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October 11, 2000 | ELIZABETH DOUGLASS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
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.
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October 11, 2000 | ELIZABETH DOUGLASS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
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.
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BUSINESS
May 8, 2000 | ELIZABETH DOUGLASS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Since its founding a mere three years ago, Global Crossing Ltd. has built an impressive fiber communications network that runs undersea and over land, hitting most of the world's hottest markets. It's raised billions of dollars in capital, completed the acquisition of U.S. long-distance firm Frontier Communications and Britain's Racal Telecom, and forged a smattering of large joint ventures. Now the company, based in Bermuda but managed largely from Beverly Hills, is shifting gears. Leo J.
BUSINESS
May 8, 2000 | ELIZABETH DOUGLASS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Since its founding a mere three years ago, Global Crossing Ltd. has built an impressive fiber communications network that runs undersea and over land, hitting most of the world's hottest markets. It's raised billions of dollars in capital, completed the acquisition of U.S. long-distance firm Frontier Communications and Britain's Racal Telecom, and forged a smattering of large joint ventures. Now the company, based in Bermuda but managed largely from Beverly Hills, is shifting gears. Leo J.
BUSINESS
March 3, 2000 | ELIZABETH DOUGLASS and SALLIE HOFMEISTER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
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.
BUSINESS
February 8, 1997 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Leo J. Hindery Jr., general partner and chief executive of InterMedia Partners, was named president of Tele-Communications Inc., the nation's largest cable TV operator. John Malone, chairman, CEO and current president of TCI, said the chief executive of each TCI business unit would report to Hindery. Malone had been expected to bring in a respected cable executive in an effort to restore the profitability of the Englewood, Colo.-based company.
BUSINESS
February 7, 2000 | ELIZABETH DOUGLASS
Global Crossing Ltd., which has executive offices in Beverly Hills, is filling up fast with AT&T Corp. defectors. The most recent arrivals were hired last week by Global Crossing's Sunnyvale-based GlobalCenter Inc. subsidiary, which is run by former AT&T executive Leo J. Hindery Jr. Hindery, who joined Global Crossing in December after a turbulent stint as chief executive of AT&T's Broadband & Internet Services unit, recently hired six executives at GlobalCenter--five from AT&T.
NATIONAL
January 31, 2009 | Noam N. Levey
Former Sen. Tom Daschle, tapped by President Obama to lead his healthcare reform campaign, failed to pay more than $128,000 in taxes in the three years before Obama nominated him in December to head the Department of Health and Human Services. The disclosure -- involving unreported income and the use of a car and driver provided to Daschle -- comes 2 1/2 weeks after Obama's choice to head the Treasury Department, Timothy Geithner, admitted that he had not paid about $43,000 in taxes.
BUSINESS
December 7, 1999 | KAREN KAPLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Telecommunications upstart Global Crossing said Monday it has hired former AT&T executive Leo J. Hindery Jr. to run its GlobalCenter Internet services operation. As chairman and chief executive of Sunnyvale-based GlobalCenter unit, Hindery, 52, will lead the expansion of one of the world's largest hosts of Web sites and other behind-the-scenes services that make e-commerce possible.
BUSINESS
December 7, 1999 | ELIZABETH DOUGLASS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Aiming to boost its stock value and regain favor with wary investors, AT&T Corp. said Monday that it will separate its booming wireless business and sell a portion of it next year in an initial public offering that could raise a record $10 billion. The announcement, which had been expected for weeks, comes as the nation's largest long-distance carrier struggles to staunch its sinking stock price and lingering doubts about its strategy to use cable lines to offer residential phone service.
BUSINESS
March 3, 2000 | ELIZABETH DOUGLASS and SALLIE HOFMEISTER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
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.
BUSINESS
December 18, 1997 | TOM PETRUNO
Shares of Irvine-based Fluor Corp. were languishing around $35 last week, having crashed from a peak of $75.94 in August as the company's global engineering business has faced mounting competition and shrinking profit margins. But when Chief Executive Leslie McCraw surprised Wall Street on Dec. 10 with his decision to retire Jan. 1--a move necessitated by health problems--Fluor shares quickly began to rise, and have gained in every session since.
BUSINESS
October 15, 2002 | Elizabeth Douglass, Times Staff Writer
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.
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