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Set Record on Athletic Field at Yale, New Pace for Women in World of Hedge Funds
Sports brought Jane Buchan to Orange County from New York City, and the competitive drive honed on the playing fields has continued with her rise into the ranks of the most powerful women in the world of hedge funds.
“Disney tax break up for renewal,” proclaimed the L.A. Times in its business section last week.
MARKETING: Takes GM’s spot in sponsorship lineup
Hyundai Motor America Inc.’s new status as the automotive sponsor of the National Football League—a deal that came at an estimated cost of $50 million a year—could be the ticket to getting the Fountain Valley-based automaker back on pace with the market.
Swimwear Company Her Parents Started Best Fit for Vogel
Raj Manufacturing LLC co-President Lisa Vogel was recently at the pool with her 11-year-old son, Vaughn, when he lobbed a question.
Mother Trains Business Experience on Disease That Struck Son
Debra Miller’s son has Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Ready When Doors Opened in Benefits Business
Being ready to seize opportunities is as important as the opportunities themselves, says Kristen Allison, president and chief executive of Irvine-based employee benefits specialist Burnham Benefits Insurance Services Inc.
Union Bank Treasury Exec Takes Bold Approach
Susan Beat points to boldness as a constant character trait that helped set her apart as she advanced in banking.
For 5 Days, Surf Ad Took Over Parent’s Home Page
Summer’s here, and Nike Inc. made sure everyone is aware of boardshorts made by its subsidiary, Hurley International LLC.
Three Ventures Involve Cloud, Set-Tops, Ultra HD
Irvine-based Broadcom Corp., which is set to be acquired for $37 billion by Avago Technologies Ltd., is making a big push in China through strategic partnerships with some of the country’s most influential players.
John Wayne Airport booked a nearly 5% increase in passengers and a 1% increase in commercial airline flights in May 2015, compared with the same month last year.
Hyundai Motor America Inc. in Fountain Valley said it has become an official automotive sponsor of the National Football League.
Walt Disney Co. is proposing a $1 billion expansion at its Disneyland theme park in Anaheim that would include new attractions, parking and other infrastructure improvements – and it wants a tax break in exchange.
The Anaheim/Orange County Visitor & Convention Bureau has changed its name to Visit Anaheim.
A crowd of more than 800 attended the Business Journal’s 21st Annual Women in Business Awards, where cosmetics entrepreneur Toni Ko delivered a keynote address that challenged female entrepreneurs to redefine the benchmarks of success in their professional and personal lives.
Irvine-based WPT Enterprises Inc., which runs the World Poker Tour, has been acquired for $35 million by one of China’s largest gaming companies.