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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

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Fiat Chrysler cuts debt by more than expected

MILAN Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) reduced its debts by more than expected in the first quarter, putting the carmaker well on course to become cash positive later this year.

Apr 24 2018

Telecom Italia shareholders back CEO as board seat showdown looms

ROZZANO, Italy Telecom Italia (TIM) Chief Executive Amos Genish was backed by nearly all shareholders present at a general meeting on Tuesday, days before a showdown over board seats between the Italian phone group's top two investors.

Apr 23 2018

Ruling delays Telecom Italia board showdown with Elliott

MILAN A judge ruled in favor of an appeal by Telecom Italia (TIM) and its leading investor Vivendi to block a vote on some board director replacements proposed by activist fund Elliott at an April 24 shareholders meeting, a court document showed.

Apr 19 2018

Hedge fund Elliott turns up heat on Vivendi over Telecom Italia

MILAN Activist fund Elliott turned up the volume in its war of words with Vivendi over the French media group's defense of its strategy for Telecom Italia (TIM), only days before a fight for board seats at Italy's biggest phone group.

Apr 10 2018

Elliott packs Telecom Italia slate with big names to corner Vivendi

MILAN Activist fund Elliott has proposed a slate of 10 independent Italian business heavyweights for the Telecom Italia board, betting on growing discontent with the way top shareholder Vivendi has been running the company.

Apr 09 2018

Telecom Italia vows legal action to stall Elliott's board drive

MILAN Telecom Italia (TIM) plans to take legal action to prevent a vote on board candidates proposed by activist fund Elliott on April 24 as top shareholder Vivendi fights to keep its grip on Italy's biggest phone group.

Mar 16 2018

Elliott steps up challenge to Vivendi at Telecom Italia

MILAN Activist fund Elliott Advisors has written to other Telecom Italia shareholders to call for a "truly independent" board to improve governance, performance and shake up the way Vivendi has run the Italian phone group.

Mar 15 2018

Exclusive: Vivendi open to alternative strategy for Telecom Italia

MILAN Telecom Italia's main shareholder, French media group Vivendi , has declared itself ready to support an alternative strategy to boost the Italian firm's short-term share price, as activist investor Elliott Advisors pushes for a shakeup.

Mar 07 2018

Telecom Italia promises higher returns as Elliott emerges

MILAN Telecom Italia (TIM) held out a promise of richer shareholder returns hours after activist fund Elliott Advisors threatened to try to shake up the way top shareholder Vivendi runs the company.

Mar 06 2018

Activist Elliott takes Telecom Italia stake to shake-up governance, strategy

MILAN Activist investor Elliott Advisors has built a stake in Telecom Italia (TIM) (TIM), it said on Tuesday, in a move that could challenge the way top investor Vivendi runs Italy's biggest phone group.


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