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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

Jun 20 2018

Telecom Italia keen to discuss fiber-to-the-home tie-up with Open Fiber

MILAN Telecom Italia (TIM) is keen to discuss combining the Italian phone group's fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) broadband assets with those of smaller rival Open Fiber, Chief Executive Amos Genish said on Wednesday.

Jun 01 2018

Marchionne ramps up SUVs as prepares to hand over Fiat Chrysler wheel

BALOCCO, Italy Fiat Chrysler's departing Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne delivered a plan on Friday to ramp up sport utility vehicles and invest 9 billion euros ($10.5 billion) in electric and hybrid cars in a bid to double operating profit by 2022.

Jun 01 2018

Fiat Chrysler boss to tackle Europe, bet on Jeep in his last lap

BALOCCO, Italy Fiat Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne is expected to show on Friday how the carmaker plans to fix lagging margins in Europe, grow Jeep into a global giant and catch up in electric and self-driving cars - all without him in the driving seat.

May 29 2018

Fiat Chrysler investors want electric road map in CEO's swan song

MILAN/LONDON Fiat Chrysler (FCA) boss Sergio Marchionne is expected to outline new plans for electric and hybrid cars in a strategy presentation on Friday, aiming to ensure the world's seventh-largest carmaker remains in the race in the absence of a merger.

May 29 2018

France's Iliad ventures into Italy with low-price mobile offer

MILAN/PARIS French telecoms operator Iliad launched its first foray outside France on Tuesday when it presented its new low-price mobile offer for Italy as it looks to offset weakness at home.

May 17 2018

Telecom Italia boss says has board support, Elliott plans not discussed

MILAN Telecom Italia (TIM) Chief Executive Amos Genish feels he has the full support of the board to push ahead with his three-year strategy plan and proposals put forward by activist fund Elliott are not being discussed, he said on Thursday.

May 17 2018

Blood but not much treasure: Vivendi's European media crusade

MILAN/LONDON French tycoon Vincent Bollore's stated goal to create a southern European media empire faces defeat in Italy, despite pumping 5 billion euros ($5.9 billion) into his biggest foreign conquest, raising questions over whether the strategy ever existed.

May 07 2018

Telecom Italia reappoints Genish as CEO after Elliott coup

MILAN Telecom Italia (TIM) reappointed Amos Genish as chief executive on Monday, as the phone group enters a new phase after activist fund Elliott wrestled board control from top shareholder Vivendi .

May 04 2018

U.S. hedge fund Elliott defeats Vivendi in board vote

ROZZANO, Italy U.S. hedge fund Elliott pulled off a boardroom coup at Telecom Italia on Friday, wresting control away from French media group Vivendi as the fund embarks on a campaign to shake up slumbering companies across Europe.

May 03 2018

Boardroom showdown could alter Telecom Italia's future

MILAN/LONDON Warring investors will take their battle for boardroom control of Telecom Italia to a shareholder vote on Friday, with both sides promising major changes to reshape Italy's slumbering telecoms heavyweight.


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