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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

Nov 15 2017

Nestle reorganizes infant nutrition business

LONDON/ZURICH Nestle , the world's largest packaged food firm, said on Wednesday it would reorganize its infant nutrition business to improve performance, five months after the new CEO listed the category as one of its priorities for growth.

Nov 10 2017

Richemont appoints insider to speed up watch business recovery

ZURICH Luxury goods group Richemont appointed company veteran Jerome Lambert on Friday to the newly created role of chief operating officer to steer its watchmaking business into calmer waters as demand for its timepieces slowly improves.

Nov 08 2017

Barry Callebaut profit boosted by low cocoa prices

ZURICH Chocolate and cocoa product maker Barry Callebaut reported a 40 percent jump in annual net profit on Wednesday and stretched out its guidance for 4-6 percent growth in volume by one year to 2018/19.

Oct 19 2017

Nestle speeds up overhaul to counter slowest growth in decades

ZURICH Nestle , the world's biggest packaged food group, is doubling spending on its restructuring this year to up to 1 billion Swiss francs ($1 billion) to cope with its weakest sales growth in more than two decades. | Video

Oct 05 2017

Geneva watch fair steals the show as brands desert Baselworld

ZURICH More and more brands are deserting the Baselworld watch fair held every March, blaming high costs and insufficient returns, while high-end players seek refuge at the rival fair in Geneva.

Sep 26 2017

Nestle targets profit margin to satisfy investor hunger

LONDON/ZURICH Nestle set a profit margin target for the first time on Tuesday, responding to an industry slowdown and pressure from activist investor Third Point for greater near-term returns from the world's largest packaged food company.

Sep 21 2017

Richemont hires former LVMH HR head to bolster management team

ZURICH Luxury goods group Richemont moved to shore up its management team on Thursday by appointing two outsiders to its senior executive committee.

Sep 14 2017

Watchmaker Zenith bets on new way of keeping time

LE LOCLE, Switzerland High-end watchmaker Zenith is replacing a part that has kept time in mechanical watches for almost 350 years, hoping its new, apparently more accurate mechanism will help to revive its fortunes.

Sep 13 2017

Richemont takes time to find new leader for watch business

GENEVA Richemont replaced almost half of its board members on Wednesday as the world's second biggest luxury group looks for an executive to revive its struggling watch business.

Aug 10 2017

LVMH hopes for double-digit second-half watch sales growth

ZURICH Sales of LVMH's watch brands could maintain their double-digit percentage growth in the second half of 2017, despite tougher year-on-year comparisons, the head of the luxury company's watch business said on Thursday.

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