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2014-04-01 16:26:30

ATLANTA, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Home Depot®, the world's largest home improvement retailer, today announced that Wayne M. Hewett has been nominated for election to its Board of Directors at its 2014 annual meeting of shareholders. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030502/HOMEDEPOTLOGO Hewett is president, CEO and board member of Arysta LifeScience Corporation, one of the world's largest privately held crop protection and life science companies. His career also...

2011-03-24 07:00:00

ATLANTA, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Home Depot® (NYSE: HD), the world's largest home improvement retailer, today announced that J. Frank Brown and Ronald (Ron) L. Sargent have been nominated for election to the board of directors at the Company's upcoming annual meeting on June 2. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030502/HOMEDEPOTLOGO ) Mr. Brown, 54, just completed his term as Dean of INSEAD, an international business school with campuses in France,...

2009-03-30 14:55:52

U.S. retail giant Home Depot said Chief Executive Officer Frank Blake agreed to skip his $1.2 million bonus for 2008 in light of the deep recession. The home repair retailer has laid off thousands of workers and closed underperforming stores since the recession began, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Monday. Top executives have also seen perks vanish, such as long-term life insurance, use of company cars and reimbursements for certain tax payments, the newspaper said. A Securities...

2007-01-04 06:00:11

By Del Jones and Matt Krantz 2006 was not a good year for Bob Nardelli, who lost his job Wednesday. For one, the Western Illinois University Leathernecks football team blew a halftime lead in the final game to lose to Missouri State and finish the year with a losing record. Western Illinois is Nardelli's favorite team; it's where he was a star player 25 years ago and dreamed of going on to the NFL, but he was too small. He replaced that dream with the dream of running a giant...

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  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.