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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ZURICH More and more brands are deserting the Baselworld watch fair held every March, blaming high costs and insufficient returns, while high-end players seek refuge at the rival fair in Geneva.
LONDON/ZURICH Nestle set a profit margin target for the first time on Tuesday, responding to an industry slowdown and pressure from activist investor Third Point for near-term returns from the world's largest packaged food company.
ZURICH Luxury goods group Richemont moved to shore up its management team on Thursday by appointing two outsiders to its senior executive committee.
LE LOCLE, Switzerland High-end watchmaker Zenith is replacing a part that has kept time in mechanical watches for almost 350 years, hoping its new, apparently more accurate mechanism will help to revive its fortunes.
GENEVA Richemont replaced almost half of its board members on Wednesday as the world's second biggest luxury group looks for an executive to revive its struggling watch business.
ZURICH Sales of LVMH's watch brands could maintain their double-digit percentage growth in the second half of 2017, despite tougher year-on-year comparisons, the head of the luxury company's watch business said on Thursday.
ZURICH, Aug 10 Sales of LVMH's watch brands could maintain their double-digit percentage growth in the second half of 2017, despite tougher year-on-year comparisons, the head of the luxury company's watch business said on Thursday.
ZURICH Swiss competition authority WEKO may investigate Swiss watchmakers after getting complaints from independent repair centres and customers about the restrictive supply of spare parts, an official told Reuters.
ZURICH/LONDON Nestle's plan to shore up its capital structure, announced only days after being thrust into the spotlight by activist shareholder Third Point, was received by investors as a precursor to bigger changes under the company's new leadership.
LONDON/ZURICH Nestle plans to buy back as much as 20 billion Swiss francs ($20.8 billion) worth of shares over three years, it said on Tuesday, days after U.S. activist shareholder Third Point LLC began a campaign to boost performance at the company.