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2014-04-08 23:25:31

Fifth annual Rethink Strategy executive education program will take place at Stanford Graduate School of Business from May 28 to May 31, 2014. Featured keynote addresses will be delivered by Sprint CEO Dan Hesse, R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company President and CEO Thomas J. Quinlan and VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The CTO Forum, a premier organization for senior technology executives and business leaders, today announced that its fifth annual Rethink...

2014-03-26 12:24:41

Are Boards Taking the Right Steps to Find the Next CEO? NEW YORK and STANFORD, Calif., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CEO's departure is, sooner or later, inevitable - but are companies prepared for it? With CEOs turning over at a rate of 10-15% per year - from jumping to another firm to resigning due to poor health or poor performance, or just retiring - companies would be expected to be well-prepared for CEO succession. But governance experts from Stanford and The Miles Group...

2012-02-23 05:00:00

Company Expands Leadership Team During Period of Rapid Growth and Expansion Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 23, 2012 Tableau Software, the leader in rapid-fire business intelligence, today announced that it has appointed Brooke Seawell to its Board of Directors. In addition, he becomes chairman of Tableau´s audit committee. Seawell serves on the boards of Informatica Corporation and NVIDIA. As a long-time software executive including positions at NetDynamics and Synopsys, he brings...

2011-06-28 10:27:00

LOS ANGELES, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ICON Aircraft announced that Bart Becht, CEO of Reckitt Benckiser, will join ICON's board as a non-executive director. Becht also participated in ICON's recently closed series C round of financing as a key investor, bringing international perspective and nearly 25 years of business experience to ICON. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110628/LA27053) In September, Bart Becht is retiring from his position as CEO of Reckitt Benckiser,...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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