Joan M. Gates, an attorney at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, was named general counsel at Northern Kentucky University.
Davis Polk partner Sarah Solum led the team that advised Affymetrix Inc. in its merger with Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. The deal was completed after Affymetrix rejected an unsolicited offer from Origin Technologies Corp., a group of former Affymetrix executives, and decided to continue with the proposal from Thermo Fisher....
Her legal background in business transactions, mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances, intellectual property portfolio management and compliance will be of particular value to PayNearMe, the company said.
With women making up roughly half of the workforce and the plethora of women directors graduating from the same programs as their male counterparts, the traditional explanation that women “lack the ambition or competence to direct the larger, commercial” films.
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