Rich Ross announced this morning that he is resigning as Chairman of The Walt Disney Studios in this letter he sent to the company’s staff:
For the last 15 years, I have had the opportunity to work with incredibly talented people on behalf of the worlds best loved brand. During that time, weve told some amazing stories around the world, created successful TV programming, movies, and franchises… Continue reading Industry News: Walt Disney Studios Chairman Rich Ross Resigns
Comedy legend Jerry Lewis, 85, has completed his run as the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s national chairman, according to a release from the MDA. Lewis, who had still been slated to appear at this September’s event and sing “You’ll Never Walk Alone” for the last time.
Last week at the TCA Press Tour, Lewis was cryptic about his future involvement with the telethon, telling reporters, “It’s none of your business.”… Continue reading Jerry Lewis is no longer MDA’s national chairman
Ministry of Corporate Affairs has proposed the name of former Finance Secretary Ashok Chawla as the next Chairman of the anti-trust watchdog Competition Commission of India (CCI).
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has sent Chawla’s name for ACC (Appointments Committee of Cabinet) approval, a top source in the Ministry told.
Chawla retired as Finance Secretary on 31st January and was heading a committee on allocation, pricing and utilisation of natural resources till… Continue reading Ashok Chawla to be next CCI Chairman
Despite presssure mounting from all quarters, Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman and commissioner Lalit Modi Tuesday put up a brave front and said he was not stepping down from his post.
“There is no chance of resigning. I will present all my facts at the Governing Council meeting,” Modi told reporters at the airport after landing [...] Continue reading I am not resigning: Lalit Modi
Former Pakistan Test fast bowler Sarfraz Nawaz Tuesday filed a defamation suit against Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt.
Sarfraz, a vocal critic of the PCB, was miffed at Butt’s claim in a television interview that Sarfraz has demanded a huge fee from the PCB to give tips to young fast bowlers at a coaching [...] Continue reading Sarfraz Nawaz slaps PCB chief Ijaz with defamation suit