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June 16, 1992
David Hirschhorn announced yesterday that he would retire June 30 as chairman of American Trading and Production Corp.Mr. Hirschhorn, 74, will continue as a director of the Baltimore-based oil conglomerate.He had been president and chief executive officer, and became chairman when Morton K. Blaustein died late last year."I've reached the time of life when I should retire," Mr. Hirschhorn said yesterday."Other people will carry on" the business of American Trading, which also has interests in office products, real estate developments and electronics companies, Mr. Hirschhorn said.
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By Francis J. Gorman | January 20, 2013
Inaugurations are more comfortable the second time around. For President Barack Obama and Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., it's not likely there will be a repeat in their encore performance of Chief Justice Roberts' flub of the words in the presidential oath mandated by the Constitution. Four years ago, both the president and the chief justice were doing the presidential oath for the first time. In administering the oath, Chief Justice Roberts misplaced the word "faithfully. " The oath is: "I will faithfully execute the office of the president of the United States," but Chief Justice Roberts put "faithfully" after "United States," momentarily throwing the about-to-be president off track.
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BUSINESS
June 2, 2007
Awards Travelers Cos. presented Albert "Skip" Counselman, chairman and chief executive officer of Riggs, Counselman, Michaels & Downes, with its inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award. Rose Wang, president and chief executive officer of Bethesda-based Binary Group, received a leadership award in the entrepreneur category from Women In Technology. Openings Amedisys Home Health Care of Glen Burnie, which provides home health and hospice services, opened an office at 100 West Road in Towson.
BUSINESS
By Nancy Jones-Bonbrest and Nancy Jones-Bonbrest,SPECIAL TO THE BALTIMORE SUN | January 17, 2010
Salary: : $175,000 Age: : 49 Years on the job: : three How he got started: : After graduating with a bachelor's degree in business from the University of Massachusetts and a master's degree in business from George Washington University, Michael Dee went to work as a bank examiner for the U.S. Office of Thrift Supervision. He then worked for six years at the former Bank of Baltimore as an assistant vice president in the finance department. He later went to Sandy Spring Bank, first as an analyst and later as a vice president.
NEWS
December 22, 1997
Names in the newsNorth Arundel Health System has named Francis A. Pommett Jr. its new senior vice president. Pommett was president and chief executive of Mount Washington Pediatric Hospital in Baltimore, which merged with North Arundel Health System this year.Pub Date: 12/22/97
NEWS
June 18, 2005
An article in Thursday's editions of The Sun said that Kweisi Mfume was forced to resign as president and chief executive officer of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Sources within the NAACP leadership have described his departure that way. Mfume and an NAACP spokesman have said that Mfume left the organization voluntarily.
BUSINESS
May 7, 1996
Mary E. Junck, publisher and chief executive of The Baltimore Sun Co., was named a corporate vice president of Times Mirror Co. yesterday, along with five other executives of the Los Angeles-based media company.She will continue her duties at The Sun while contributing companywide."We are very pleased to name these outstanding executives Times Mirror vice presidents," said Mark H. Willes, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Times Mirror. "These appointments recognize the contributions and impact these individuals had and will increasingly have on the progress of our company."
BUSINESS
By Timothy J. Mullaney | January 12, 1991
American Production and Trading Corp., one of Maryland's largest private companies, named Louis B. Thalheimer president and chief executive yesterday and named David Hirschhorn chairman of the board of directors.The two men, both of whom are members of the family thafounded Atapco, fill the dual role left by the death last month of Dr. Morton K. Blaustein, 64.Dr. Blaustein, chairman of Atapco since 1970, died after choking on a piece of meat at a hotel restaurant in Richmond, Va., where he had gone for a meeting of the Signet Banking Corp.
BUSINESS
November 13, 1991
The top two officers of the KMS Group, a wholly owned real estate subsidiary of the Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. and one of the largest developers in the Baltimore area, have resigned to devote full time to their interests in minor-league baseball.Wilbur E. "Pete" Simmons, the chairman of KMS, and Peter Kirk, president and chief executive officer, resigned Oct. 31. KMS' new president and chief operating officer is Richard O'Connell, who has been executive vice president of KMS.KMS also is seeking buyers for its three retail projects: Valley Centre in Owings Mills, Cranberry Square Mall in Westminster and First State Plaza in Wilmington, Del.Mr.
BUSINESS
May 18, 1992
New positionsWolk Press Inc., a printing company in Woodlawn, named Jay K. Goldscher president and chief executive officer, Robert A. Linton executive vice president, and Robert A. Linton executive vice president. Wolk Press also elected Daniel Katz chairman of the board and LeRoy E. Wolk chairman of the board emeritus. Mr. Katz is the former president and chief executive officer of the printing company, and Mr. Wolk is the former chairman of the board for Wolk Press Inc.Arnold Packer was named senior fellow at Johns Hopkins University Institute for Policy Studies in Baltimore.
BUSINESS
By Eileen Ambrose | May 30, 2009
Alfred E. Festa, president, chief executive officer and chairman of W.R. Grace & Co., will be staying on the job another four years under a new agreement reached with the Columbia-based company, according to a filing Friday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Under the pact, Festa's initial base salary will be $936,000. His targeted annual performance bonus will be equal to his salary and his long-term incentive compensation is expected to be $3.2 million over the next three years.
BUSINESS
February 27, 2008
Advertising MGH appointed Sarah Rogull as a senior media buyer and Andrew Krebs-Smith and Jenna Saffron as account coordinators for the local marketing communications agency. Stanton Communications Inc. named Jessica Trzyna as a vice president in the agency's Baltimore office. She specializes in crisis communications, event planning and strategic media relations for technology, commercial real estate and education industry clients. She also assumes increased responsibilities for business development and daily management of client services.
NEWS
By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,Sun reporter | August 7, 2007
Joseph Moye Eddins Sr., an Army Air Forces pilot who flew cargo missions over the Himalayas after World War II and later became a vice president of the Maryland Casualty Co., died Friday of heart failure at the Riderwood Erickson Retirement Community in Silver Spring. The former Towson resident was 83. Mr. Eddins was born and raised in Troy, Ala., and during his senior year of high school passed the exams for the Army Air Forces cadet-training program. After graduating from high school in 1943, he reported to Dos Palos, Calif.
BUSINESS
June 2, 2007
Awards Travelers Cos. presented Albert "Skip" Counselman, chairman and chief executive officer of Riggs, Counselman, Michaels & Downes, with its inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award. Rose Wang, president and chief executive officer of Bethesda-based Binary Group, received a leadership award in the entrepreneur category from Women In Technology. Openings Amedisys Home Health Care of Glen Burnie, which provides home health and hospice services, opened an office at 100 West Road in Towson.
BUSINESS
December 8, 1993
G. Heileman Brewing Co., which owns a brewery in Halethorpe, will get a new president and chief executive officer after its previously announced purchase by Hicks, Muse & Co. Inc. of Dallas.Richard F. Gaccione, 46, most recently was a senior vice president with Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. He said he does not foresee any immediate changes at the local breweryHicks, Muse announced Nov. 1 it would acquire La Crosse, Wis.-based Heileman in a $390 million deal.
BUSINESS
By Ross Hetrick and Ross Hetrick,Staff Writer | March 17, 1992
McCormick & Co. Inc., the giant Sparks-based spice and food company, continued its winning streak with a 14.1 percent increase in earnings during its first fiscal quarter that ended Feb. 29.Net income in the quarter was $17.3 million, or 21 cents a share, compared with $15.2 million, or 18 cents a share, for the same period a year ago. Sales declined from $323.6 million in the previous first quarter to $322.3 million because of the sale of a frozen chicken subsidiary last year. Excluding revenues from the sold operation, sales increased by 5 percent.
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