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  • PeopleSoft echó a Craig Conway, su CEO. Seguramente esará en relación al manejo, o falta de manejo, de la oferta hostil de Oracle para comprar la compañía. Ellos dicen que dudan de su habilidad para liderar en esta crisis.
  • Citigroup apuntó a Sallie Krawchek nueva CFO del gigante financiero. Tom la reemplazó como jefa de Smith Barney, su división de investigación de mercado.
  • Feo día para ser Raymond Gilmartin, CEO de Merck: salió a luz que su droga para arthiritis, Vioxx, aumenta el riesgo tener un paro cardíaco.Detalles: Vioxx’s demise raises questions about Merck’s future as a top-tier drug company and whether it might be forced into a merger, which Mr. Gilmartin has long resisted. Merck’s shares plunged, erasing $26.8 billion from its market capitalization. Shares fell $12.07, or 27%, to $33 in 4 p.m. composite trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The stock is among the most widely held and is included in the 30-company Dow Jones Industrial Average. It was the largest drop in percentage terms for a Dow stock since United Technologies Corp. lost 28% in September 2001. Pfizer shares were up 1.4%.