2019

2018

New Volkswagen CEO To Lead Electric Transition Efforts

Volkswagen Group has a new driver at the wheel. In April, the Wolfsburg-based company named Herbert Diess, head of the flagship VW brand, as CEO.  Diess will leade information technology, group development and research across the organization, while overseeing strategy ...

2017

Mongolia Gets A New Tough Acting Prime Minister

Ukhnaa Khurelsukh was unanimously elected prime minister in October after his predecessor, Jargaltulga Erdenebat, was ousted by parliament following corruption allegations.

More Rules, More Fines, More On Balance

Lenders have paid more than $300 billion in fines since the 2008 financial crisis; the growing regulations are slowly forcing stronger balance sheets.  

Jack Ma Pledges US Jobs. Sort Of

Alibaba executive chairman Jack Ma stood side by side with president-elect Donald Trump on January 9 to tout Alibaba plans that would “create one million [US] jobs.” Turns out, the plans are to support exporters, which may or may not create jobs in the US. 

2016