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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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Royal Mail taps parcels business boss Back as next CEO

Britain's Royal Mail Plc has chosen the boss of its fast-growing European parcels business, Rico Back, to succeed Chief Executive Officer Moya Greene, who will retire after eight years in charge.

Apr 18 2018

Retail worries spur Hammerson U-turn on $4.8 billion Intu deal

British shopping center operator Hammerson is pulling out of buying smaller rival Intu Properties by asking its increasingly skeptical shareholders not to back the planned 3.4 billion pound ($4.8 billion) deal.

Apr 17 2018

Johnston Press headlines early signs of advertising revival

Johnston Press Plc , which publishes The Scotsman and The Yorkshire Post, said it was seeing "early signs of improvement" in print advertising as concerns about fake news and social media privacy drive a return to newspapers.

Mar 06 2018

William Hill exits Australia with $244 million CrownBet sale

British bookmaker William Hill drew a line under a costly bet on Australia on Tuesday with the sale of its business there to CrownBet for A$314 million ($244 million).

Feb 27 2018

Fresnillo profit short of forecasts, expects costs to rise

Fresnillo missed annual profit expectations and predicted higher costs ahead on Tuesday, sending shares in the precious metals miner down more than 5 percent.

Feb 22 2018

British Gas owner Centrica steps up cuts after profits fall

Centrica stepped up plans for job cuts and cost savings on Thursday after the owner of energy supplier British Gas reported a 17 percent fall in annual operating profit.

Feb 21 2018

Glencore hails strongest full-year results after commodity rally

LONDON/BENGALURU Glencore Chief Executive Ivan Glasenberg hailed the group's results as its "strongest on record" on Wednesday, bolstered by a recovery on commodity markets and said it had the assets to meet future demand including from electric vehicles. | Video

Jan 30 2018

Genel Energy's production slides, focus shifts to gas fields

Iraqi Kurdistan-focussed Genel Energy expects oil and gas production to fall for a third year in 2018, it said on Thursday, as it shifts its focus to two new gas fields.

Jan 29 2018

Petra Diamonds shares slump after profit warning

Petra Diamonds Ltd expects full-year core earnings to come in about 10 percent to 15 percent below consensus, the miner said on Monday, sending shares plunging as much as 20 percent.

Jan 18 2018

Reedeux Media seeks IPO after first coin offering sells out

Jan 18 U.S. tech startup Reedeux Media said it plans to list on the Nasdaq exchange later this year, seeking a valuation of up to $1 billion after selling out the first tranche of its media cryptocurrency coin offering on Thursday.

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