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2014-09-16 20:28:34

Teri List-Stoll of Kraft and Charles W. Scharf of Visa to join board; Dave Marquardt and Dina Dublon to retire from board at end of current term; company increases dividend by 11 percent. REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday announced that Teri List-Stoll, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Kraft Foods Group Inc., and Charles W. Scharf, chief executive officer of Visa Inc., have been appointed to the company's board of...

2014-09-16 16:25:57

Second segment of PwC's 2014 Annual Corporate Directors Survey sheds light on changing governance landscape NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Evolving trends in board priorities and practices, as well as activist shareholders becoming even more active, were among the issues directors expressed their views about in PwC's 2014 Annual Corporate Directors Survey. In the summer of 2014, 863 public company directors responded to the survey, and of those, 70% serve on the boards of companies...

2014-09-16 16:22:45

UL's newest division finds conflict minerals hiding in complex global supply chains and helps companies meet reporting requirements NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UL's Information & Insights (I&I) division has a comprehensive lineup of supply chain information, tools and subject-matter experts that can help companies identify conflict minerals sources and put the mandated comprehensive, audit-traceable reporting procedures in place quickly and cost-effectively....

2014-09-16 12:27:17

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The majority of employees would support raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour for all employees, according to results from the 2014 "Getting Paid In America" survey conducted by the American Payroll Association. The results showed that nearly 68 percent of employees are in favor of raising the minimum wage for all American workers, not just federal employees. "Competitive compensation is intricately tied to employee satisfaction,"...

2014-09-16 12:23:30

MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Protiviti, a global consulting firm, has been named one of the global 2014 'Best Firms to Work For' by Consulting magazine. This prestigious award recognizes consulting firms which rank highly across several categories, including client engagement, firm culture, firm leadership, career development, work/life balance, and compensation and benefits. Of the more than 350 consulting firms whose employees participated in the global survey,...

2014-09-16 12:20:52

Recently Completed Facility to Begin Operations This Month LADKRABANG, Thailand, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Menlo Logistics (Menlo), the US$1.5 billion global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced the opening of its new, state-of-the-art, multi-client warehouse facility in Ladkrabang, Thailand. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130313/MM76898LOGO Menlo is a leading global provider of logistics, transportation management and supply chain...

2014-09-16 08:39:55

Highly satisfied customers are key to leadership positioning and exceptional growth MALVERN, Pa., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricoh has again earned a leadership position in Worldwide Managed Print and Document Services, according to the new "IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Managed Print and Document Services 2014 Hardcopy Vendor Assessment -- Focus on Managed Workflow Services."(1) Key factors that contributed to Ricoh's positioning include an extensive product portfolio, highly...

2014-09-16 08:37:54

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clavis Insight, the global leader in cloud-based online retail store analytics software for consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturers and retailers, has appointed Supriya Chaudhury as chief marketing officer (CMO). Chaudhury, a marketing executive with over 20 years' experience, will lead Clavis Insight's global marketing functions including marketing strategy, thought leadership, brand development, and marketing communications....

2014-09-16 08:32:15

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As open enrollment season approaches, U.S. employees will soon be asked to make important decisions about their 2015 benefits. According to Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health solutions business of Aon plc (NYSE: AON), employees will be expected to take a more proactive role in managing their health care decisions. This increased responsibility makes it more important than ever for individuals to understand how they can make...

2014-09-16 08:30:54

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Formex, LLC ("Formex"), a leader in pharmaceutical development and manufacturing, announced that Mr. Greg Weilersbacher joined Formex as Director of Quality Assurance and Quality Control on August 25, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/MM49948LOGO Greg Weilersbacher has over 20 years of pharmaceutical industry experience with focused expertise in Quality Assurance, Facility Validation, GMP manufacturing, and laboratory...


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