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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

Mar 01 2017

Novo Nordisk replaces head of North American operations

COPENHAGEN Novo Nordisk , the world's largest insulin maker, said on Wednesday the head of its North American operations Jakob Riis has resigned, casting doubt over its strategy in a market that accounts for more than half its sales.

Feb 22 2017

Arla CEO says rising milk supply to keep prices in check

COPENHAGEN Arla Foods, one of Europe's biggest dairy companies, said on Wednesday a rising supply of milk on world markets is likely to rein in further gains in prices that have increased nearly 50 percent since a slump last year.

Feb 22 2017

Arla CEO says rising milk supply to keep prices in check

COPENHAGEN, Feb 22 Arla Foods, one of Europe's biggest dairy companies, said on Wednesday a rising supply of milk on world markets is likely to rein in further gains in prices that have increased nearly 50 percent since a slump last year.

Feb 21 2017

Denmark would not oppose Britain turning itself into tax haven

COPENHAGEN Denmark would not oppose Britain trying to turn itself into a tax haven to woo companies after it leaves the European Union as it would put pressure on EU countries to increase their competitiveness too, the new foreign minister said.

Feb 10 2017

Vestas leaps to top spot in U.S. wind market

COPENHAGEN Danish wind turbine maker Vestas Wind Systems has leapt to the top of the U.S. wind market, overtaking General Electric in new capacity installed last year, although slower demand growth and doubts over political support could threaten its position.

Feb 10 2017

Vestas leaps to top spot in U.S. wind market

COPENHAGEN, Feb 10 Danish wind turbine maker Vestas Wind Systems has leapt to the top spot in the U.S. wind market, overtaking General Electric, data from a wind industry trade group shows.

Jan 18 2017

Novozymes cuts jobs, says U.S. policy, Monsanto deal pose risks

COPENHAGEN Enzymes maker Novozymes will cut 198 jobs and invest more in emerging markets, it said on Wednesday, adding it could time take to recapture past growth rates amid uncertainty over U.S. renewable energy policy and the takeover of a key partner.

Dec 14 2016

Exclusive: Maersk, DONG oil and gas merger talks stall over price - sources

COPENHAGEN/LONDON Talks between shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk and DONG Energy to merge their oil and gas business have stalled after the two Danish firms could not agree on a price, industry and banking sources said on Wednesday.

Dec 13 2016

Hamburg Süd deal to help compensate for Maersk energy spin-off

COPENHAGEN The acquisition of German shipping company Hamburg Süd will replace some 60 percent of revenue lost when A.P. Moller-Maersk spins off its energy division, the head of the Danish company said on Tuesday.

Dec 09 2016

Maersk, Hyundai Merchant Marine alliance talks in doubt

COPENHAGEN/SEOUL Doubts about the future of Hyundai Merchant Marine Co Ltd surfaced on Friday after Denmark's Maersk Line said the South Korean shipping firm was no longer being considered for the 2M vessel-sharing alliance.

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