Daily Archives: December 6, 2018

Capital Gains: See who’s donating to UT business school, sponsoring bowl games & staging photo ops with the mayor

In this week's Capital Gains column of news tidbits: McCombs School of Business renames business honors program after financier's big donation; VRBO sponsors Florida's Citrus Bowl; Austin's mayoral championship belt changes hands.

By | 2018-12-06T22:42:52+00:00 December 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Brookfield’s Exhibit Systems acquires local competitor KMK Industries

A Brookfield exhibit and display company has acquired a local competitor. Exhibit Systems, which touts itself as a one-stop service for trade shows and events, has acquired Milwaukee-based KMK Industries, a company that designs and manufactures trade ...

By | 2018-12-06T18:24:08+00:00 December 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Bombardier forecasts increased business jet deliveries in 2019

Driven by its new flagship Global 7500, Bombardier Inc. on Thursday forecast an increase in business jet deliveries in 2019.  In association with the Canadian company’s annual investors day, Bombardier said it plans between 150 and 155 deliveries of b...

By | 2018-12-06T18:23:00+00:00 December 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Money and medicine: In Mass., it pays to be a top hospital executive

In Massachusetts, it pays to be a top executive at a health system — even if you're not the CEO. A Boston Business Journal analysis of public compensation data for 2017 shows that, unsurprisingly, CEOs were the top earners at a majority of health syst...

By | 2018-12-06T18:20:45+00:00 December 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Who wants to lead a major media company? The Gannett job is opening.

McLean-based Gannett Co. Inc.(NYSE: GCI) announced Wednesday the retirement of President and CEO Robert Dickey and the search for a replacement. Dickey, a 29-year veteran of Gannett, has agreed to stay on until May 7, 2019, or earlier if a successor i...

By | 2018-12-06T16:14:00+00:00 December 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Milwaukee startup’s Arthur Ashe virtual reality film heads to Sundance

Custom Reality Services' virtual reality film on tennis legend Arthur Ashe has been selected for the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. The Milwaukee virtual reality startup's film will be featured in the festival's New Frontier lineup. Custom Reality...

By | 2018-12-06T16:04:06+00:00 December 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Wells Fargo fires district managers in connection with improper sales practices

Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) recently fired about three dozen district managers in connection with improper sales practices, according to a Wednesday report from The Wall Street Journal. Citing "people familiar with the matter," the WSJ reports the m...

By | 2018-12-06T13:06:10+00:00 December 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Wells Fargo fires district managers in connection with improper sales practices

Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) recently fired about three dozen district managers in connection with improper sales practices, according to a Wednesday report from The Wall Street Journal. Citing "people familiar with the matter," the WSJ reports the m...

By | 2018-12-06T12:51:59+00:00 December 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Lam Research CEO resigns amid workplace misconduct inquiry

Lam Research Corp. on Wednesday said CEO Martin Anstice resigned amid an investigation into allegations of misconduct. The Fremont-based company, one of the world's biggest chip equipment businesses, said the board and an external law firm are investi...

By | 2018-12-06T03:14:09+00:00 December 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|