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Cuyahoga County Executive Budish describes as ‘radical’ County Council’s effort to make sheriff independent of the executive

Cleveland 03 Mar 2021
“Either the executive/administration must have both responsibility and authority, or neither.” ... · “[If] if an officer uses excessive force, the executive can be accused of hiring the wrong sheriff or of failing to provide sufficient resources or training, but he cannot require or even suggest additional training or discipline.”.

Miller Industries Reports 2020 Fourth Quarter And Full Year Results

Kingsport Times-News 03 Mar 2021
and other governmental entities through prime contractors; our ability to secure new government orders; changes in fuel and other transportation costs, insurance costs and weather conditions; changes in government regulations; failure to comply with domestic and foreign ...

The union vote that could change Amazon forever

Vox 03 Mar 2021
And it’s something Amazon executives have long feared because of how it might upend the speed and agility of warehouse operations; typically, the faster Amazon pushes warehouse workers, the quicker the company can get orders out the door to customers ... ‘What successful company do you know of that doesn’t do that?’” “It’s not excessive,” she added.

Hancock warned against NHS power grab

Belfast Telegraph 02 Mar 2021
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has been warned against trying to take “excessive” powers to control the NHS in England. Chris Hopson, the chief executive of NHS Providers representing NHS trusts, said any new powers assumed by ministers must be “very tightly defined” ... executives.

JJ Corry whiskey strikes US distribution deal

Irish Independent 02 Mar 2021
The company behind the JJ Corry brand, Chapel Gate Irish Whiskey, was founded by former Diageo executive Louise McGuane in 2015 on her family’s farm in Co Clare. The company has raised in excess of €1m in funding since it was established and its products will now be distributed in America by Trinity Beverage Group ... .

Kohl's better than expected quarter probably does nothing to quiet activist concerns

Yahoo Daily News 02 Mar 2021
... and lacking in financial execution ... They collectively blasted Kohl's for "poor retail execution, excessive executive compensation," a "long-tenured Board with insufficient retail experience," and a "systemic inability to achieve stated goals.".

Olin Announces Refinancing Transaction And Partial Redemption Of 10% Senior Notes Due 2025

Maryville Daily Forum 01 Mar 2021
... President and Chief Executive Officer, "During the remainder of 2021, we expect to use excess cash flow generated to redeem the remaining $185 million 10% senior notes, as we expect our net debt to adjusted EBITDA ratio to improve to the 3 times range within the next 12 months.".

House panels tackle bevy of COVID-19 emergency bills

Union Leader 01 Mar 2021
House leaders decided to package 10 bills for public hearings before the House Executive Departments and Administration and Legislative Administration Committees, many with a similar topic being heard at the same time ... “Executive orders for a year are excessive.

Waitrose Duchy Organic range hits milestone £30 million for good causes

Belfast Telegraph 01 Mar 2021
The latest yearly donation came to £3.6 million, bringing the total raised to in excess of £30 million since 2009. James Bailey, Waitrose’s executive director, described the achievement as a milestone ... Waitrose Duchy Organic was originally founded by Charles as Duchy Originals in 1990 to promote sustainable produce and champion organic food ... .

Billionaire hedge fund boss pays himself UK record of £343m

The Observer 01 Mar 2021
The billionaire hedge fund manager Sir Chris Hohn paid himself $479m last year after his Children’s Investment (TCI) fund, recorded a 66% jump in pre-tax profits to $695m ... Sunak left TCI in 2009. Twitter ... Photograph ... The High Pay Centre’s Luke Hildyard, who campaigns against excessive executive pay, called for higher taxes on top earners such as Hohn.

Guardion Health Sciences Announces 1-for-6 Reverse Stock Split Effective Pre-Market Opening on ...

Tyler Morning Telegraph 26 Feb 2021
Guardian’s Chief Executive Officer, Bret Scholtes, commented, “These recent financings provide Guardion with a significant cash runway, currently in excess of $44 million, to enable management to execute on Guardion’s stated objective of becoming a leader in the clinical nutrition industry, with a particular focus on ocular and immuno-health.

In defence of personal liberty | HT Editorial

Hindustan Times 24 Feb 2021
At a time when there is the political dominance of a party with an outright majority, it is important for citizens to know that the system of checks and balances exists in a democracy and there are channels to express discontent, challenge laws, and seek reprieve against executive excesses.

UK female board members up by half in five years, study shows

The National 24 Feb 2021
"The progress has been strongest with non-executive positions on boards, but the coming years should see many more women taking top executive roles ... Mr Ninian added that his organisation would also shine a spotlight on companies' failure to address climate change and those who had approved excessive executive pay. .

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