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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

04 Jan 2018

Steinhoff CFO steps down as crisis-hit retailer shuffles top team

JOHANNESBURG/FRANKFURT Steinhoff's finance chief stepped down from the role on Thursday to focus on helping the South African retailer plug a 2.4 billion euro (2.1 billion pounds) hole in its finances after an accounting scandal.

21 Dec 2017

Thyssenkrupp, workers strike deal to pave way for Tata Steel merger

DUESSELDORF/FRANKFURT Workers on Thursday struck a deal with German industrial company Thyssenkrupp to secure steel plants and jobs, a big step towards a planned merger of the group's European steel business with that of India's Tata Steel.

20 Dec 2017

Thyssenkrupp shareholders get impatient for change

DUESSELDORF/FRANKFURT Some investors in German industrial conglomerate Thyssenkrupp are becoming impatient with the pace of its restructuring, putting pressure on Chief Executive Heinrich Hiesinger to fix underperforming units and revive its flagging share price.

20 Dec 2017

Innogy's CEO Terium leaves group in wake of profit warning

FRANKFURT The chief executive of Innogy , Peter Terium, has left the German energy group following a profit warning last week, having failed to convince investors and the supervisory board of his future plans for the group.

13 Dec 2017

Npower forces Innogy to cut profit outlook, shares tumble

FRANKFURT German energy company Innogy on Wednesday trimmed its operating profit forecast for 2017, citing a persistently difficult market environment for npower, its ailing British retail energy supply business.

05 Dec 2017

Paul Singer's Elliott takes stake in takeover target Uniper

FRANKFURT Activist investor Elliott Management has taken a 5.32 percent stake in Uniper , putting pressure on Finland's Fortum to sweeten its 8.05 billion euro (£422 million) takeover offer for the German energy company.

04 Dec 2017

Chipmaker Dialog plunges further on fears Apple could go it alone

LONDON/FRANKFURT Shares in Dialog Semiconductor dropped about 24 percent on Monday after the company acknowledged for the first time that top customer Apple Inc could develop its own battery-saving chips used in iPhones.

23 Nov 2017

ThyssenKrupp lifted by record orders as shifts from steel

ESSEN, Germany Demand for next-generation lifts and car components enabled Thyssenkrupp to report its highest annual order intake in five years as the German firm slowly exits steelmaking. | Video

23 Nov 2017

Thyssenkrupp-Chef treibt Stahlfusion trotz Protesten voran

Essen Thyssenkrupp-Chef Heinrich Hiesinger will trotz besserer Ergebnisse die Stahlsparte 2018 in ein Joint Venture mit dem Konkurrenten Tata Steel abschieben.

23 Nov 2017

Streit um Stahlfusion bei Thyssenkrupp verschärft sich

Essen Bei Thyssenkrupp brennt wegen der geplanten Stahlfusion mit Tata Steel die Hütte.

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