Tuesday, January 18th, 2022

Tag: chief

Denmark’s spy chief imprisoned for allegedly leaking classified information

Lars Findsen, the head of Denmark’s foreign intelligence service, was named as one of four people arrested in December over leaks of classified information. His name was made public after a court in Copenhagen...

WTO chief very concerned about unequal distribution

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, WTO Director General, speaks during a press conference. FABRICE COFFRINI | AFP | Getty Images The unequal distribution of Covid vaccines worldwide could have a dampening effect on the economic recovery, the...

IEA chief criticizes artificial tightness in energy markets

Petroleum pump jacks are pictured in the Kern River oil field in Bakersfield, California. Jonathan Alcorn | Reuters The head of the world’s leading energy authority has said that some countries had failed to...

California docks see ‘significant progress’ with supply chain backlog, port chief says

Container cargo ships sit off shore from the Long Beach/Los Angeles port complex in Long Beach, CA, on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. Jeff Gritchen | MediaNews Group | Getty Images WASHINGTON – The executive...

If Biden picks Brainard over Powell for Fed chief, expect an immediate market impact

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell poses for photos with Fed Governor Lael Brainard (L) at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., June 4, 2019. Ann Saphir | Reuters If Lael...

Continental’s ex-CEO, finance chief investigated amid wider probe into VW diesel scandal

HAMBURG —  German prosecutors have widened their investigation at Continental to include probes of former CEO Elmar Degenhart and finance chief Wolfgang Schaefer, whose surprise departure was announced Wednesday. The focus of the investigation...

On COP26, ‘I wouldn’t be too critical of China’: EU’s climate chief

The EU’s climate chief told CNBC that he “wouldn’t be too critical of China” when it comes to assessing negotiations at the COP26 climate change summit in Glasgow, Scotland. The deal agreed at COP26...

‘We could handle it right now’ — AEP chief says U.S. power grid can sustain influx of EVs

The U.S. power grid will be able to handle the influx of electric vehicles in the coming years, American Electric Power CEO Nick Akin told CNBC on Friday. “We could handle it right now,”...

Biden’s FDA chief pick expected to be Robert Califf

Dr. Robert Califf testifies during his nomination hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee November 17, 2015 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee | Getty Images President Joe Biden is expected to...

EPA chief Regan says Biden’s proposed auto emissions regulations will be ramped up

That proposal gave the EPA “a little bit more time to continue to do our own analysis” and draft a final regulation that reflected technical information from environmentalists and the auto industry, Regan said....