August 1, 2014

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  • Michael L. Summers resigned as Senior Vice President, Human Resources from CHC Group.
  • Marc L. Holtzman joined TeleTech Holdings Inc. as a Board Member.
  • Christopher J. Flynn was appointed to Co-Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chief Investment Officer at THL Credit, Inc.
  • Mark J. Hawkins resigned as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from Autodesk, Inc.
  • James E. Ousley joined Identive Group, Inc. as a Board Member.

How Target’s New CEO, Brian Cornell, Can Succeed as an Outsider – The Washington Post

“Target has never had an external CEO before — Cornell will be a first for the Minneapolis-based company, which has been called ‘famously insular’ and is known for promoting from within. Yet it’s not just at Target that outsiders are a rare breed. Reported data from the research firm Equilar shows that of the 27 changes at the top of consumer-related businesses in the last five years, just seven have brought in a CEO from the outside.”
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July 31, 2014

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  • Michael D. Parrish resigned as Chief Executive Officer from Daleco Resources Corp.
  • Alexander Weiss was appointed to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Mattress Firm Holding Corp.
  • James R. Black was appointed to Senior Corporate Advisor at Mattress Firm Holding Corp.
  • Jim Wade joined Tuesday Morning Corporation as a Board Member.
  • Steven J. Simmons joined Cablevision Systems Corporation as a Board Member.

Target Pays Up For New CEO – The Wall Street Journal

“Brian Cornell, who joins the company Aug. 12 from PepsiCo Inc., will receive $19.3 million in equity grants to make up for what he’s giving up at the food and drink giant, where he’s been CEO of its Americas Foods division, according to a securities filing. The amount of the grant could fall if Mr. Cornell is able to retain any of the PepsiCo compensation.”
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