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2014-09-29 23:04:26

Programs aimed at students interested in management consulting in healthcare New York, NY (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) is teaming with McKinsey & Company on two new academic initiatives that will offer students a first-class medical education combined with a comprehensive apprenticeship in the business of healthcare. The first initiative is an MD/Management Consulting program. Many third-year medical students choose to take a...

2014-07-24 08:43:04

Customer Experience Management Leader hires McKinsey veteran to spearhead Insights, Consulting and Research PALO ALTO, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medallia® (www.medallia.com), the global leader in SaaS Customer Experience Management (CEM) solutions, announced the appointment of Dorian Stone as the company's vice president of customer experience strategies. Dorian joins Medallia's senior team after more than a decade at McKinsey & Company, where he co-founded...

2014-06-23 16:22:54

Travel Management Services Company to be Official Destination Management Partner of Friends Organization NEW YORK, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Friends of the USA Pavilion Milano 2015, the coalition responsible under the auspices of the U.S. Department of State for organizing the U.S. presence at the next world's fair, has announced a partnership with Uvet - a market leader in travel management services in Italy. Through an agreement effective June 2014, Uvet will serve as the...

2014-03-19 23:21:40

Absolutdata, a leading data analytics firm, announces today the appointment of Shumeet Banerji to its Corporate Advisory Board San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Absolutdata, a leading data analytics firm, announces today the appointment of Shumeet Banerji to its Corporate Advisory Board. The newly formed Advisory Board will support the company as it scales up operations following a $20 million investment round from Fidelity Growth Partners last August.     ...

2014-03-10 23:24:27

New Managing Directors and Principals enhance consultancy's breadth and expertise. McLean, VA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Blue Ridge Partners, a management consulting firm focused on helping companies accelerate profitable revenue growth, has added four experienced members to the senior leadership team. Two managing directors and two principals join the firm with proven experience in client growth, strategy and operations. “The new members of our senior leadership team will add industry...

2014-02-12 16:23:58

Authors Show Why Procurement Is Uniquely Positioned To Help Lead During The Next Decade NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Across industries, leaders and managers may be missing a critical piece of the big picture: the increasing importance of procurement to the bottom line success or failure of their companies. In fact, 80% of a typical company's expenditures go toward procured goods and services, and procurement is often the single function that makes decisions around all...

2014-01-17 16:23:24

BURLINGTON, Mass., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Putnam Associates, a premier strategy consulting firm dedicated to serving the life sciences industry, is pleased to announce the promotion of Ken Beers to Partner and Scott Gilbert to Principal. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130801/NE57245LOGO) "Ken brings a wealth of experience to the firm, particularly in the areas of new product strategy, quantitative analytical methods, and the modeling of complex markets," said...

2014-01-08 23:20:42

Piervincenzi to Assume Leadership as of February 1, 2014 Rockville, MD (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 The Board of Trustees of the United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) today announced that Ron Piervincenzi will become the Chief Executive Officer of USP and chair of USP’s standards-setting body, the Council of Experts. Piervincenzi will assume these responsibilities February 1, 2014. “I am excited and honored to lead USP’s mission to improve global health,” said Piervincenzi....


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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