down as Citigroup CEO

Vikram Pandit abruptly stepped down as CEO of Citigroup on Tuesday, shocking Wall Street, after steering the bank through the 2008 financial crisis and the choppy years that followed.


After chief resigns, town's only certified officer is a dog

Police Dog

A drug-sniffing dog now is the only certified member of the police force in the small eastern New Mexico town of Vaughn. Police Chief Ernest "Chris" Armijo decided to step down Wednesday after news stories reported that he wasn't allowed to carry a gun because of his criminal background.


RadioShack CEO Gooch steps down


RadioShack CEO James Gooch has agreed to step down immediately and is leaving its board of directors, the struggling consumer electronics company said Wednesday.


Head of Fox Film Unit to Step Down


The co-chairman and co-chief executive of News Corp.'s NWSA +1.27% Fox Filmed Entertainment, Tom Rothman, will step down at the end of the year, he and the company said Friday. "I love Fox and all of you," Mr. Rothman said in an internal email. Following Mr. Rothman's departure, the film unit will be led by Jim Gianopulos, currently his fellow co-chairman and co-CEO. Mr. Gianopulos, who has led alongside Mr. Rothman since 2000, will assume sole possession of those titles.


Yale president stepping down after 20 years

Yale University President Richard C. Levin, who oversaw a big building and renovation program and an expansion in financial aid programs, announced Thursday he is stepping down at the end of the academic year after 20 years at the Ivy League school....


Trayvon Martin case judge to step down

George Zimmerman

A Florida appeals court has granted defendant George Zimmerman's request for a new judge in his murder trial, Zimmerman's lawyer said Wednesday.

Senh: Jeez, another one.


News Corp. Digital Chief to Resign

News Corp. Chief Digital Officer Jon Miller will step down from his position as the company prepares to split its media and entertainment business from its publishing assets.


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