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PE-backed Performance Health appoints CEO

Performance Health, which is backed by Madison Dearborn Partners, has named Francis Dirksmeier as CEO. His appointment becomes effective February 25, 2019. Previously, he was president of Henry Schein Animal Health – North America. Based in Warrenville, Illinois, Performance Health is a provider of products to the rehabilitation, physical therapy and sports medicine markets. PRESS RELEASE WARRENVILLE, Ill., Feb. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Performance Health, a leader in consumer healthcare and the ...
Tags: Trends, People, Chicago, United States, Rfid, North America, Board, Henry Schein, The Board, GE Healthcare, McKesson Corporation, PE, Madison Dearborn Partners, McKesson Medical Surgical, Warrenville Illinois, Performance Health

Flybe shareholders urged to reject rival rescue bid

Board says Virgin-backed deal is the only viable option
Tags: Travel, Virgin, Board

Startup Law A to Z: Corporate Matters

Founders are a special breed — independent, self-reliant, and resourceful. Yet these same attributes, critical in taking an idea from zero to one, can eventually cause first-time founders to misjudge situations and tackle problems without appropriate guidance. This is particularly true (sometimes tragically so) in the legal arena, where founders generally have little or no experience and the risks are difficult to quantify. To solve this, Extra Crunch is offering up well-sourced lists of the bes...
Tags: TC, New York, Board of Directors, California, Tech, Fullscreen, Uspto, Delaware, Irs, Otter Media, Board, State, Internal Revenue Service, LLC, Sapiens, Cooley

United States: TTAB Dismisses 2(d) Opposition To "M" Mark For Medication Costing Software - Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

The Board dismissed this Section 2(d) opposition to registration of the mark shown below left, for software "for providing information to medical personnel and patients regarding the cost of a patient's prescription medication
Tags: News, United States, Board

LA County Board of Supervisors will likely vote to oppose Quemetco’s expansion, push for more lead pollution tests

In a motion set for a vote on Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors stands ready to oppose expansion of a lead-acid battery recycling facility in City of Industry with a history of state and local violations. The five-member board is prepared to throw its full weight behind a position previously expressed by Supervisor Janice Hahn in a three-fold motion that asks the state to deny a permit that would allow Quemetco to increase operations by 25 percent and operate 24 hours a day, 3...
Tags: News, California, Cancer, Environment, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Sierra Club, Rockies, Board, Legislature, South Coast Air Quality Management District, Bassett, San Gabriel Valley, City of Industry, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors

Stephen King And The Necessities Of Life

The Panel of the Maine Board of Bar Overseers found no misconduct based on charges brought against an attorney who had advised a divorce client to move funds into a sole account The heart of the Board’s complaint is that... [Author: Legal Profession Prof]
Tags: Law, Stephen King, Board, Legal Profession Prof, Bar Discipline & Process, Maine Board of Bar Overseers

Apollo completes take-private Aspen Insurance buyout

Apollo Global Management has closed its take-private acquisition of Aspen Insurance in an all-cash transaction valued at about $2.6 billion. As a result of the closing, Aspen stopped trading February 15, 2019 on the New York Stock Exchange and the Bermuda Stock Exchange. Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC provided financial advice to Aspen on the deal. PRESS RELEASE NEW YORK & HAMILTON, Bermuda–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Affiliates of certain investment funds (the “Apollo Funds”) managed by affil...
Tags: New York, Trends, United States, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, AHL, New York Stock Exchange, Financial Services, KKR, Apollo, Chris, Aspen, Nyse, Board, Mark, Lloyd

United States: Denying Cancellation Petition, TTAB Finds That Roman Atwood's "SMILE MORE" Functions As A Mark - Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

The Board dismissed this petition for cancellation of Roman Atwood's registration for the mark SMILE MORE for various goods (stickers, backpacks, shirts) and for retail store service featuring clothing, denying petitioner's claim that the term fails to function as a mark.
Tags: News, United States, Roman Atwood, Board, Atwood, Mark Wolf Greenfield

Yelp surges after beating on earnings and revenue (YELP)

Yelp shares jumped in after-hours trading on Wednesday after reporting quarterly earnings and revenue that topped analysts' expectations. The company reported earnings of $0.37 per share on revenue of $243.7 million. Analysts surveyed by Bloomberg expected adjusted earnings per share of $0.36 on revenue of $241.2 million for the final three months of 2018. Last quarter, shares of the user-review website crashed after it reported results and full-year guidance that fell short of expectations. ...
Tags: Facebook, Trends, Bloomberg, Yelp, Board, Corporate Governance Committee, Ray Dalio, Paul Volcker, SQN Investors LP, SQN Yelp, Markets Insider Shares of Yelp

Here come Yelp earnings... (YELP)

Yelp was scheduled to release fourth-quarter and full-year earnings after the market's close on Wednesday. Analysts surveyed by Bloomberg expected adjusted earnings per share of $0.36 on revenue of $241.19 million for the final three months of 2018. Last quarter, shares of the user-review website crashed after it reported results and full-year guidance that fell short of expectations. Follow Yelp's stock price here on Markets Insider. Yelp was scheduled to report fourth-quarter and full-ye...
Tags: Facebook, Trends, Bloomberg, Yelp, Board, Corporate Governance Committee, Ray Dalio, Paul Volcker, SQN Investors LP, Bloomberg Adjusted, SQN Yelp

United States: Former NLRB Chairman Pearce Withdraws From Consideration For Open Board Seat (US) - Squire Patton Boggs LLP

Former National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB" or "Board") two-term Chairman and Member Mark Gaston Pearce announced on February 6, 2019 that he would not seek renomination to the Board.
Tags: News, United States, Nlrb, Board, National Labor Relations Board NLRB, Pearce, Mark Gaston Pearce, Open Board Seat US Squire Patton Boggs LLP

A National Conversation on Board Diversity in Chicago 11/15

Where can you find all of the following individuals -- 4 CEOs and 40 corporate board directors -- in one place at one time?  At the 2020 Women on Boards Chicago 7th Annual National Conversation on Board Diversity, November 15, 2018, 4:30 PM-8:30PM (Central time), The Mid-America Club, Aon Building, Chicago, Illinois.Anne Pramaggiore, CEO, Exelon Utilities; Board Director: Motorola Solutions, Inc., Babcock and Wilcox Enterprises—both NYSE-listed companies; Chair, Federal Reserve Bank of ChicagoJ...
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PE-backed Z-Medica expands board with new addition

Z-Medica LLC, a provider of hemostatic devices, has appointed Dr. Vinod Thourani to its board of directors. Currently, Dr. Thourani is professor of surgery at Georgetown University School of Medicine and the chairman of cardiac surgery for MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute. Z-Medica is a portfolio company of Linden Capital Partners. PRESS RELEASE Wallingford, CT (February 12, 2019) – Z-Medica, LLC, a Linden Capital Partners portfolio company and leading developer and manufacturer of hemostatic ...
Tags: Facebook, Washington, Trends, Atlanta, People, Chicago, United States, Emory, Furman University, Baltimore, Board, Emory University, American College of Cardiology, Wallingford, Linden, Linden Capital Partners

Acacia Partners exits Perennials & Sutherland

Acacia Partners said Feb. 6 that it sold its investment in Perennials & Sutherland LLC. Bertram Capital is investing in the company. Financial terms weren’t announced. Perennials, of Dallas, designs and makes 100 percent solution-dyed acrylic performance fabric and rugs for indoor and outdoor use and luxury outdoor furniture. Piper Jaffray advised Perennials & Sutherland while McGuire Woods served as legal counsel. PRESS RELEASE February 6th, 2019 – Acacia Partners is proud to announce the succe...
Tags: Trends, David, Dallas, ANN, Sutherland, Board, Company, Feb, Austin Texas, Piper Jaffray, Acacia, Business Services, PE Deals, McGuire Woods, Acacia Partners, Acacia Partners Acacia Partners

Turkish Airlines unveils new LEGO Movie 2 In-flight Safety Video

Turkish Airlines is marking its move to a state-of-the-art home base, Istanbul Airport, by launching a fun and original safety video involving characters from the latest big-screen animated LEGO adventure. The LEGO Movie 2, from Warner Bros. is being shown in theatres worldwide beginning today.Last August, Turkish Airlines debuted the , which was also inspired by the LEGO® Movie franchise. The video topped the viral charts with 20 million views in just one month and then brought home the gold...
Tags: Featured, Australia, Advertising, Turkey, Lego, Portugal, Travel & Tourism, Tokyo, Airbus, Warner Bros, Skytrax, Turkish Airlines, Star Alliance, Board, Lego Group, Istanbul Airport

My National Rifle Association Expectations

Opinion My National Rifle Association Expectations USA – -( Over the years, I have often been pretty critical of the NRA and its leadership team. Even though I try to make a point of expressing my support for the organization and its mission, there are always some who see my criticism as an attack, and an attempt to tear down the organization. In this column, rather than simply pointing at the flaws and failures of the association, I want to address some practical and reasonabl...
Tags: Board of Directors, Guns, Kennedy Center, Cincinnati, Guggenheim Museum, Nra, Board, NRA Board, National Rifle Association, Wayne Lapierre, LaPierre, The Board, Chris Cox, Gun Rights News, Jeff Knox, Firearms Coalition

Judicial nominees are changing their approach to the 'Brown v Board' question

When Wendy Vitter sat before the Senate last year as a nominee for a seat on the federal bench, one of her responses triggered outrage from her opponents.
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Judicial nominees are changing their approach to the 'Brown v Board' question at Senate hearings

When Wendy Vitter sat before the Senate last year as a nominee for a seat on the federal bench, one of her responses triggered outrage from her opponents.
Tags: Senate, Cnn, Board, Brown, Wendy Vitter

Actor Terry Crews says the National Enquirer's publisher tried to 'silence' him with fake stories as Jeff Bezos accuses the tabloid of blackmail

Terry Crews has accused American Media Inc (AMI), publisher of the National Enquirer, of making up a false story to "silence" him. Crews said Radar Online, which is owned by AMI, tried to run a fake story about him buying prostitutes after he went public in accusing a talent agent of sexual assault. He published an alleged email from Radar Online back in 2017, and said the publication did not run the story because it was fake and he had publicly exposed them. Crews resurfaced his allegations a...
Tags: Amazon, Hollywood, Saudi Arabia, Trends, MacBook Air, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Terry Crews, The Washington Post, Board, Senate Judiciary Committee, Bezos, Monte Carlo, AMI, Crews, Ronan Farrow

Making the Turn: 10 Warning Signs You aren’t Shifting from Founder to Leader

By Thomas Brattle Gannett and Dr. Greg Giuliano You came up with an awesome idea. Your singular focus has been to make it real. You started a company. You got funding. Maybe you’re looking for Series B or C funding now. Maybe you’re prepping for the IPO. Congratulations! You’re ready to scale or go public. You’ve gotten this far. What could go wrong? Every founder reaches this turning point. Some make the turn. Others do not. Missing the turn or making it too late can cause a company to stagnate...
Tags: Leadership, Carnegie Mellon University, Forbes, Board, Greg, Colorado College, Toby, Aspen Institute, Stanford University Graduate School of Business, National Association of Corporate Directors NACD, Thomas Brattle Gannett, Greg Giuliano You, Board Leadership Fellow, NACD Cyber Board Oversight Program, University of Colorado Colorado Springs He, Greg Giuliano

Professor of Art (Illustration & Drawing) (Full-time, Tenure-track)

Teach classes covering contemporary theories, methods, and applications in creativity, design, production, and portfolio development, including Illustration, Dynamic Sketching, Visual Development, Contemporary Illustration and basic drawing classes. Professor of Art (Illustration & Drawing) (Full-time, Tenure-track)Mt. San Antonio CollegeTerm:10 months/yearSalary:Initial placement, $67,622 – $100,919 annuallyApplication Procedure: First Review of Applications: Complete application packe...
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Professor of Art (Ceramics) (Full-time, Tenure-track)

Teach Ceramics classes covering wheel throwing, hand construction, glazing, and firing for high and low temperature clay implementation at the beginning, intermediate and advanced level. Professor of Art (Ceramics) (Full-time, Tenure-track)Mt. San Antonio CollegeTerm:10 months/yearSalary:Initial placement, $67,622 – $100,919 annually Application Procedure: First Review of Applications: Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; however, those submit...
Tags: Art, Usa, Jobs, California, United States, San Antonio, Board, Board of Trustees, Mt San Antonio College, San Antonio College, San Antonio College Human Resources, Mt San Antonio Community College, MetLife Social Security, ORCalifornia Community College, Interest Mt San Antonio College

National Enquirer publisher responds to Jeff Bezos' blistering blog post that accused it of extortion

National Enquirer publisher American Media (AMI) says its board will investigate claims made by Jeff Bezos in a blog post accusing the paper of "extortion and blackmail." In a statement to Business Insider, AMI says it believes it "acted lawfully" and "in good faith" in the reporting on the Amazon CEO's affair with former TV anchor Lauren Sanchez. Bezos' team has been investigating who leaked private text messages and photos to the National Enquirer, which published an exposé in the wake of Be...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Kim Kardashian, Trends, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Donald Trump, Trump, Board, Bezos, AMI, David Hughes, Trump Entertainment Resorts, American Media, David Pecker, Pecker

Successful Aging: Help! I got bullied into expensive treatments I can’t afford

Q. I am a 70-year old reader of your column in the Orange County Register. I attended a neuropathy seminar and subsequently went into the chiropractic office sponsoring the seminar for two consultations to determine if I needed neuropathy treatments. They said my situation was serious and I could end up in a wheelchair or possibly have to get my leg amputated. Original treatment: $17,000; the hardship discount for me: $7,000. They told me if I consulted my neurologist I would not qualify for the...
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American Media Inc. Board Will Investigate Bezos’ Explosive Claims

The board of American Media Inc., the publisher of the National Enquirer, announced Friday that it will investigate the explosive claims Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos made against the company. Bezos accused AMI of “extortion and blackmail,” claiming the media company threatened to publish additional explicit photos of Bezos and his mistress unless he halted his investigation of the leaked images. “American Media believes fervently that it acted lawfully in the reporting of the story of Mr. Bezos,” th...
Tags: Amazon, News, Cnn, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Trump, Board, Bezos, AMI, American Media, American Media Inc, David Taintor

AMI defends ‘good faith negotiations’ with Jeff Bezos but will investigate blackmail allegation

It’s the morning after the night before for AMI. And what a night it was. The company is officially in damage control mode after it released a short statement defending its communication and behavior with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who published evidence of blackmail that used leaked messages and nude photos of the billionaire that AMI had acquired. AMI today defended its efforts. It claimed it had “acted lawfully” with its reporting of Bezos and that it engaged in “good faith negotiations” with him...
Tags: Amazon, Publishing, Media, Washington Post, Saudi Arabia, Tech, Ceo, President, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, The Washington Post, Trump, Board, Bezos, AMI, American Media

Ghosts and Shadows of the South

There are so many threads of this ugly and increasingly bizarre (three scandals at once) set of scandals in the upper ranks of the Virginia state governments. But one is the proximity of these two events to the end of Jim Crow in the South. Before delving into this, let me stipulate that by saying there were lots of racist attitudes in the 1980s I’m not saying there aren’t a lot today. I am trying to make a different point. These events happened in the early 1980s. The Civil Rights Act of 1965 w...
Tags: News, Senate, Virginia, US, America, United States, Kkk, Jim Crow, South, Board, Josh Marshall, Brown, Lott, Strom Thurmond, Trent Lott, Editor’s Blog nabs $40M investment to enhance CRM with voice recognition

With traditional CRM tools, sales people add basic details about the companies to the database, then a few notes about their interactions. AI has helped automate some of that, but wants to take it even further using voice recognition to capture every word of every interaction. Today, it got a $40M Series B investment. The round was led by Battery Ventures with existing investors Norwest Venture Partners, Shlomo Kramer, Wing Venture Capital, NextWorld Capital and Cisco Investments a...
Tags: Startups, TC, Enterprise, Funding, San Francisco, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Voice Recognition, CRM, Battery Ventures, Natural Language Processing, Board, Cisco Investments, Dharmesh Thakker,, Amit Bendov

On the Beach cautious in run-up to Brexit deadline

But chief exec says Board remains confident
Tags: Travel, Brexit, Board

Haven Cyber Tech buys Onevinn

Haven Cyber Technologies, which is backed by C5 Capital, said Feb. 7 that it acquired Onevinn. Financial terms weren’t announced. Onevinn, of Sweden, provides Microsoft cloud security services and solutions. PRESS RELEASE February 07, 2019 05:21 AM Eastern Standard Time LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Haven Cyber Technologies (“Haven”) today announces its acquisition of Onevinn, the leading Swedish provider of Microsoft cloud security services and solutions. The acquisition reflects Haven’s continued foc...
Tags: Europe, UK, London, Sweden, Microsoft, Washington, Germany, Haven, Trends, Tech, Scandinavia, Itc, Bahrain, Permira, Board, Airbus Defence