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Vodafone Group Plc Chief Technology Officer Johan Wibergh to Step Down End of 2022
Technology

Vodafone Group Plc Chief Technology Officer Johan Wibergh to Step Down End of 2022

By Joe Hoppe Vodafone Group PLC said Thursday that Chief Technology Officer Johan Wibergh will retire at the end of 2022 after serving in the role since 2015, and that Scott Petty will take over from Jan. 1. The U.K. telecommunications company said Mr. Petty will co-lead Vodafone Technology with incoming Chief Network Officer Alberto Ripepi. Mr. Petty joined the company in 2009, holding positions in Vodafone Business Product Management and Technology before becoming CTO for the U.K. in 2017. Mr. Ripepi joined Vodafone in 2001 and has held various roles, including CTO of Europe and operational director for Group Technology. The company also said Rosemary Martin, group general counsel and company secretary, will leave the company on March 31, and will be succeed...
Live Nation Entertainment Inc. stock outperforms competitors despite losses on the day
Entertainment

Live Nation Entertainment Inc. stock outperforms competitors despite losses on the day

Shares of Live Nation Entertainment Inc. LYV, -2.27% shed 2.27% to $94.28 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -1.29% falling 1.29% to 4,228.48 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.86% falling 0.86% to 33,706.74. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. Live Nation Entertainment Inc. closed $33.47 below its 52-week high ($127.75), which the company achieved on November 5th. The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as eBay Inc. EBAY, -3.03% fell 3.03% to $47.07 and World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. Cl A WW...
A Broadway show will offer select ‘mask required’ performances.
Entertainment

A Broadway show will offer select ‘mask required’ performances.

Could audiences for shows, concerts and other indoor events soon have the option to attend select performances where masks are required as a COVID-19 safety protocol? That’s the question some in the entertainment world are asking in light of the announcement that producers of “The Kite Runner,” a Broadway play based on the novel of the same name, are instituting the mask requirement for all Friday-night performances, starting Aug. 19. During the rest of the week, attendees will have the choice to go mask-free. In effect, the show, which was initially mask-optional for all performances when it opened last month, is now opting for a hybrid approach. “We said, ‘Let’s give it a try,’” said producer Victoria Lang, adding that initial response from ticket ...
AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. Cl A stock rises Monday, outperforms market
Entertainment

AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. Cl A stock rises Monday, outperforms market

Shares of AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. Cl A AMC, +5.56% advanced 5.56% to $15.37 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index COMP, -0.18% falling 0.18% to 12,368.98 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.14% falling 0.14% to 32,798.40. AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. Cl A closed $37.42 below its 52-week high ($52.79), which the company reached on September 13th. Trading volume (23.7 M) remained 17.6 million below its 50-day average volume of 41.3 M. Editor's Note: This story was auto-generated by Automated Insights, an automation technology provider, using data from Dow Jones and FactSet. See our market data term...
Nintendo Co. Ltd. ADR rises Friday, still underperforms market
Entertainment

Nintendo Co. Ltd. ADR rises Friday, still underperforms market

The Nintendo Co. Ltd. ADR NTDOY, +0.34% inched 0.34% higher to $56.00 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index COMP, +1.88% rising 1.88% to 12,390.69 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.97% rising 0.97% to 32,845.13. This was the ADR's third consecutive day of gains. Nintendo Co. Ltd. ADR closed $12.25 short of its 52-week high ($68.25), which the company achieved on March 29th. The ADR demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Hasbro Inc. HAS, -0.29% fell 0.29% to $78.72, Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. TTWO, +1...
Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Inc. stock outperforms market on strong trading day
Entertainment

Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Inc. stock outperforms market on strong trading day

Shares of Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc. PLAY, +4.62% advanced 4.62% to $35.53 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index COMP, +4.06% rising 4.06% to 12,032.42 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +1.37% rising 1.37% to 32,197.59. Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc. closed $17.01 below its 52-week high ($52.54), which the company reached on March 30th. The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as McDonald's Corp. MCD, +0.70% rose 0.70% to $258.89, Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. CMG, +14.70% rose ...