September 6, 2008
Re "Renewing the contract," Opinion, Sept. 1 I was in college in the early 1960s, the heyday of American liberalism. One day in economics class, a student asked rather impertinently why we weren't studying Marx's economic theory along with the rest. The professor replied that there was no need to. Marx's theory of working-class impoverishment had been disproved by the rise of organized labor, the Wagner Act and a thriving middle class. Now, looking over an article like Leo Hindery's with its alarmingly divisive statistics and the social trends they represent, I begin to wonder who was right after all. Doug Doepke Claremont -- Hindery writes that the American dream is intimately connected to corporate operations.
October 15, 2002 |
A former chief executive who served just seven months at the helm of Global Crossing Ltd. is pressing the company to cough up back rent on a Park Avenue apartment and salary payments he says are owed to him. The $822,000 request from Leo J. Hindery Jr., who served as Global Crossing's third CEO, includes payments to cover the $22,000 monthly rent on his former two-bedroom apartment in the Waldorf-Astoria, known for its famous tenants. Hindery moved out of the apartment in June.
October 11, 2000 |
Global Crossing Ltd. today is expected to announce the resignation of Chief Executive Leo J. Hindery Jr., who becomes the second CEO to leave the upstart telecommunications firm in less than a year. The unexpected departure of Hindery, a 15-year veteran who brought a mix of deal-making and communications industry expertise to the young company, is likely to further rattle beleaguered investors in Global Crossing.
March 3, 2000 |
Global Crossing Ltd. unexpectedly replaced its chief executive Thursday after only a year, naming in his place a respected cable executive known for astute deal making and visionary leadership. Global Crossing Chief Executive Robert Annunziata will be immediately replaced by Leo J. Hindery Jr., who joined the company in December as chairman and chief executive of GlobalCenter Inc., the Sunnyvale, Calif., Internet services business.
October 7, 1999 |
Ending a turbulent seven-month tenure marked by continued conflicts with his boss and associates, AT&T's key cable executive, Leo J. Hindery Jr., is leaving the company in what could be a setback for the long-distance giant's transformation into a cable-based enterprise.
March 26, 1999 |
In a reversal of strategy that signals continuing management turmoil, Seagram Chief Executive Edgar Bronfman Jr. is searching for a high-level executive to oversee the entertainment assets bought by his family's liquor conglomerate four years ago. Sources close to Seagram say Leo Hindery Jr., who is credited with saving Tele-Communications Inc.