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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

12 Jul 2018

Linde, Praxair in talks to sell assets to consortium of Messer, CVC

FRANKFURT Germany's Linde and U.S. group Praxair are in advanced talks to sell assets to a consortium of German gases firm Messer Group GmbH and funds advised by CVC [CVC.UL] to gain regulatory approval for their planned $83 billion merger.

06 Jul 2018

Thyssenkrupp board to seek new CEO after Hiesinger quits

DUESSELDORF/FRANKFURT Thyssenkrupp will take its time to replace Chief Executive Heinrich Hiesinger after his resignation, dampening hopes of a speedy restructuring or even a break-up of the German industrial group. | Video

15 Jun 2018

Shares in German online furniture retailer Home24 jump on debut

FRANKFURT Shares in German online furniture retailer Home24 jumped on their Frankfurt stock market debut on Friday, riding a wave of investor enthusiasm for new technology listings.

08 Jun 2018

Deutsche Post warns parcel restructuring will hit profit

FRANKFURT Deutsche Post DHL set out plans to restructure its post and parcel delivery division to better cope with rising staff and transport costs and slashed its 2018 operating profit forecast by almost a quarter, sending its shares sharply lower.

13 Apr 2018

VW's new CEO treads carefully on road to reform

WOLFSBURG/BERLIN, Germany Volkswagen's new Chief Executive Herbert Diess embarked on the most far-reaching shake-up in the carmaker's history on Friday, seeking to unite a company whose feuding factions have often slowed reform. | Video

29 Mar 2018

Volkswagen offers to buy back new diesels if bans introduced

FRANKFURT Volkswagen will buy back new diesel cars if German cities ban them, it said on Thursday, seeking to reassure potential buyers and stem a plunge in sales of diesel vehicles.

29 Mar 2018

Volkswagen offers to buy back new diesels if bans introduced

FRANKFURT Volkswagen will buy back new diesel cars if German cities ban them, it said on Thursday, seeking to reassure potential buyers and stem a plunge in sales of diesel vehicles.

28 Mar 2018

Hapag-Lloyd sees calmer waters for shipping industry

HAMBURG Demand for shipping is growing and could outpace the supply of new vessels next year, helping to boost profits at Hapag-Lloyd as it also reaps the benefits of a recent merger, the German company said on Wednesday.

09 Mar 2018

Europe's tourist hot spots look for ways to cope with the crowds

BERLIN Europe's tourist hot spots are looking for new ways to cope with "overtourism," where cities like Venice, Dubrovnik and Barcelona are struggling to manage huge crowds arriving daily on cheap flights and cruise ships.

09 Mar 2018

U.S. fails to keep pace with global tourism boom

BERLIN The United States is missing out on a global boom for tourism, hurt by a so-called Trump slump and currency exchange rates, travel industry experts said at a gathering in Berlin this week.

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