Selfie is word of the year for 2013.
Toronto mayor stripped of power.
Woman admits to ditch murders.
European car car sales up 4.7%.
Boris Johnson says super-rich are ‘put-upon minority’ like homeless people and Irish travellers.
PS4: One million sold in most successful Sony console launch ever.
** WARBURG PINCUS LLC
Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, who played a major role in combating the global financial crisis, is joining private equity firm Warburg Pincus as president and managing director, the firm said on Saturday.
* OPTIMAL PAYMENTS PLC
The online money transfer company said Chairman Dale Johnson would step down on Wednesday due to “changing personal circumstances”.
The company appointed non-executive director Jonathan Comerford as interim chairman while it looks for a permanent replacement for Johnson, who has been chairman since July 2007.
** AXA INVESTMENT MANAGERS
The asset management company appointed Shajahan Alam as solutions strategist for its UK liability driven investment (LDI) team. He joins from Legal & General Investment Management, where he was a manager in its strategic investment and risk management team.
** NEPTUNE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LTD
The fund management company appointed James Cripps to its board of directors. Cripps retired recently as a partner in Slaughter and May.
** SOCIETE GENERALE CORPORATE & INVESTMENT BANKING
The financial services firm appointed Jeffrie Korompis as chief representative officer for Indonesia. Prior to joining SG CIB, Korompis had held senior positions at various firms including Barito Mining and Ithaca Resources.