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June 1, 2011
Generic pharmaceutical maker Lannett Co. Inc. said Wednesday that Ronald A. West will replace William Farber as chairman of the board on July 1. West, 77, has been a member of the Lannett board since 2002. He previously was chairman and chief executive officer of automotive equipment manufacturer Dura Corp. He is a director of Beecher Associates, an industrial real estate investment company. Farber, 79, Lannett's chairman since 1991, will remain as chairman emeritus, the company said.
NEWS
January 7, 1990 | By Lynn Hamilton, Special to The Inquirer
Edward M. Corse has been elected chairman of the Newtown Township Board of Supervisors. Corse, who has been on the board for eight years, has served as chairman three times before. E. Coe Williams was elected vice chairman during the board's reorganization meeting Tuesday. Williams served as chairman for the last two years. Corse said he was "pretty happy" with the state of affairs in the township. However, he said, two projects - one new, one old - were among those that would require the board's attention in 1990.
NEWS
February 1, 1987 | By Nancy Scott, Special to The Inquirer
Arthur Andresen was elected chairman of the Middletown Zoning Hearing Board at its meeting Wednesday night. Andresen replaces Richard Wagner, who was the hearing board's chairman last year. Willard Greiner was elected by the three-member board as its secretary, replacing Andresen. The board heard a request for a variance from John McMahon, owner of the Sunoco station at West Baltimore Pike and Royal Avenue. McMahon wants to build a 32-foot by 40-foot canopy over the gasoline service islands within the 200- foot setback required for a B-2 shopping district.
BUSINESS
March 14, 1990 | By Glenn Burkins, Inquirer Staff Writer
Barry E. Tague, president of Tague Securities Corp., was elected chairman of the Philadelphia Stock Exchange in a hotly contested race with incumbent John J. Wallace, president of Park Avenue Securities Inc., stock exchange officials announced yesterday. Tague, who served two previous one-year terms from 1974 to 1976, captured 54 percent of the 417 votes cast on Monday. His new term will be for two years. Tague could not be reached for comment yesterday. The election was important to the exchange because the chairman nominates members to serve on several powerful committees.
NEWS
December 12, 1991 | By Lem Lloyd, Special to The Inquirer
The chairman of the City of Coatesville Authority's board of directors resigned last month, and two more directors are expected to resign by January. William Batteiger, who has run the water and sewer agency since its creation 10 years ago, said yesterday that he resigned for personal reasons. "Ten years is long enough," said Batteiger, whose official term was up last December. He also spent 22 years as a board member of the Coatesville Area School District. Batteiger's departure leaves the authority with two vacancies on its board.
BUSINESS
February 18, 2009 | By Bob Fernandez INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
The multibillion-dollar trust that controls the Hershey Co. has consolidated its hold on the company by appointing one of its own representatives, Philadelphia money manager James Nevels, as nonexecutive board chairman. Appointing a chairman is normal for companies with controlling shareholders, the Hershey Trust said in a statement on Monday's appointment that cited Ford, Wal-Mart and the Washington Post as models. The Hershey Trust, which finances a school for disadvantaged children in central Pennsylvania, holds 80 percent of the voting control of the chocolate company.
NEWS
January 15, 1989 | By Tom Linafelt, Special to The Inquirer
After 15 years on the board, Earl A. Cooke Jr. has resigned as chairman of the Wallace Township supervisors. At a meeting Monday, the supervisors accepted Cooke's resignation, and appointed former Planning Commission member Paul Higgins to the board. They also named William Moore chairman and M. Robert Clarke vice chairman. The supervisors chose Higgins to replace Cooke based on his six years of experience on the township's Planning Commission. He will run for office in primary elections in November.
BUSINESS
December 14, 1988 | By Valerie Reitman, Inquirer Staff Writer
DNA Plant Technology Corp. yesterday said its chairman, Henry Roberts, would retire in a board reorganization following the company's merger with Advanced Genetic Sciences. Two of the 13 other DNAP board members also will step down, DNAP said. Seven of Advanced Genetic's eight board members will join the 18-member board of the combined firm. Richard Laster, president and chief executive of the Cinnaminson company, will assume the title of chairman of the board. DNAP and AGS agreed to merge a year ago in an exchange of stock valued at more than $36 million.
NEWS
January 5, 1989 | By Lou Perfidio, Special to The Inquirer
The less things change, the more things stay the same in Lower Gwynedd. The Lower Gwynedd Board of Supervisors made quick work this week of deciding who will bang the gavel as its chairman in 1989. That supervisor is Ed Brandt. Brandt, first elected as chairman of the board in 1988, was the unanimous choice of the five supervisors at their reorganization meeting Tuesday night. Or was he? "Nobody saw me vote," said Supervisor Dick Landis. To be sure, Landis did not raise his voice when the vote was taken.
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BUSINESS
April 21, 2016 | By Harold Brubaker, STAFF WRITER
Joseph Neubauer will receive WHYY's Lifelong Learning Award at the organization's 15th annual President's Dinner on May 3, WHYY said Tuesday. Neubauer retired in February 2015 as chairman of Aramark Corp., the Philadelphia food-service company he led for 30 years. Neubauer, whose Neubauer Family Foundation is a major supporter of causes in the Philadelphia region, remains Aramark's third-largest shareholder, with 5.34 percent of the shares outstanding. hbrubaker@phillynews.com 215-854-4651 @InqBrubaker  
NEWS
March 31, 2016 | By Jeremy Roebuck, Staff Writer
When times were good for onetime Villanova University basketball standout turned bank chairman and successful Main Line money manager Barry R. Bekkedam, his tastes tended toward Ferraris, Aston Martins, and travel by private jet. But that was before the 2008 financial collapse; before he lost millions in investor cash to a $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme; and before the financial institution he cofounded, Berwyn-based Nova Bank, collapsed into a hole,...
BUSINESS
February 24, 2016 | By Linda Loyd, STAFF WRITER
Hemispherx Biopharma Inc., Philadelphia, said it terminated its founder, chairman, and CEO William A. Carter, 77, and reorganized the management team "to provide effective and competent leadership" and position the "company to achieve its commercial goals and increase stockholder value. " The company named William M. Mitchell, professor of pathology, microbiology and immunology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, as chairman of Hemispherx' board. David R. Strayer will be chief scientific officer, and Adam Pascale was named chief financial officer.
BUSINESS
February 16, 2016
The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia has appointed Michael J. Angelakis, chairman and CEO of Atairos Management L.P. and senior adviser to the executive management committee of Comcast Corp., as chairman of its board. Angelakis succeeds James E. Nevels, who retired from the bank's board Dec. 31. Brian McNeill, president and CEO of TouchPoint Inc., has been appointed deputy chairman, replacing Angelakis in that role. Their one-year terms began in January. Patricia Hasson, president and executive director of Clarifi, was elected as a Class B director.
BUSINESS
February 7, 2016 | By Harold Brubaker, STAFF WRITER
The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce said Friday that John A. Fry, president of Drexel University, will succeed Denis O'Brien, chief executive of Exelon Utilities, as chairman of the business group in October. Fry has been on the Chamber's board of directors since 2010, when he became president of Drexel after eight years as president of Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster. Before that he had been a top executive at the University of Pennsylvania. Since arriving at Drexel, Fry has been working to make the school, prized for its cooperative-education model, a catalyst for technology start-ups and economic growth in the city.
NEWS
February 5, 2016 | By Harold Brubaker, Staff Writer
Harold S. Rosenbluth, 91, a third-generation leader of the Rosenbluth travel agencies, died of cancer Wednesday, Feb. 3, at home in Haverford. Mr. Rosenbluth "was the one who bridged the second to the third to the fourth generations," his son Lee said. "He was the sole reason that we as a company were in the fourth generation. " Until his death, Mr. Rosenbluth remained chairman of Rosenbluth Vacations, which the family retained after selling Rosenbluth International Inc. to American Express Co. in 2003.
NEWS
January 27, 2016 | By Claudia Vargas, Staff Writer
As Philadelphia City Commissioner Al Schmidt tells it, he walked into the commissioners' Jan. 6 reorganization meeting with two proposals written out in his leather-bound notebook. One proposal was to nominate newcomer Lisa Deeley to chair the three-member commissioner board that oversees city elections. The other was to renominate a man who had become known for his City Hall absences and having not voted in six elections: Commissioner Anthony Clark. Schmidt went with the latter and, with Clark's acceptance of the chairman's $138,612 post, set off a firestorm.
NEWS
January 23, 2016
ISSUE | PHILADELPHIA PAYROLL Clark's pay misused Philadelphia schools go begging to taxpayers for funds to operate while Anthony Clark, chairman of the City Commissioners, is paid $138,612 a year for a low-show job. When he retires, he'll collect more than $10,000 a month in benefits plus a lump-sum payout of about $500,000 from the Deferred Retirement Option Plan. Can you imagine what else goes on in this city? No wonder the schools have no money. |Arnold Einfalt, Voorhees Blame it on Brady U.S. Rep. Robert Brady, longtime chairman of the Democratic Party in Philadelphia, has asked Anthony Clark, chairman of the City Commissioners, to "just resign as chairman and show up" for work ("Brady: Clark a 'disgrace,' " Thursday)
NEWS
January 16, 2016 | By Bonnie L. Cook and Joseph N. DiStefano, STAFF WRITERS
William S. Latoff, 67, of West Chester, a bank executive, accountant, developer, and volunteer civic leader, died Monday, Jan. 11, of complications from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Latoff was the chairman and CEO of DNB Financial Corp., a holding company whose subsidiary, DNB First, National Association, is a community bank headquartered in Downingtown with 12 branches. "Bill . . . through his vision and leadership, did so much to build and strengthen our company," said DNB Financial president William J. Hieb in a statement to employees announcing Mr. Latoff's death.
SPORTS
January 8, 2016 | By Sam Donnellon, Daily News Columnist
IT'S A funny little paradox. A boss who urges even interns under his employ to address him by his first name is to receive an award named for a boss whose highest-level employees refuse to do so out of respect . . . Or fear. It's never been quite certain when it comes to Ed Snider. During his more cordial times - when he was not searing that unblinking stare of his through your forehead - Snider has insisted that he does not require his employees - even his general managers - to call him "Mr. " and that it makes him a little uncomfortable when they do. That's never been a problem for 69-year-old Phillies chairman David Montgomery.
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