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2014-09-30 23:12:12

Former Deputy Secretary of Defense Confirmed WWSG for Exclusive Lecture Representation Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Ash Carter, the former Deputy Secretary of Defense, has confirmed Worldwide Speakers Group for exclusive representation for his global speaking activities. As Deputy, Ash Carter served as COO of the U.S. Department of Defense and was one of the world’s largest consumers and administrators of healthcare, energy, and technology. He is a Rhodes Scholar...

2014-08-13 08:34:36

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CDI Corp. (NYSE: CDI) (the "Company") today announced that after a rigorous international search process, the Board of Directors has named Scott J. Freidheim as the company's next chief executive officer effective September 15, 2014. Freidheim, 49, joins CDI with more than 20 years of high-level experience across a range of industries with a proven ability to acclimate quickly and achieve strong financial performance. It is this business...

Rupert Murdoch
2014-07-17 04:47:59

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Time Warner rejected an $80 billion takeover attempt by 21st Century Fox in June, but rumors persist that the Rupert Murdoch-owned conglomerate could return with a higher offer, various media outlets reported Wednesday. The rejected bid was unsolicited, but according to New York Times reporters Andrew Ross Sorkin and Michael J. De La Merced “The bold move could put Time Warner in play and might again ignite a reshaping of the...

2014-03-24 08:25:14

FAIRFAX, Va., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, AHAA: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing announced a jaw-dropping addition to its already stellar 2014 conference lineup: Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of 21st Century Fox, the world's premier portfolio of cable, broadcast, film, pay TV and satellite assets spanning six continents across the globe, and Executive Chairman of News Corp, the largest news and information services provider in the English-speaking world. During...

2014-02-21 08:23:30

2012 Presidential Candidate Newt Gingrich and National Security Expert John Bolton to Speak at CPAC WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One America News Network reports that Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton join the list of prominent conservative speakers to be featured at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) next month. On Thursday night, former Ambassador John Bolton told One America News...

2014-02-13 23:04:30

David Rockefeller, Jr. was voted 2013 YachtWorld Hero from among five finalists by an independent group of boating journalists and marine industry members. Rockefeller was cited particularly for his founding and leadership of the ocean conservation non-profit, Sailors for the Sea. Norfolk, VA (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Dominion Marine Media, the division of Dominion Enterprises that operates YachtWorld, Boat Trader and boats.com, today announced its selection of David Rockefeller, Jr. as...

2014-02-12 12:32:17

HKI's global programs save millions from blindness and death CLAREMONT, Calif., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Claremont McKenna College announces today that Helen Keller International, whose mission is to combat the causes and consequences of blindness and malnutrition, has won the ninth annual Henry R. Kravis Prize in Leadership. The Kravis Prize carries a $250,000 award and recognizes extraordinary leadership in the nonprofit sector. Kathy Spahn, President and CEO of Helen Keller...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.