Erica Ollmann Saphire of The Scripps Research Institute is the director of the global Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Immunotherapeutic Consortium. The VIC united the research world to provide antibody therapeutics against viruses such as Ebola, which makes Saphire a pretty big deal.
Carlos Nunez, chief medical officer of San Diego-based CareFusion, the medical device manufacturer being sold in a $12.2 billion deal, said on Manufacturing Day that all of their U.S. manufacturing facilities pale in comparison to its facilities right across the border, in Tijuana and Mexicali.
Mike Barone, president of Intercare Insurance Solutions and HUB's San Diego operations, has been named president of HUB’s National Employee Benefits Practice.
Eset North America recently was host to Andrej Kiska, the president of the Slovak Republic.
Advocates from various sides of the proposed minimum wage increase in San Diego will discuss the issue at the North San Diego Business Chamber ‘s Leaders of Change luncheon on Tuesday, Oct. 7.
Editor’s note: Tom York is on vacation; his column will return next week. Our new Editor-in- Chief, Nels Jensen, is filling in this week and will soon be writing this column on a regular basis.
LAW: Proliferation of Lawsuits Emphasizes Scope of the Problem
A tidal wave of new lawsuits claiming retaliation against so-called whistleblowers has been hitting business owners in recent years.
Cyber security concerns have advanced far beyond interruption of service and theft of consumer credit card information and should be a priority of corporate boards, according to members of a panel at the Corporate Directors Forum on Wednesday morning at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla.