Joey Griffiths grew up in the western New York town of Dunkirk and left home at 17. Now he’s 30 and working as a bill collector in Jackson Heights, Queens. He has bills of his own to pay. Says Griffiths: “I’m good at collections because I understand what they’re going through. Just surviving.”
Ross Levinsohn has watched two chief executive officers come and go since he joined Yahoo! Inc. in 2010 as vice president of the Americas. As interim CEO, he’ll grapple with the same challenges that plagued his predecessors.
Comcast Corp.’s NBC Sports Group signed a new 10-year agreement for coverage of the Tour de France race and will air live stages of cycling’s premier event on its NBC network for the first time, beginning next weekend.
News Corp. will introduce The Daily, a news publication designed for tablet computers such as the Apple iPad, in the U.K. within months, the London-based Times reported, citing Jon Miller, the company’s digital chief.
Yahoo! Inc.’s Ross Levinsohn, who was interim chief executive officer, is leaving today after the board passed him over for the top job and unexpectedly recruited Marissa Mayer, a former Google Inc. executive.