Come this Monday, September 24, managed health care plan provider UnitedHealth Group will become one of the 30 companies that are used to calculate the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The […]
Kadmon Corporation announced that Harlan Waksal, a director since April, has joined Kadmon as its president and CEO. Dr. Waksal is a 30-year veteran in life sciences and the co-founder, with brother Dr. Samuel Waksal, of ImClone Systems, now a wholly owned subsidiary of Eli Lilly. Sam Waksal, previous CEO of Kadmon, was convicted, sentenced, and fined for insider trading violations in 2003.
September 22, 2014
In an update last week, D&B Editor Adam Anderson wrote about Graphic Packaging Holding, a FORTUNE 1000 maker of laminated, coated, and printed packaging (think cereal boxes, frozen pizza boxes, beverage cartons). The company reported record-setting revenue of about $4.5 billion in 2013 amid growth in Europe, where sales nearly tripled. Continuing to pursue opportunities in the region, Graphic Packaging acquired UK-based Benson in 2014. Follow Adam on Twitter.
September 29, 2014
The latest First Research industry forecasts recently became available, and the construction industry and its related contractor markets stand out in terms of growth. Building material dealers, home centers and hardware stores, and residential real estate developers are projected to see double-digit compounded annual growth rates (CAGR) through 2018. Other sectors with strong growth projections include energy, financial services, motorcycle manufacturing, and Internet publishing and search. Learn more about more opportunities in the fast-growing construction industry in our First Research profile.