Carl Icahn speaks at “Delivery Alpha” in New York on September 13, 2016.
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In an interview with The Wall Street Journal on Sunday, the billionaire businessman said that Karl Icahn has appointed former General Electric executive Aris Kekedjian to succeed his eponymous investment company Icahn Enterprises. Position.
Icahn said Kekedjian, GE’s chief investment officer, will take over as CEO and COO of Icahn Enterprise on Monday in 201
Icahn said the company’s current CEO Keith Cozza and CFO SungHwan Cho are leaving. He said that one of the reasons for leaving was that the company moved from New York to Florida. The newspaper reported that Icahn Enterprise Group will appoint a new chief financial officer on an unspecified date in the future.
Icahn Enterprises and Kekedjian did not immediately return CNBC’s request for comment.
Icahn Enterprise Group is a holding company that has invested heavily in energy, automobiles, real estate and other fields.
The company has been publicly listed and has a market capitalization of more than 13 billion U.S. dollars. Icahn, the 85-year-old chairman of Icahn Enterprises, is expected to eventually hand over the leadership of the company to his son Brett.