Orange County Business Journal

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Irvine-based Mazda North American Operations hired Dino Bernacchi as chief marketing officer, a new position.

By Hannah Mitchell April 24, 2017 midnight share »


Arle Capital Partners Ltd., the London-based private equity firm that last year took public the parent company of Palace Entertainment Holdings LLC, sold a 15% stake in the parent for about $221 million to Belgium-based investor Groupe Bruxelles Lambert.

By Hannah Mitchell April 17, 2017 midnight share »


John Mack, former chairman and chief executive at Morgan Stanley, was appointed chairman of the board of managers of Newport Beach-based Lantern Credit LLC.

By Hannah Mitchell April 10, 2017 midnight share »


Nancy Alvarez, assistant dean of experiential education and continuing professional development at Chapman University’s School of Pharmacy, was inducted as president of the American Pharmacists Association.

By Hannah Mitchell April 3, 2017 midnight share »


Satellite launch company Rocket Lab moved its headquarters from Los Angeles to Huntington Beach as it completed a $75 million funding round led by San Francisco-based venture capital fund Data Collective.

By Hannah Mitchell March 27, 2017 midnight share »


University of California-Irvine’s Paul Merage School of Business launched a master’s degree program in business analytics, which the school says is in response to high demand from businesses, recruiters and students.

By Hannah Mitchell March 20, 2017 midnight share »


Michael Drake, former chancellor of the University of California-Irvine, and his wife, Brenda, will receive the UCI Medal at the Lauds & Laurels celebration on March 30.

By Hannah Mitchell March 13, 2017 midnight share »


California State University-Fullerton President Mildred García is scheduled to receive the 2017 Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership Award on March 14 from the American Council on Education in Washington, D.C.

By Hannah Mitchell March 6, 2017 midnight share »


A bankruptcy court judge approved Quiksilver Inc.’s settlement agreement with 26 former employees who were looking to collect about $7 million in severance pay, according to documents filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

By Hannah Mitchell February 27, 2017 midnight share »


Disneyland Resort in Anaheim will open Star Wars Land in 2019, Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger said on the company’s quarterly conference call. He didn’t specify an opening date.

By Hannah Mitchell February 13, 2017 midnight share »

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