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August 10, 2001 | ROGER CATLIN, HARTFORD COURANT
Elvis is gone. But James Burton is still taking orders from him. When the King of rock 'n' roll hovers over him, almost celestially, in the synced-up films of the disarming "Elvis--The Concert" tour, and shouts out, "Play it, James!" Burton does his bidding.
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August 10, 2001 | ROGER CATLIN, HARTFORD COURANT
Elvis is gone. But James Burton is still taking orders from him. When the King of rock 'n' roll hovers over him, almost celestially, in the synced-up films of the disarming "Elvis--The Concert" tour, and shouts out, "Play it, James!" Burton does his bidding.
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NEWS
March 29, 1987
A U.S. senator and a representative called for a congressional investigation of the Pentagon's treatment of an Air Force officer who they say was forced to retire because he criticized the testing program for the Army's new Bradley Fighting Vehicle. Rep. Mel Levine (D-Santa Monica) and Sen. David Pryor (D-Ark.) reported on their own inquiry into the case of Lt. Col. James Burton.
BUSINESS
June 8, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
CalPERS to Target Poor Performers Overseas: James Burton, chief executive of the California Public Employees Retirement System, told reporters at the International Monetary Conference in Seattle that the $80-billion fund will launch a formal campaign in September or October modeled after its U.S. program, which includes a two-tiered effort to focus on the poorest relative performers in the fund's stock portfolio.
BUSINESS
June 8, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
CalPERS to Target Poor Performers Overseas: James Burton, chief executive of the California Public Employees Retirement System, told reporters at the International Monetary Conference in Seattle that the $80-billion fund will launch a formal campaign in September or October modeled after its U.S. program, which includes a two-tiered effort to focus on the poorest relative performers in the fund's stock portfolio.
BUSINESS
September 17, 1994 | JESUS SANCHEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The California Public Employees Retirement System, the nation's largest public pension fund, said Friday that it has selected insider James E. Burton as chief executive of the $80-billion fund. Burton, 43, who had served as CalPERS' assistant executive officer for investment operations, said he will focus on improving the fund's operations and use of technology. Unlike his predecessor, Dale M.
BUSINESS
June 8, 1995 | From Reuters
The California Public Employees Retirement System, a leader in the U.S. corporate governance movement, plans to launch a campaign this fall to target poorly performing companies overseas, the fund's chief executive said. James Burton told reporters at the International Monetary Conference late Tuesday that the $80-billion fund will launch a formal campaign in September or October modeled after its U.S.
BUSINESS
June 22, 2003
Many will find it ironic that Boeing Co. is playing the ethics card ("Boeing Goes on Offensive in Ad Campaign," June 9) in view of the company's record of breaking promises to thousands of retirees. While management is in the mood to defend its record of "integrity and fairness" and to "strive to reinforce a culture where business is conducted honestly," it would be a good time for it to go ahead and restore the retiree health-care benefit so many of us relied upon after long careers.
BUSINESS
September 19, 2002 | Bloomberg News
The California Public Employees' Retirement System named Fred Buenrostro, a longtime state official who has served on its board for more than 12 years, as chief executive of the nation's largest public pension fund. Buenrostro, 52, succeeds James Burton, who left in August to become CEO of the World Gold Council. Currently the No.
BUSINESS
February 23, 1988
Donald A. MacDonald has been promoted to staff vice president--Far East for McDonnell Douglas Corp. and president of McDonnell Douglas Japan Ltd. MacDonald had been director of international and commercial programs in McDonnell Douglas' Washington office. He succeeds James T. Burton, who is returning to the corporation's Douglas Aircraft Co. division in Long Beach after five years in Tokyo.
BUSINESS
September 17, 1994 | JESUS SANCHEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The California Public Employees Retirement System, the nation's largest public pension fund, said Friday that it has selected insider James E. Burton as chief executive of the $80-billion fund. Burton, 43, who had served as CalPERS' assistant executive officer for investment operations, said he will focus on improving the fund's operations and use of technology. Unlike his predecessor, Dale M.
NEWS
March 29, 1987
A U.S. senator and a representative called for a congressional investigation of the Pentagon's treatment of an Air Force officer who they say was forced to retire because he criticized the testing program for the Army's new Bradley Fighting Vehicle. Rep. Mel Levine (D-Santa Monica) and Sen. David Pryor (D-Ark.) reported on their own inquiry into the case of Lt. Col. James Burton.
BUSINESS
May 16, 2002 | A Times Staff Writer
Another official of the California Public Employees' Retirement System is departing: James E. Burton, the pension fund's chief executive, said he will leave this fall for a private-sector career. Burton has been CEO of the $150-billion fund since 1994, and has worked in California state government for 27 years. William Crist, president of CalPERS' board, and Michael Flaherman, who heads the fund's investment committee, also are expected to depart by year's end.
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