Sempra Energy CEO Debra Reed becomes the fifth member of the SD 500 in 2018 to choose retirement. Her successor, current Sempra CFO and EVP Jeffrey Martin, also is in the SD 500.
DINING: Kitchen Staff’s Fresh Role Chef-to-Table Concept
A new Italian restaurant, Maestoso, has begun offering a unique dining experience: chefs will both cook and serve guests their meals, a concept called “chef-to-table.”
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.
A Heron Therapeutics postoperative pain anesthetic billed as an alternative to opioids achieved positive late-stage trial results, boosting the San Diego company’s stock.
Toni Giffin has been chosen as the new chief executive officer and president of Goodwill Industries of San Diego County.
Kratos’ Mako is an unmanned aircraft that carries and operates weapons and advanced sensor systems.
Finalists and winners in 16 categories will be recognized at a special networking and awards program April 18 at The Westin Gaslamp Quarter.
The salon suite franchise, which provides individual stylists with individual suites, has more than 200 locations - but plans to grow to 1,000 sites in the next five years.
Business events planned in the county for the week of March 19, 2018, and beyond.
AtYourGate allows passengers the ability to order food or retail items via mobile devices to be delivered at their gate.
San Francisco-based Twist Bioscience Corporation has opened a 2,500-square-foot office in Carlsbad.
Win Technologies USA will provide a casino management system for the new La Jolla Trading Post Casino.
Daré Bioscience, a San Diego biopharmaceutical focused on women’s reproductive health, has partnered with Orbis Biosciences to develop long-lasting injectable contraceptives.
BIOTECH: Illumina SVP Tackles Challenges
Susan Tousi doesn’t practice medicine, unlike many in her family tree. But Illumina’s senior vice president of product development is making her mark on health.
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.
Steven Jones founded his diversity and inclusion consulting firm in 1993, and while there has never been a shortage of need for its services, there hasn’t always been this much demand.
EDUCATION: Universities To Be Nonprofits; Co. to Offer Management Services
Bridgepoint Education Inc. (NYSE: BPI) is taking a step back from its role as a higher education provider to become an Online Program Management (OPM) company, helping colleges and universities adapt to emerging technologies and other changes.
BIOTECH: Co. to Take on Previously ‘Undruggable’ Proteins
Even by startup standards, Vividion Therapeutics CEO Diego Miralles makes bold claims. He said the venture marks a “once-in-a-generation opportunity” to build a transformative company in San Diego.