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.
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LONDON Bulgari, the flagship jewelry brand of luxury industry leader LVMH , sees growth picking up in the second half of the year after sales suffered following the attacks in Paris in November."If we keep that traction through the summer, the second half could indeed be much stronger in terms of growth rate," Chief Executive Jean-Christophe Babin told Reuters in a interview at the company's newly refurbished flagship store in central London.
MILAN/LONDON With minutes until show time, a group of seamstresses are adding the final touches to designer Ermanno Scervino's latest creations to be unveiled on the catwalk. | Video
LONDON British staff recruitment firm Michael Page warned trading conditions had worsened in China and Hong Kong as multinational clients held back hiring decisions in the first two months of its financial year.
LONDON G4S , the world's largest security firm, said on Wednesday it would sell more businesses in the next two years after it took an additional 65 million pound ($93 mln) charge on loss-making British government contracts, including services for asylum seekers.
LONDON Burberry is attempting to identity a mystery investor who has built up a stake of nearly 5 percent in the company, pushing its shares to a five-month high on Tuesday on speculation of a potential takeover bid. | Video
LONDON Temporary power provider Aggreko reassured investors on Thursday that it was on track to deliver a planned 80 million pounds of savings, boosting its shares.
LONDON Rolls-Royce has appointed a partner from its largest shareholder ValueAct Capital to its board after the U.S. activist investor built up a stake in the British engineer following a string of profit warnings last year.
LONDON Repair and insurance firm Homeserve is in early-stage talks with utility companies to introduce its services in more than 10 countries, as it looks to step up its international expansion.
LONDON Shares in Serco soared by 11 percent after the British outsourcing firm showed signs its turnaround plan was working, as it posted a trading profit ahead of guidance set out last year and significantly reduced its debt.
LONDON British designer Burberry sparked a debate at this year's London Fashion Week by skipping the usual six-month gap between putting its designs on the catwalk and into shops, prompting concern among smaller designers that they would be unable to compete. | Video