Latest John Smith Stories

2014-01-20 12:20:08

John Smith, MBA '74, and spouse Dyan promote education as key to founding and fostering family businesses across generations ITHACA, N.Y., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cornell University and its graduate business school made a big difference for John Smith, MBA '74, and perhaps an even bigger difference for the family business, to which he returned after earning his MBA. For while Smith was studying at the then Graduate School of Business and Public Administration (BPA), he became convinced...

2010-12-20 09:10:00

NORWALK, Conn., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Evaluation Associates LLC (EAI), a Milliman Company, announced today that John Smith has joined the firm as Senior Consultant. In making the announcement, Evaluation Associates Managing Director Bryan Decker said, "We are delighted to welcome John Smith to EAI. He brings more than 20 years of experience to our team as a senior investment professional. John will have immediate consulting responsibilities for a diverse mix of clients and will...

2010-09-28 17:35:00

PARIS, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- MIPCOM 2010 will bring together two of Europe's top television executives on the same keynote speaker platform. Nonce Paolini, CEO of Groupe TF1, and John Smith, Chief Executive of BBC Worldwide, will share their vision of the state of the global television industry. As part of the MIPCOM conference programme, Marcel Fenez, Global leader Entertainment & media practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers, will present the PWC Global Entertainment & Media...

2009-04-22 12:00:00

Collaboration demonstrates company's commitment to sustainability LAS VEGAS, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer CropScience LP believes strongly in its commitment to protecting tomorrow today through its sustainability efforts. Today, John Smith, director of the Horticulture Region for Bayer CropScience, presented Tom Lovelace, United Fresh Produce Association (UFPA) chairman, with a $1.1 million endowment over the next four years to create the Center for Global Produce Sustainability during the...

2009-02-06 09:12:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the recession, Capable Communications has opened in Mercer County with a mission to help businesses of all sizes reduce their telecom and technology expenses. Who has not heard "cut your costs"? Today, there are hundreds of telecommunications service providers and technology firms that make it difficult for a company to research and select the right solutions that meet their unique needs and reduce costs without affecting service...

2008-09-16 03:00:16

By Bystrom, Andy The wooden oars sliced through the Rappahannock's smooth surface as we traveled, dripping sweat, at the slowest of clips past unbroken stretches of wooded shoreline. Shades of green emerged from the haze as we drew near. With no breeze to set the sails to, we faced a long, slow journey. I was among 12 men and women who set out from Jamestown, Virginia, in spring 2007 in a 28-foot open boat on a 120-day, 1,500-mile expedition along the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National...

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