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DavenportMajor Executive Search, a global retained executive search firm focusing on the placement of director, vice president and C-level executives as well as the recruitment of board directors, announced the appointment of Teresa Jacques to the post of Partner, Technology.
EDUCATION: UCSD School To Pursue Top Faculty, Students
Local philanthropists Ernest and Evelyn Rady have committed $100 million to the Rady School of Management at the University of California, San Diego, a long-term gift deemed crucial for competing with older and well-established business schools for top students and faculty.
Syracuse University announced that it has partnered with San Diego-based Benefunder, an organization that works with wealth management firms to connect donors to top researchers across the country.
San Diego-based Green Flash Brewing Co. plans a May 16 opening for Cellar 3, a new tasting room and specialty brewing facility that it will operate in Poway.
An affiliate of Los Angeles-based Oak Coast Properties LLC has acquired the 219-room Doubletree San Diego-Hotel Circle in Mission Valley for approximately $49.2 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.
The new owner of Carlsbad-headquartered Catalina Restaurant Group has closed an undisclosed number of Coco’s Bakery and Carrows restaurants, citing lagging sales performance.
Local philanthropists Ernest and Evelyn Rady have committed $100 million to Rady School of Management at University of California San Diego, to help the school recruit and retain faculty and support other strategic priorities.
Retired San Diego Superior Court Judge Thomas Nugent has opened a private dispute resolution practice in downtown San Diego.
UTILITY: Aircraft Could Help Company in Emergency Responses
The Federal Aviation Administration has granted San Diego Gas & Electric permission to use unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to conduct aerial inspections of the public utility’s electric and gas facilities, including emergency response damage assessments throughout its service territory.
Two long-standing San Diego-based public relations firms -- Nuffer, Smith, Tucker and Gable PR – are merging their operations.
EDF Renewable Services, a provider of renewable operations and maintenance services in North America, announced the signing of an asset administration agreement with D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments L.L.C. for the 300 megawatt Balko Wind project in Oklahoma.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted San Diego Gas & Electric permission to use unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to conduct aerial inspections of the public utility's electric and gas facilities, including emergency response damage assessments throughout its service territory.
The San Diego Business Journal is now accepting nominations for the 2015 General Counsel Awards, which recognizes excellence in the In-House counsel community.
LAW: Covington & Burling Shutters Outpost; to House SoCal efforts in Los Angeles
Washington, D.C., law firm Covington & Burling had high hopes for Southern California when it opened a San Diego office by snagging a group of patent litigators from a struggling firm in 2008.
FOOD: Salad Bites Look for Market in Changing Grocery Scene
La Jolla entrepreneur Keith Mullin is an idea man.