Security officer Cyril Ruthenberg on his wild photographic recognition


In February, part-time security officer Cyril Ruthenberg received news that one of his photograph had placed in the top 50 best nature and wildlife photographs in the annual Sony World Photography Awards (open competition category)—out of 173,000 entries! While the museum staff is used to hearing about their co-workers talents, Cyril’s stunning shot of a yawning lion begs to be shared with everyone else. I caught up with Cyril during one of his patrols through the Western art wing of the museum. Read more [...]

Mary A. Francis Named Corporate Secretary and Chief Governance Officer


Lydia I. Beebe to retire after distinguished career with the company SAN RAMON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 9, 2014-- Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) today named Mary A. Francis corporate secretary and chief governance officer effective May 1, 2015. In her new role, Francis, 50, will counsel the board of directors and senior management of Chevron on corporate governance matters, manage the Corporate Governance Department and serve on the Law Function Executive Committee. She succeeds Lydia I. Read more [...]

Tensions rise as white St. Louis police officer shoots black man dead


A young black man was shot to death by an off-duty white police officer in St. Louis on Wednesday night, and a tense crowd gathered at the scene nearly two months to the day after a white policeman shot an unarmed black man to death in the nearby suburb of Ferguson.
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Con-way Chief Financial Officer To Address RBC Conference


Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW) announced today that Stephen L. Bruffett, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will participate in a "fireside chat" on September 9 at the RBC Capital Markets Global Transportation Conference in Las Vegas. The presentation will begin at approximately 9:10 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time.Parties may listen to the presentation via live Internet webcast. The webcast will be available at www.con-way.com in the investors section. Please go to Con-way's web site at least Read more [...]

Con-way Chief Executive Officer To Address Cowen Conference


Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW) announced today that Douglas W. Stotlar, president and CEO, will make a presentation on September 4 at the Cowen and Company Global Transportation Conference in Boston. The presentation will begin at approximately 8:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Parties may listen to the presentation via live Internet webcast. The webcast will be available at www.con-way.com in the investors section. Please go to Con-way's web site at least fifteen minutes early to register and install Read more [...]

Sears Holdings Names Alasdair James As Kmart’s President And Chief Member Officer


Role critical to meeting needs of the Kmart Shop Your Way member Aug 11, 2014 HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD) announced today that Alasdair James has joined the company as President and Chief Member Officer for the Kmart business. In this role, Mr. James will be responsible for driving the Kmart format strategy, managing the Kmart P&L and aligning merchandise, marketing, pricing and selling with the needs and wants of Shop Your Way® members. Since Read more [...]

Meritor Appoints Jay Craig President and Chief Operating Officer


TROY, Mich., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced the appointment of Jay Craig as president and chief operating officer (COO), effective June 9, 2014. Craig will continue to report directly to Ike Evans, chairman and CEO. "In Jay's new role, he'll have responsibility for both of our business segments – Commercial Truck & Industrial and Aftermarket & Trailer – while helping lead the company toward the successful execution of our strategic M2016 initiatives," Read more [...]