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EMPLOYMENT: Exec searcher puts OCer in charge of SoCal bid
Global executive search firm Boyden World Corp. has re-entered Southern California and tapped Orange County resident Peter Santora as a managing partner to oversee its operations here and in the Los Angeles market.
Nearly 400 on Hand at Business Journal, CSUF Event
A crowd of more than 375 turned out for a Nov. 13 luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Irvine to laud five honorees as part of the 14th annual Family Owned Business awards hosted by the Business Journal and California State University, Fullerton’s Center for Family Business.
Other news items of interest from the Orange County Business Journal
Says It Opens Up Product Pipeline, Expansion Paths
Executives of Irvine-based Quality Systems Inc. are bubbling over about their company’s newest deal.
Anaheim-based drug maker Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc. has appointed Kelly Martin, head of Elan Corp. in Ireland, to its board of directors.
Irvine-based laser device maker Biolase Inc. said today that its board authorized it to hire an investment bank to explore a possible sale of some of its assets.
OC INSIDER by Jerry Sullivan
HEALTHCARE: St. Joseph offshoot teams with companies
One of Orange County’s legacy health systems is collaborating with others in an effort to advance innovation in healthcare by developing products and services stemming from inventions and ideas of doctors and employees.
Other items of interest Orange County Business Journal
Nonprofit Offers Counseling With Little Red Tape Attached
Ten years ago, marriage and family therapist Jill Boultinghouse received a phone call from the worried wife of a military veteran
Cites Groups in Opposition to FDA Proposal
A Food and Drug Administration regulatory process that could lead to potential generic competition to Irvine-based Allergan Inc.’s Restasis dry-eye drug, among others, was recently discussed at the Generic Pharmaceutical Association’s Fall Technical Conference and highlighted by Boston-based investment bank Leerink Swann LLC.
The Ensign Group Inc., a Mission Viejo nursing home operator, is planning to split itself into two publicly traded companies.
Several Segments Help Rev Up Growth Rates
Orange County’s reputation as a center of the healthcare industry is borne out in the Business Journal’s annual lists of fastest-growing public companies based here. Includes the 2013 OC's FASTEST-GROWING PUBLIC COs list for download (pdf)
HEALTHCARE: Prefers acquisitions to ‘sitting on’ $2.7B pile of cash
Irvine-based drug maker Allergan Inc. is sticking to its guns when it comes to expectations for its business units.
Philanthropy Column by Kim Haman