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AAHOA interim CEO and president Rachel Humphrey
Leadership change

The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) announced on Friday the promotion of its chief operating officer Rachel Humphrey to serve as its interim president and CEO effective January 26.

Bojangles photo by bmm
Leadership change

Bojangles’ announced yesterday that its all-cash acquisition by Durational Capital Management LP and The Jordan Company, L.P. has been finalized.

David Gibbs portrait
Leadership change

Yum Brands, Inc. [NYSE:YUM] announced Monday that David Gibbs, age 55, has been promoted to be its president and chief operating officer.

SuperShuttle photo by Paul Swansen
Legal judgment & dispute resolution

On Friday, the National Labor Relations Board returned to its long-standing independent-contractor standard, reaffirming the Board’s adherence to the traditional common-law test. By doing so, NLRB clarified the role entrepreneurial opportunity plays in its determination of independent-contractor status, which the D.C. Circuit Court has recognized.

Briefings from Other Trade Journals

QSR managers work hard, but in spite of that are not generally thought to have particularly good wages. That's not the case for In-N-Out Burger managers.

Subway has finally announced a replacement for its former chief marketing officer, Joe Tripodi. As the sandwich shop franchisor continues to search for a permanent CMO, it says its acting CMO is Roger Mader for the interim.

Business advice is available from various online or hard copy sources. Much of it turns out to be mostly fluff, sparse on the hard facts that one really needs to know in business. On the other hand, there is valuable information out there.

Blockchain has been around for ten years now, probably most famously as the technology behind Bitcoin. Specialists say that its qualities make it a natural to generate significant improvements for hotels and their travel industry networks.

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