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BMW picks insider Zipse as CEO to catch up with rivals

BMW has named Oliver Zipse as its new CEO, hoping the "decisive" company lifer will help the automaker regain its edge in electric cars and win back the premium market lead lost to Mercedes-Benz under his consensus-seeking predecessor.

Syngenta CFO says it faces no glyphosate lawsuits

Chinese-owned agricultural chemical maker Syngenta has not been named in litigation involving weed-killer ingredient glyphosate that has hit German rival Bayer , the Swiss-based company's chief financial officer, Mark Patrick, said on Friday.

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