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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BOULOGNE-BILLANCOURT, France French carmaker Renault posted record sales and profit for 2017, bolstering Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn's position in the face of government demands for a clearer succession plan and deeper integration with alliance partner Nissan.
PARIS The French government said on Monday it will back Renault boss Carlos Ghosn's nominee for chief operating officer but wants an agreement to transform the Renault-Nissan alliance into an "integrated" automotive group.
PARIS French plastics maker Novares [IPO-NOVARES.PA] priced its initial public offering (IPO) at between 6.30-8.00 euros per share on Monday, adding that the deal could give it a stock market capitalisation of up to 550 million euros (£485 million).
PARIS Renault-Nissan is to pursue plans to create separate strategy and operations leadership roles, Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn said on Wednesday in a sign he may pull back as boss of the French carmaker.
FRANKFURT/PARIS Volkswagen (VW) hailed a record 10.7 million vehicle sales in 2017, a 4.3 percent rise, but the new total prompted the Renault-Nissan alliance to claim the crown as the world's leading automobile group on Wednesday.
PARIS French construction company Vinci is confident it will be compensated if the government scraps a plan to build a new airport near the western city of Nantes.
PARIS French carmaker PSA's global sales jumped by 15 percent last year as strong growth in Iran and Latin America helped to offset difficulties in Britain and China.
PARIS Growth in the French construction sector will slow down next year because of curbs on government measures supporting the industry and due to property prices becoming more expensive, the French building federation (FFB) said on Tuesday.
PARIS Peugeot carmaker PSA Group is to bring the development and production of its electric motors back to France after creating a joint venture with Japan's Nidec Corp that will initially invest 200 million euros ($237 million).
PARIS, Nov 30 Peugeot maker PSA Group plans to build Aisin Seiki automatic gearboxes under licence in France after failing to persuade the Toyota-owned supplier to invest in joint production, company sources said.