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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

Sep 21 2017

UniCredit proposes to remove 5 percent cap on voting rights

MILAN UniCredit has called a shareholder meeting for Dec. 4 to put new governance proposals to the vote, including removing a 5 percent cap on voting rights and allowing the board to select its own candidates to be directors.

Sep 19 2017

Coffee rivals square off in Italy ahead of Starbucks invasion

MILAN Two of Italy's biggest coffee houses are reinforcing their brands with flagship cafes in Milan near the spot where U.S. rival Starbucks is set to begin an invasion next year. | Video

Sep 19 2017

Coffee rivals square off in Italy ahead of Starbucks invasion

MILAN Two of Italy's biggest coffee houses are reinforcing their brands with flagship cafes in Milan near the spot where U.S. rival Starbucks is set to begin an invasion next year. | Video

Jun 02 2017

What's truly Italian? Food fight foils 'Made in Italy' plan

MILAN For the Italian government, it seemed like a recipe for success: create an official "Made in Italy" logo to defend the country's finest food exports from an army of foreign impersonators.

Jun 02 2017

What's truly Italian? Food fight foils 'Made in Italy' plan

MILAN For the Italian government, it seemed like a recipe for success: create an official "Made in Italy" logo to defend the country's finest food exports from an army of foreign impersonators.

May 15 2017

Italy's Atlantia makes $18 billion toll road bid for Spain's Abertis

MILAN/MADRID Italy's Atlantia bid 16.3 billion euros ($18 billion) for Abertis on Monday to create the world's biggest toll road operator, but still needs the full backing of the Spanish firm's top shareholder if it is to succeed. | Video

May 10 2017

Prysmian hopes for possible transformational deal

MILAN Prysmian , the world's largest cable maker, is studying several acquisitions including a possible transformational deal, Chief Executive Valerio Battista said on Wednesday.

May 09 2017

Campari's U.S. push lifts earnings, shares hit record high

MILAN Campari's strategy shift to focus more on the U.S. market helped the drinks group to report stronger than expected first-quarter earnings, lifting its shares to a record high.

Apr 12 2017

Prysmian in talks over potential acquisitions, won't overpay: CEO

MILAN Italy's Prysmian , the world's largest cable maker, is discussing potential acquisitions but is not prepared to overpay, Chief Executive Valerio Battista said on Wednesday.

Apr 08 2017

Italy to confirm GDP forecast, revive privatisations in new plan

CERNOBBIO, Italy The Italian government will confirm an economic growth forecast of 1 percent for 2017 and revive its privatisation programme next week when it publishes a new multi-year fiscal plan, junior Economy Minister Enrico Morando said on Saturday.

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