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YOUTH ENRICHMENT BRANDS TAKES NEXT STEPS IN ELEVATING ITS WORLD-CLASS PLATFORM WITH STRATEGIC PROMOTIONS

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Friday, February 16, 2024

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Feb. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Youth Enrichment Brands ("YEB"), the nation's leading youth activities platform offering camps, leagues, classes, schools and other programs, announced today multiple significant leadership appointments impacting both the parent company and its portfolio brands. Noteworthy promotions include:

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  • SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Feb. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Youth Enrichment Brands ("YEB"), the nation's leading youth activities platform offering camps, leagues, classes, schools and other programs, announced today multiple significant leadership appointments impacting both the parent company and its portfolio brands.
  • "Rob, Mary and Dorothy are incredibly talented leaders with the capacity to have more impact across YEB while remaining committed to supporting School of Rock's awesome trajectory," said Justin Hoeveler, CEO of Youth Enrichment Brands.
  • "Youth Enrichment Brands has extraordinary brand assets, promising cross-marketing opportunities and a culture of relentless best practice sharing.
  • To learn more about Youth Enrichment Brands, visit: https://www.yeb.com/about-us

Chromocell Therapeutics Announces Pricing of Upsized $6.6 Initial Public Offering

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Friday, February 16, 2024

FREEHOLD, N.J., Feb. 16, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chromocell Therapeutics Corporation (NYSE American: CHRO) (“Chromocell” or the “Company”), a clinical-stage biotech company focused on developing and commercializing new, non-opioid therapeutics to alleviate pain, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 1,100,000 shares of common stock at a public offering price of $6.00 per share.

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  • FREEHOLD, N.J., Feb. 16, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chromocell Therapeutics Corporation (NYSE American: CHRO) (“Chromocell” or the “Company”), a clinical-stage biotech company focused on developing and commercializing new, non-opioid therapeutics to alleviate pain, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 1,100,000 shares of common stock at a public offering price of $6.00 per share.
  • The offering raised aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $6.6 million, prior to deducting underwriting discounts and other offering expenses.
  • In addition, the Company has granted the underwriters a 45-day option to purchase up to an additional 15% of shares of common stock at the initial public offering price, less underwriting discounts, and commissions to cover over-allotments, if any.
  • The offering is expected to close on February 21, 2024, subject to customary closing conditions.

Petco Names Holly May as Chief Human Resources Officer

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Tuesday, February 13, 2024

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 13, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Petco Health and Wellness Company, Inc. (Nasdaq: WOOF) today announced it has appointed Holly May as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), effective February 4.

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  • SAN DIEGO, Feb. 13, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Petco Health and Wellness Company, Inc. (Nasdaq: WOOF) today announced it has appointed Holly May as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), effective February 4.
  • "Holly brings an impressive track record of driving comprehensive HR strategies that align with business objectives and deliver transformational growth.
  • May brings extensive expertise, and two decades of experience in human resources building innovative programs, policies and practices.
  • Prior to joining Petco, May served as EVP & Global Chief Human Resources Officer for Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA).

CHRO 50 Leaders Announced: Elevate HR For Saudi Arabia's Workplace of Tomorrow

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Monday, February 12, 2024

The event, with the theme "ELEVATE HR: PIONEERING LEADERSHIP FOR SAUDI ARABIA'SWORKPLACE OF TOMORROW," aims to acknowledge and celebrate visionaries who are influencing HR in the Kingdom.

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  • The event, with the theme "ELEVATE HR: PIONEERING LEADERSHIP FOR SAUDI ARABIA'SWORKPLACE OF TOMORROW," aims to acknowledge and celebrate visionaries who are influencing HR in the Kingdom.
  • These nominees advocate for an esteemed collection of executives who have shown an unwavering dedication to improving the HR environment.
  • These people are advancing innovation and quality in their fields through talent acquisition, employee engagement, workplace culture, and strategic workforce planning.
  • We are thrilled to announce the 50 Winners for the CHRO 50 Awards:
    1.

Planful Maintains Global Expansion Momentum in 2023

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Thursday, February 8, 2024

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 8, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Planful Inc., the pioneer of financial performance management cloud software, today announced strong customer, revenue, and bookings growth in fiscal year 2023, capped by record-breaking bookings in the fourth quarter of 2023.

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  • The continued momentum was fueled by the addition of hundreds of new customers along with expansion of Planful solutions deeper into its existing customer base.
  • For the fourth quarter, Planful achieved record new bookings growth across several key metrics, including:
    Grant Halloran, Planful Chief Executive Officer, said: "2023 was a tough year in the SaaS market, and I'm very proud of our team's resiliency and excellent performance.
  • We welcomed many new customers and supported existing ones as they expanded their use of Planful with our AI accelerator, Planful Predict, and by increasing usage across their business users, with experiences built specifically for budget managers.
  • Planful lets us be true partners to the business, working together to drive peak performance at Otter Products."

Walgreens Boots Alliance Announces Leadership Appointments

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Thursday, February 8, 2024

Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) Chief Executive Officer Tim Wentworth today announced updates to WBA’s Executive Committee as the company advances a health services strategy rooted in its retail pharmacy footprint.

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  • Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) Chief Executive Officer Tim Wentworth today announced updates to WBA’s Executive Committee as the company advances a health services strategy rooted in its retail pharmacy footprint.
  • The spirit of this leadership team is one of collaboration, transparency and working effectively together.
  • Tracey Brown , executive vice president and president, Walgreens retail and chief customer officer
    Brown is responsible for Walgreens $30 billion retail business and consumer experience across all retail, pharmacy and health consumer touchpoints and leads strategies to advance Walgreens across a complex and dynamic competitive landscape.
  • He and his team also play a critical role in aligning and advancing the Walgreens pharmacy and specialty pharmacy businesses across Walgreens, including the U.S. Healthcare business segment.

Exelon Announces Executive Leadership Changes

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Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Exelon (Nasdaq, EXC) announced today that Mike Innocenzo, currently president and chief executive officer of Exelon subsidiary PECO, has been promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer of Exelon, reporting to Exelon President and Chief Executive Officer Calvin Butler.

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  • Exelon (Nasdaq, EXC) announced today that Mike Innocenzo, currently president and chief executive officer of Exelon subsidiary PECO, has been promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer of Exelon, reporting to Exelon President and Chief Executive Officer Calvin Butler.
  • Dave Velazquez, currently Exelon executive vice president of Utility Operations and Technology, will succeed Innocenzo as president and chief executive officer of PECO, Pennsylvania’s largest electric and natural gas delivery company serving nearly 1.7 million electric customers and more than 548,000 natural gas customers in southeastern Pennsylvania.
  • He joined Exelon in 2016 at the merger of Exelon and Pepco Holdings, assuming the role of PHI president and CEO.
  • Galambos has held several leadership roles at Exelon since joining the company in 2012 as part of Constellation and BGE’s merger into Exelon.

Pye-Barker Fire & Safety Celebrates NASCAR Partnership and Invites Career Seekers to Define Their Legacy

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Tuesday, February 6, 2024

The start of the 2024 NASCAR season coincides with the launch of Pye-Barker's new team tagline, "Define your legacy here."

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  • The start of the 2024 NASCAR season coincides with the launch of Pye-Barker's new team tagline, "Define your legacy here."
  • Just like Nemechek relies on his team, our success comes from those who've chosen to be part of the Pye-Barker family.
  • "Define your legacy here" reflects the company's commitment to upholding its values and culture for current and future team members.
  • At Pye-Barker, individuals are empowered to build a legacy to support their families, grow within the company and serve their communities with pride.

HR Industry Leader Cindy Ryan Joins MassMutual as Head of Human Resources

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Tuesday, February 6, 2024

MassMutual today announced the appointment of Cindy Ryan to Head of Human Resources.

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  • MassMutual today announced the appointment of Cindy Ryan to Head of Human Resources.
  • Ryan, who has more than two decades of HR leadership experience, will oversee and advance MassMutual’s people strategy, aligned with the company’s purpose, priorities, and aspirations.
  • In this role, Ryan assumes oversight of MassMutual’s HR organization, which includes talent acquisition and management, total rewards, HR operations, employee relations, learning and development, and diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI).
  • “I’m excited to join a company with such a rich history that provides incredibly flexible, holistic programs to support and develop its employees,” said Ryan.

Workplace Strategy Continues to Challenge Organizations' Ways of Working, According to ALM's New Pacesetter Research Report

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Wednesday, January 31, 2024

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- A new report from Law.com Compass Pacesetter Research (previously known as ALM Intelligence Pacesetter Research) finds that professional service providers and their clients have realized, through the pandemic, that alternative ways of working (hybrid, remote) are possible, and can lead to an improved employee experience, as well as play a tangible role in enhancing growth strategy. However, the slow economy and pressure to increase productivity and overall business growth have created a real challenge for business leaders as they struggle to effectively implement a workplace strategy that delivers business impact while managing employee expectations.

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  • "Today's Innovators are those professional services providers who help clients develop a strategic, comprehensive workplace strategy approach that aims to reimagine work and deliver long-term business impact," said Ruth Sierra, Analyst, Law.com Compass Pacesetter Research.
  • This grounding of employee-focused change management and business transformation has favored those service providers best able to align an effective workplace strategy framework with the overall business strategy to deliver long-term value.
  • "Today's Innovators are those professional services providers who help clients develop a strategic, comprehensive workplace strategy approach that aims to reimagine work and deliver long-term business impact."
  • To learn more about the research or to obtain the full version of the Workplace Strategy 2024 report, go to: http://www.law.com/lawcom-compass/pacesetter-research .