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Phil Knight, Co-Founder And Chairman Emeritus, Nike

“Don’t equate hero leadership with autocratic lead.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkFeb 11th, 2019

Exclusive: Phil Knight gives Knight Foundation $109 million

Nike co-founder Phil Knight has given $109 million of Nike stock to the Knight Foundation, his private foundation, according to a tax document made available on Tuesday to the Business Journal. The gift of Nike stock was partially disclosed in a s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 20th, 2018

A Battle Over Governor Rages in Oregon. On One Side, Nike. On the Other, Its Founder

Phil Knight's donation is the largest individual contribution in the state's history. But it puts him at od.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 5th, 2018

Phil Knight gives another $1 million to Knute Buehler

Nike co-founder Phil Knight has given another $1 million to Republican gubernatorial candidate Knute Buehler. Knight had already given Buehler $1.5 million. He'd also given $1 million to the Republican Governors Association, most of which ended u.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 18th, 2018

Nike, Phil Knight flex political muscles as midterms approach

For the first time, a Nike CEO has made a statement in the Oregon voters' guide, part of an active political year for Oregon's biggest company and co-founder Phil Knight......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 17th, 2018

How Phil Knight"s $1M Buehler donation compares to his other big campaign checks (Infographic)

The Nike co-founder has given $1.5M in total to this year's Republican gubernatorial candidate.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 13th, 2018

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to depart Facebook board, PayPal exec nominated

Netflix Inc. CEO, chairman and co-founder Reed Hastings is leaving the board of Facebook, a role he's served in since 2011. Hastings and Erskine Bowles, president emeritus of University of North Carolina, will not be nominated for reelection to t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 12th, 2019

Phil Knight gives another $50 million to charity

Knight declined to disclose the name of the charity that received the gift of 625,000 shares of Nike stock......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 23rd, 2019

Airline executives remember Southwest Airlines founder Herb Kelleher

United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz on Friday morning joined a growing chorus of airline executives across the United States in exalting the late Southwest Airlines founder and Chairman Emeritus Herb Kelleher as one of the true visionaries in the airline .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 4th, 2019

Southwest Airlines founder Herbert Kelleher dies at age 87

Southwest Airlines founder and chairman emeritus Herb Kelleher passed away on Thursday at the age of 87, the company announced......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 3rd, 2019

Southwest Airlines founder Herb Kelleher dies at 87

Herb Kelleher, the famed co-founder and Chairman Emeritus of Southwest Airlines, died Thursday at the age of 87, according to the airline. "We already miss you, Herbie. #HonoringHerb," Southwest tweeted Thursday afternoon. In addition to founding t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 3rd, 2019

New lawsuit targets Phil Knight, Nike board over ‘boys’ club’ culture

A second sweeping lawsuit has been filed against Nike Inc. in the wake of reports about a "boys' club" culture at the sportswear company. This time, the lawsuit was filed on behalf of the company's shareholders, not former employees. It targets Nike'.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 5th, 2018

New lawsuit targets Phil Knight, Nike board

A second sweeping lawsuit has been filed against Nike Inc. in the wake of reports about a "boys' club" culture at the sportswear company. This time, the lawsuit was filed on behalf of the company's shareholders, not former employees. It targets Nike'.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 5th, 2018

Wynn Resorts settles with Elaine Wynn, names Satre vice-chairman

Wynn Resorts Ltd on Monday named Phil Satre vice chairman as part of a settlement reached with the casino operator's co-founder and largest shareholder, Elaine Wynn, who had been pushing to reorganize the board......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 6th, 2018

Wynn Resorts settles with Elaine Wynn, names Phil Satre vice-chairman

Wynn Resorts Ltd on Monday named Phil Satre vice chairman as part of a settlement reached with the casino operator's co-founder and largest shareholder, Elaine Wynn, who had been pushing to reorganize the board......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 6th, 2018

Morton Kinzler, founder of Barnwell Industries, dies at 92

Morton H. Kinzler, a founder and chairman emeritus of Honolulu-based Barnwell Industries Inc., has died, the company said Tuesday. He was 92. Kinzler, who, along with members of the R.S. Barnwell family, founded Barnwell Industries (NYSE: BRN) in.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 12th, 2018

Netflix"s CEO Reed Hastings to leave Facebook"s board

Reed Hastings, chairman and chief executive of Netflix Inc. , will be leaving Facebook Inc.'s board along with Erskine Bowles, president emeritus of University of North Carolina, the social media company said Friday. The c.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 12th, 2019

Mortgage demand is up quite a bit: Quicken Loans founder

Dan Gilbert, founder and chairman of Quicken Loans, and Jay Farner, CEO of Quicken Loans, joins CNBC's "Squawk Box" to discuss the state of the mortgage sector as home buyers prepare for spring......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcApr 12th, 2019

People are refinancing their mortgages, says Quicken Loans chairman

Dan Gilbert, founder and chairman of Quicken Loans and owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss the state of the mortgage sector as homebuyers prepare for spring......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcApr 12th, 2019

Century Bank founder and chairman Marshall Sloane dies at 92

Marshall Sloane, the Century Bank chairman who founded the financial institution 50 years ago and built it into one of Greater Boston’s largest and best-known banks, died on Saturday at the age of 92. Medford-based Century was founded out of a .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 7th, 2019

Valley developer to receive 2019 Horatio Alger Award

Michael Ingram, founder, chairman and CEO of El Dorado Holdings Inc., will receive the 2019 Horatio Alger Award. Ingram is among 12 business and civic leaders nationwide to receive this year's award from the Horatio Alger Association of Distingui.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 1st, 2019