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2014-04-24 12:29:48

CHICAGO, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), the nation's largest customer-owned health insurer, today announced that John Cannon will join the company on April 29 as executive vice president and chief administrative officer. In this new role, Cannon will report to company president and CEO Patricia Hemingway Hall and have responsibility for HCSC's legal, risk management, human resources and corporate real estate functions. "John will be an...

2014-01-27 16:25:03

LUXEMBOURG, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a privately-held developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies, today announced that John Cannon has been named Chief Financial Officer of the company. Mr. Cannon had been serving as ConvaTec's acting CFO since last July. "John has done a truly outstanding job, and I am pleased to name him officially to the CFO role," said Ken Berger, CEO of ConvaTec. About ConvaTec ConvaTec is a global medical products and...

2009-04-30 16:02:58

A U.S. astronomer says he discovered a galaxy in which gas is distributed over a much larger area than researchers expected to find. Macalester College Professor John Cannon said the giant disk dwarf galaxy he discovered has the largest size difference between stars and gas of any known galaxy. That finding, he said, is important for furthering the understanding of how galaxies form and how they remain stable over time. Cannon said data from the Kitt Peak National Observatory in Arizona and...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • 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.