Carl Icahn speaking at Delivering Alpha in New York on Sept. 13, 2016.
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Carl Icahn has named former General Electric executive Aris Kekedjian to take the helm at his namesake investment firm, Icahn Enterprises, the billionaire businessman told The Wall Street Journal in an interview published on Sunday.
Kekedjian, the chief investment officer at GE until 2019, will take over as chief executive and chief operating officer of Icahn Enterprises on Monday, Icahn said.
Keith Cozza, the firm’s current CEO, and SungHwan Cho, the chief financial officer, are departing, Icahn said. He said that one reason for the departures is the firm’s relocation to Florida from New York. The…