February 24, 2016 |
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.
December 22, 2015
+Securities trades recently reported to the Securities and Exchange Commission by officers, directors, and principal shareholders of corporations based or having sizable employment in the Philadelphia area. Titles are as reported to the SEC. Amerigas Partners Lp Hugh J. Gallagher , chief financial officer, bought 4,200 shares at $33.20 on Dec. 14, and now directly holds 8,332 shares. John L. Walsh , officer and director, bought 5,000 shares at $34.81 to $35.79 on Dec. 9 to Dec. 10, and now directly holds 12,000 shares.
November 24, 2015
Comcast Corp., Philadelphia, has hired Carol Eggert as vice president, military and veteran affairs. Eggert, who has more than 30 years of military and civilian experience, served in the Army and the Army Reserve and recently retired as a brigadier general from the U.S. Army. Mary M. Finn has been named chief financial officer for Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice, a not-for-profit organization based in Marlton. She had been vice president of finance, physician alignment, at Aria Health in Trevose.
July 28, 2015
The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia , has elected Jane Palmieri and Chris McIsaac to its board of trustees to serve three-year terms. Palmieri is business president of Dow Building & Construction at the Dow Chemical Co. McIsaac is managing director of planning and development at Vanguard. The Alzheimer's Association Delaware Valley Chapter in Philadelphia has named Cathy Rossi , vice president of public and government affairs at the AAA Mid-Atlantic, to its board. Ballard Spahr partner and former DuPont general counsel Tom Sager has been named to the advisory board of DirectWomen.