Open Text Corp (OTEX) Q4 Revenue Tops Views, Names CFO Jul 30, 2014 04:25PM

Open Text Corp (NASDAQ: OTEX) reported Q4 EPS of $1.05, may not compare to the analyst estimate of $0.94. Revenue for the quarter came in at $494 million versus the consensus estimate of $480.52 million.

It also appointed John Doolittle as Chief Financial Officer.

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Intrepid Potash (IPI) Tops Q2 EPS by 6c, CFO to Resign for Another Opp Jul 30, 2014 04:17PM

Intrepid Potash (NYSE: IPI) reported Q2 EPS of $0.07, $0.06 better than the analyst estimate of $0.01.

Intrepid also announced that Dave Honeyfield, current President and CFO, will be resigning from Intrepid effective August 29, 2014, in order to pursue an opportunity with a newly formed company in the oil and gas business.

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Dendreon Corp (DNDN) Names Thomas Amick as CEO Jul 30, 2014 04:05PM

Dendreon Corporation (Nasdaq: DNDN) today announced that its board of directors has appointed W. Thomas Amick as president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. Mr. Amick has also been appointed to the Company’s board of directors. Mr. Amick succeeds John H. Johnson, who previously announced his plans to step down as president and chief executive officer for personal reasons. Mr. Johnson will work with Mr. Amick through August 15, 2014 to ensure a smooth transition.

Mr. Amick brings to Dendreon significant experience within the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry. Most recently from 2010 to 2012, he served as chairman and chief executive officer of Discovery Labs, a specialty biotechnology company. Under his leadership, Discovery Labs was granted approval for Surfaxin, the first synthetic lung surfactant approved for use in premature infants. Prior to that, Mr. Amick enjoyed a highly successful 30-year career with Johnson & Johnson where, as vice president of the Ortho Biotech Oncology Franchise, he launched Procrit® (epoetin alfa) and built J&J’s oncology franchise into a multi-billion dollar operation, making Procrit the most successful product in J&J history at the time. Mr. Amick also previously held positions as president of Ortho Biotech Europe, president of Janssen-Ortho Canada, and vice president of J&J Development Corporation (the venture capital division of J&J).

“Tom’s appointment is the result of a thorough search process,” said Douglas G. Watson, chairman of the board. “We believe that Tom’s leadership experience and oncology product expertise make him an excellent fit for Dendreon.”

“I have a great passion and respect for Dendreon’s mission of transforming the lives of patients through the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative cancer treatments,” said Mr. Amick. “I believe that PROVENGE is a unique immunotherapy treatment and look forward to working with the Dendreon team.”


Home Depot (HD) Promotes Ted Decker to Merchandising EVP Jul 30, 2014 02:04PM

Home Depot (NYSE: HD) announced the promotion of Ted Decker to Executive Vice President – Merchandising, effective August 4, 2014. In his new role, Decker will be responsible for all aspects of merchandising strategy and operations, reporting to Craig Menear, president – U.S. Retail.

Decker is a 14-year veteran of The Home Depot, where he most recently served as senior vice president of retail finance, pricing analytics and assortment planning. He has played an integral role in the company's merchandising transformation, leading the implementation of new pricing and analytics processes, as well as new merchandise planning and assortment tools.

"Ted's business acumen and retail experience have enabled him to serve as a broad contributor to our success in the marketplace over the past several years," said Menear. "His leadership and strategic expertise make him a perfect fit to lead our merchandising team going forward."

Prior to joining The Home Depot in 2000, Decker held various positions in strategic planning, business development, finance and treasury at Kimberly-Clark Corp. and Scott Paper Co.


FIFA VP Julio Grondona Dies at 82 - Bloomberg Jul 30, 2014 12:23PM

FIFA VP Julio Grondona dies at 82, according to Bloomberg headlines, citing CN23.

UPDATE - Grondona passed away due to a heart attack. He was the president of the Argentine soccer association since 1979.


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