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2011-05-19 08:00:00

NEW YORK, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul R. Tomkins has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. and its parent company RDA Holding Co., it was announced today by Tom Williams, RDA's president and chief executive officer. Tomkins succeeds and will report to Williams, who was named President and Chief Executive Officer in April. He joins the company on Monday, May 23, and will become a member of the company's management...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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