Three U.S. companies plan to start operations in Cameroon this year, while the U.S. Agency for International Development will return to the country after an 18-year absence, U.S. Ambassador Robert Jackson said.
Marc Albertsen, the bespectacled, 62-year-old research director at Pioneer Hi-Bred, DuPont Co. ’s seed-development unit, was catching up on paperwork one morning in July 2007 when he got a call from an assistant, Sharon Cerwick.
Actavis Plc awarded Chief Executive Officer Paul Bisaro and four top managers about $115 million in early-vested stock and retention bonuses after the U.S. generic- drug maker bought Ireland-based Warner Chilcott Plc. It was a rare instance of rewarding executives of the acquirer.
The New York Police Department’s stop-and-frisk policy came under attack from city council members considering four laws that would restrict the encounters and create an inspector general to monitor the practices.