March 23, 2017 5:45 AM EDT

DIED

Martin McGuinness, Northern Ireland’s former Deputy First Minister, at 66. Once an Irish Republican Army leader, he helped negotiate the Good Friday Agreement in 1998, paving the way to peace after decades of violence.

• Robert Silvers, founding and longtime editor of the New York Review of Books, at 87.

• Chuck Barris, creator and host of numerous hit TV game shows, including The Gong Show and The Dating Game, at 87.

PROMOTED

Geisha Williams, as the head of PG&E, making her the first female CEO in the energy company’s history as well as the first Latina CEO of a Fortune 500 company in the U.S.

QUIT

Uber’s president Jeff Jones, less than seven months after he joined. Jones told Reuters that the “beliefs and approach to leadership” that guided his career were “inconsistent” with his experience at the ride-sharing company.

MERGED

U.K. telecom giant Vodafone’s India unit with rival Idea Cellular in a $23 billion deal to create the country’s largest cell phone carrier.

This appears in the April 03, 2017 issue of TIME.

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