Leadership http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en Thalidomide Manufacturer Wins Appeal in Spain Compensation Case http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/thalidomide-manufacturer-wins-appeal-spain-compensation-case <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Madrid's provincial court said the statute of limitations for the case against German pharmaceutical company Grunenthal had expired.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/thalidomide-manufacturer-wins-appeal-spain-compensation-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/thalidomide-manufacturer-wins-appeal-spain-compensation-case#comments Companies & Executives Public Policy Global Economy Leadership News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:25:00 +0000 151421 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock J&J Aiming to Produce 1 Million Doses of Ebola Vaccine in 2015 http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/jj-aiming-produce-1-million-doses-ebola-vaccine-2015 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Janssen, a unit of J&J, plans to produce more than one million doses of the vaccine regimen in 2015, and 250,000 of them are expected to be released for broad application in clinical trials by next May.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/jj-aiming-produce-1-million-doses-ebola-vaccine-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/jj-aiming-produce-1-million-doses-ebola-vaccine-2015#comments Companies & Executives Safety Leadership News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:09:00 +0000 151371 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Photo Courtesy of J&amp;J</em></p> Michigan Joins the Fight Against Tesla http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/michigan-joins-fight-against-tesla <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The law effectively bans Tesla, which uses a direct-to-consumer business model, from selling vehicles in the state.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/michigan-joins-fight-against-tesla" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/michigan-joins-fight-against-tesla#comments Companies & Executives Regulations Transportation Leadership News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:53:00 +0000 151361 at http://www.industryweek.com Bill Pugliano, Getty Images Total Names New Bosses as Russia Probes Fatal CEO Plane Crash http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/total-names-new-bosses-russia-probes-fatal-ceo-plane-crash <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Thierry Desmarest, who had once prepared De Margerie for the top job, now appears to have been asked to do the same for newly named chief executive Philippe Pouyanne, who currently heads the refining and chemicals division.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/total-names-new-bosses-russia-probes-fatal-ceo-plane-crash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/total-names-new-bosses-russia-probes-fatal-ceo-plane-crash#comments Companies & Executives News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:31:00 +0000 151321 at http://www.industryweek.com Francois Durand, Getty Images Activist Investor Loeb Tells Amgen to Consider Breakup http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/activist-investor-loeb-tells-amgen-consider-breakup <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Billionaire activist investor Daniel Loeb successfully pressed for shakeups at Yahoo and other leading companies, and in May reached a deal with Sotheby's to join the board of the auction house after faulting management for weak strategy and excessive spending.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/activist-investor-loeb-tells-amgen-consider-breakup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/activist-investor-loeb-tells-amgen-consider-breakup#comments Companies & Executives Finance Leadership News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:35:00 +0000 151311 at http://www.industryweek.com Samsung Devices Get Top US Security Clearance http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/samsung-devices-get-top-us-security-clearance <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Samsung products had already been on the U.S. Defense Department list of approved hardware for "sensitive but unclassified" use, but the latest approval expands that to more secret information.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/samsung-devices-get-top-us-security-clearance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/samsung-devices-get-top-us-security-clearance#comments Leadership Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:37:00 +0000 151261 at http://www.industryweek.com Fujifilm Boosting Supply of Ebola Drug http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/fujifilm-boosting-supply-ebola-drug <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>"If this clinical trial shows the efficacy and safety of Avigan tablets as treatment (for the Ebola virus), Fujifilm is expected to receive requests to provide the products for large-scale clinical use," the company said.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/fujifilm-boosting-supply-ebola-drug" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/fujifilm-boosting-supply-ebola-drug#comments Companies & Executives Safety Leadership News Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:39:00 +0000 151221 at http://www.industryweek.com Total Reels, but Plans Succession after Sudden Death of CEO http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/total-reels-plans-succession-after-sudden-death-ceo <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Christophe de Margerie, who did not designate a successor, was killed late Monday when his private jet struck a snowplow on takeoff in Moscow.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/total-reels-plans-succession-after-sudden-death-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/total-reels-plans-succession-after-sudden-death-ceo#comments Competitiveness Companies & Executives Leadership News Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:31:00 +0000 151211 at http://www.industryweek.com Pascal Le Segretain, Getty Images AbbVie Terminates Shire Takeover, Blames New US Treasury Rules http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-finance-tax/abbvie-terminates-shire-takeover-blames-new-us-treasury-rules <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>AbbVie will pay Shire a breakup fee of $1.635 billion for "all losses and damages in connection with this transaction."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-finance-tax/abbvie-terminates-shire-takeover-blames-new-us-treasury-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-finance-tax/abbvie-terminates-shire-takeover-blames-new-us-treasury-rules#comments Companies & Executives Corporate Finance & Tax Finance Leadership News Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:08:00 +0000 151201 at http://www.industryweek.com Boss Gives Workers Cars, Home Deposits, Jewelry for Loyalty http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/boss-gives-workers-cars-home-deposits-jewelry-loyalty <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Dholakia's complex loyalty program, in which employees earn points in 25 criteria, has been in place for five years, but this year the rewards have reached new heights.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/boss-gives-workers-cars-home-deposits-jewelry-loyalty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-culture/boss-gives-workers-cars-home-deposits-jewelry-loyalty#comments Corporate Culture Emerging Markets Engagement Leadership News Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:08:00 +0000 151161 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images