John Cox

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Recent Stories

Qualcomm’s $100 Question

Co. Faces Many Challenges to Boost Languishing Stock Price, Fulfill Pledge to Stockholders

The San Diego chipmaking giant is preparing to face shareholders at its previously postponed annual shareholders meeting, scheduled for March 23.

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Reed’s Retirement Puts Spotlight on Diversity

WORKFORCE: Sempra CEO Was Role Model and Mentor

Word this month that Debra Reed will soon retire as president and CEO of Sempra Energy is being received by local business leaders as good or not depending on how they view progress toward gender diversity in the top echelons of corporate leadership.

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Health Care Heroes: Blood Bank Expands Scope to Include Research, Wellness

OPERATIONS: Wellis Broadens Approach to Mission of Saving Lives

It’s hard to argue with medical procedures that curtail the demand for blood. But consider what their advent means for blood banks.

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Health Care Heroes: Alvarado Hospital Clinician Takes Outreach to New Levels

SERVICE: Graheck Extends Care to Staff, Patients and Families

Alvarado Hospital Medical Center clinical educator Anne Graheck saw to the details after a local mortuary brought an American flag to drape over a military veteran who had just died in the intensive care unit.

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Health Care Heroes: Hospice Leader Works to Ensure Access to End of Life Care

TRANSITION: Jones Leads 4-Month Effort to Absorb Scripps Service

The Elizabeth Hospice President and CEO Jan Jones can’t bear the thought that someone might need her organization’s help but doesn’t know it’s available.

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Sempra May Simply See A Good Buy in Oncor vs. An Expansion

UTILITY: Well-Managed Co. Could Help Diversify Earnings

Sempra Energy looks set to buy a utility operating in a state where demand for power is growing, within a region where it already owns significant energy infrastructure, adjacent to a foreign country where it has a strong industry foothold.

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Marketers Find Promise, Peril in Diversification

MARKETING: Challenge to Find Expertise, Preserve Co. Culture

If it succeeds, diversification could boost an already sharp trajectory at Wonderist.

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Taking The Global Initiative

Recent data show the San Diego region’s international trade has been expanding faster than the economy as a whole.

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Trading In On Expertise

ECONOMY: Local Services Have Helped Double Region’s Exports, Expected to Overtake Products By 2020

It comes as no surprise to Chula Vista-based executive search firm The QualiFind Group that the San Diego region’s exports grew at a relatively fast clip during the past several years – because the company itself has been part of that growth.

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San Diego’s Innovation, Reputation Sell in International Market

TRADE: Product Exports Include Premium Goods, Technological Advances

When specialized lighting manufacturer FoxFury LLC goes to international trade shows, it never hurts to mention the company is based in San Diego County.

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