Parker had been in the role of CEO only a few months at the time of the terror attacks, which sent the airline industry into turmoil. Rather than cut workforces, Southwest kept all workers on and made nearly a $180-million profit-sharing payment to its employees in the days after the attacks. "Our people built a house of bricks, while others had built theirs of straw. Thirty years of doing things the right way had given us the strength to do the right things during the worst crisis in the history of aviation," Parker wrote in his book, Do the Right Thing: How Dedicated Employees Create Loyal Customers and Large Profits, which was published after he retired.In 2004, Parker, then 57, shocked the airline industry when he left. He was succeeded as CEO by Gary Kelly, who continues to hold that position. "It was a combination of things," Parker said then. He said the three years he spent leading the carrier, which was the only airline that stayed profitable in the … [Read more...] about Former Southwest Airlines CEO James Parker dies at 72
Updated 12:06 pm PST, Friday, January 25, 2019 A still from "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile," a film about Ted Bundy. This scene features an appearance by James Hetfield, of the famed rock band Metallica. A still from "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile," a film about Ted Bundy. This scene features an appearance by James Hetfield, of the famed rock band Metallica. Photo: Voltage Pictures Photo: Voltage Pictures Image 1 of / 33 Caption Close Image 1 of 33 A still from "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile," a film about Ted Bundy. This scene features an appearance by James Hetfield, of the famed rock band Metallica. A still from "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile," a film about Ted Bundy. This scene features an appearance by James Hetfield, of … [Read more...] about Watch: Ted Bundy film trailer features Metallica’s James Hetfield in first-ever acting role
WITH just weeks to go until Britain is scheduled to leave the EU, Dyson has announced it's moving its headquarters from Wiltshire to Singapore. Here's what you need to know about why the company is relocating and its top inventor James Dyson. Why is Dyson moving to Singapore? On January 22, Dyson announced its headquarters would be moving to Singapore from its current home in Wiltshire. Dyson has insisted the move has no link to Brexit - saying the company's future growth lies in Asia. Currently based in Malmesbury, Dyson revealed last year that its new electric cars would be made in Singapore and now the company is also switching its HQ and several senior executives to the city-state. Chief executive Jim Rowan said: "The move is nothing to do with Brexit or tax, it's about making sure we are future proofed. "There are huge revenue opportunities in Singapore, China is the poster child of that." Dyson said it would continue to invest in Britain and will not be leaving … [Read more...] about Why is Dyson moving to Singapore and what has James Dyson said about Brexit?
BILLIONAIRE Sir James Dyson is one of Britain’s most successful inventors. After revolutionising the vacuum cleaning industry, the Brit businessman has invested £2billion into an electric car project. Who is James Dyson and what is his net worth? Born in Norfolk in 1947, Sir James Dyson is worth a whopping $5.2billion, according to Forbes. After studying at art school, Dyson developed his best known product - the bagless cleaner. The inventor had grown frustrated at the loss of suction of his household vacuum when it sucked up dirt. He developed the “G-Force” cleaner in 1983 using cyclonic separation technology already used in saw mills. But the product was not an instant success in the UK as major manufacturers would not buy it because they were worried it would be kill the lucrative cleaner bag market. The disposable bag market was worth £100million a year in Britain at the time. As a result, Dyson took his product to Japan – then the … [Read more...] about Who is James Dyson, is Dyson moving to Singapore after Brexit and what’s the inventor’s net worth?
0 Have your say Celtic want to complete deals for two more players in the January transfer window, including James McCarthy according to talkSPORT presenter Jim White. Brendan Rodgers has so far added three forwards to his squad with the arrivals of Oliver Burke, Tim Weah and Vakoun Issouf Bayo. Celtic have also been loosely linked with moves for Manchester City legend Yaya Toure and former player Victor Wanyama. However, reports suggest neither deal is likely.• READ MORE: Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers No.1 target for Premier League side, reports claimWhite, speaking on his talkSPORT show on Wednesday, said Rodgers is in discussions with the Celtic board over two players, ex-Hamilton midfielder McCarthy and Olympiacos full-back Omar Elabdellaoui.“My understanding is there’s a recruitment meeting today to discuss two signings Brendan Rodgers would like to make,” he said.“One is the Olympiacos full-back Omar Elabdellaoui. He plays … [Read more...] about Celtic target double deal including signing of James McCarthy