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Archive for: March, 2012

American General Names John Deremo Executive Vice President and Chief Distribution Officer

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HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–American General Life Companies (American General) has named John Deremo Executive Vice President and Chief Distribution Officer. He joins American General from Protective Life Corporation, where he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Distribution Officer.

Macy’s Culinary Council Updates Its Roster with Top Pastry Chef Johnny Iuzzini

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NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Macy’s (NYSE:M) Culinary Council welcomes chef Johnny Iuzzini to its elite roster of culinary superstars. One of the nation’s most celebrated and innovative pastry chefs, Iuzzini will join notable talents including Emeril Lagasse, Cat Cora, Wolfgang Puck and Marcus Samuelsson on this distinguished team. With accolades including the James Beard Foundation’s award for “Pastry Chef of the Year” and a position as head judge for Top Chef Just Desserts, Iuzzini is a fitting addition to Macy’s Culinary Council’s exclusive ranks.

Davis Polk Announces New Head of Pro Bono Program

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NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP today announced that Sharon Katz will lead its pro bono program as Special Counsel for Pro Bono. She succeeds Ronnie Abrams, who headed the program for four years before being confirmed by the U.S. Senate last week as a Judge in the Southern District of New York.

PETA Asks Virgina Transportation Board for ‘Spay Today Way’

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Richmond, Va. — Virginia’s legislature has just voted to sell naming rights to some of the state’s roads, and PETA is hoping to be one of the first to take advantage of the new opportunity by encouraging residents to drive their dogs and cats to a veterinary clinic. In a letter sent today to the chairperson of the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB), PETA, whose headquarters is in Norfolk, requests a reduced rate to rename a road “Spay Today Way.” Fixing roadways prevents accidents, and fixing cats and dogs does, too: People can prevent more homeless animals from ending up on Virginia’s streets or crowded into Virginia’s animal shelters, where taxpayers must pay for their care and, regrettably, often their destruction.

Skillets and Burlap Tablescape

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Give your next gathering some Southern Chic with this table setting.

Barnes & Thornburg Attorneys and Practice Groups Ranked in 2012 Chambers USA

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Barnes & Thornburg LLP is ranked in more than 10 practice groups in the 2012 edition of Chambers USA: A Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers in Business. In addition, more than 30 of the firm’s attorneys received individual rankings in the publication.

Chipotle Will Plant a Free Burrito in Your Lunch Bag to Celebrate Earth Day

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DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–This Earth Day, April 22, Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) will reward eco-friendly customers with a free burrito, bowl, salad or order of tacos if they purchase a Chipotle-branded repurposed billboard bag from Chipotle’s online store, store.chipotle.com, between now and April 14. Chipotle will donate all of its proceeds from the sale of the bags to the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation.

New International Olive Council Report Underscores Health Benefits of Table Olives, Olive Oil

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