The Human Capitalist-December 2012

The Human Capitalist-December 2012

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Career Planning: Establish Your Goal and Map It Out - Monthly Mentor - Volume 12, Issue 12.
There are two times of the year where almost all professionals take stock in their present and future, their birthdays and New Years. It's a great time to reflect and reset one's goals and begin anew in the new year of their life or calendar year. Read More...

2013 Goal Setting - A Success Formula for Peak Performers - Executive Edge - Volume 12, Issue 12.
Peak Performers set short- and long-term goals, define missions, take educated risks, and work in teams for top achievement.. Read More...

Campbell Names Luca Mignini President - Campbell International. more..

Sun Products Appoints Carlos Linares Chief Technology Officer. more..

Russia's NovaMedica Names Mary Anderson to Head US Office. more..

Campbell Names First CMO, Michael Senackerib, Formerly CMO at Hertz. more...

Illumina Names Dr. Robert S. Epstein to its Board of Directors. more...

Murad Names Fred Gysi CFO. more..

Estee Lauder Names Lynne Greene and Thia Breen Group Presidents. more..

Avon Appoints Patricia Perez-Ayala CMO, and Global Brand & Category President. more...

Coty Named Marc Rey VP Coty Prestige North America. more...

Nestle Waters NA Appoints Tim Brown President & CEO. more...

J&J Board Picks Alex Gorsky to Replace Retiring Chairman. more...

Bond Named to Lead Gum & Candy Team at Mondelez. more...


Spectrum Brands Holdings Acquires Skin Care Technology Leader Shaser Bioscience, Inc.
Specrum Brands significantly enhances company's position in $50 Billion Global Market for Home Use Dermatology and Hair Removal Devices. Investment accelerates expansion into fast growing, high margin consumables business. Read more...

Saputo to Buy Dean Foods' Morningstar Unit
Canadian dairy-products giant Saputo, Inc. said Monday it has agreed to buy Dean Foods Co.'s Morningstar division for $1.45 billion, broadening its product offerings, especially in the U.S. Read more...

ConAgra Foods to Acquire Ralcorp, the Largest Private Label Food Manufacturer in the U.S.
This transaction creates one of the largest packaged food companies in North America, with sales of approximately $18 billion annually and more than 36,000 employees. It will also position ConAgra Foods as the largest private label packaged food business in North America, with combined private label sales of approximately $4.5 billion. Read more...

Hostess May be Revived by Flowers
Tastykake maker Flowers Foods is said to be a likely bidder for the assets of Hostess Brands. Though Flowers, the nation's second-largest baker behind Grupo Bimbo, has not publicly announced interest in Hostess, it has renegotiated its lending terms to free up cash for a potential purchase. Read more...

L'Oreal To Acquire Urban Decay
French beauty and skin-care giant L'Oreal SA said it has agreed to buy closely-held Urban Decay Cosmetics LLC, adding another footprint in the fast-growing market for high-end makeup. Read more...

Reckitt Benckiser to Acquire Schiff Nutrition
Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC has commenced its previously announced tender offer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Schiff Nutrition International, Inc., a leading provider of branded vitamins, nutrition supplements and nutrition bars in the United States and elsewhere, for $42.00 per share in cash, or approximately $1.4 billion. Read more...

Danone to buy stake in Indian dairy producer Tirumala
Danone and Fonterra are planning to acquire a controlling stake in India-based Tirumala Milk Products, a leading supplier of liquid milk in the country. Read more...

Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. To Acquire Nox Technologies
Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. has signed an agreement to acquire NOX Technologies, Inc., a biotechnology and biodiagnostic company based in Malvern, Pennsylvania for $12.5 million. The agreement includes the acquisition of technology and patents, including previously licensed technology already utilized in connection with Nu Skin's anti-aging research efforts. Read more...

UK's Smith & Nephew Acquires Texas-based Healthpoint Biotherapeutics
Smith & Nephew PLC (SN.LN) said it will buy U.S. wound care business Healthpoint Biotherapeutics for $782 million in cash, boosting the U.K. medical technology company's U.S. presence and providing first access to the lucrative bioactive wound healing market. Read more...


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