First Business

July 26, 2013

MGIC appoints retired U.S. Bank exec to board

MGIC Investment Corp. has appointed a former U.S. Bank executive to its board, it said Thursday in a news release.Daniel Arrigoni retired earlier this month as president and CEO of U.S. Bank Home Mortgage Corp. and executive vice president of U.S. …
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July 26, 2013

NLRB Milwaukee office authority handed over to Minneapolis HQ

The National Labor Relations Board is reorganizing its Midwest office hierarchy, making the Milwaukee regional headquarters a subregion of the Minneapolis regional office effective Aug. 1, according to a notice published Wednesday.The change was …
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July 26, 2013

Roadrunner Transportation buys Missouri firm for $66M

Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. said Thursday it acquired all the outstanding membership interests of Marisol International LLC for $66 million, plus an earn-out capped at $2.5 million.Marisol is a non-asset based provider of international …
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July 26, 2013

Sensient Technologies announces next CEO

Sensient Technologies Corp. president and chief operating officer Paul Manning has been elected president and CEO effective Feb. 2, 2014, the company announced Thursday.He succeeds his father, current CEO Kenneth Manning, who will retire on Feb. 1, …
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July 26, 2013

SPX Transformer Solutions names president

SPX Corp. said Thursday it has named Bill Hegeman as president of the SPX Transformer Solutions Inc. business unit based in Waukesha.Hegeman has served as interim president since late March. He has been vice president of finance and CFO of the …
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July 26, 2013

Wolf Peach plans party for Pleasant St. bridge reopening

The Pleasant Street Lift Bridge is reopening next week after nearly a year under construction, and one local restaurant is so excited it;;;s giving away free food.Wolf Peach, 1818 N. Hubbard St., will hold a ;;;bridge bash;;; Aug. 1 after the 4 p.m. …
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July 26, 2013

World Cup festival in Park East passes Milwaukee County Board

Amid a packed agenda for Thursday;;;s meeting, the Milwaukee County Board without discussion unanimously approved a lease for an outdoor World Cup festival in the Park East next year.The festival is proposed by Milwaukee restaurateur Mike Eitel on …
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July 25, 2013

50 years for Lands' End, CEO talks about staying relevant: Bloomberg (Video)

Land's End is celebrating 50 years in business. It started as a sailing outfitter in Chicago, operating as a mail-order operation filing 15 orders on a good day.Today the company is based in Dodgeville, with facilities that span more than 1.7 …
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July 25, 2013

Artisan Partners reports profit, increased revenue in 2Q

Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. reported a net profit and an increase in revenue in the second quarter Wednesday.The Milwaukee investment management firm had $5.7 million, or 38 cents per share, in net income for the quarter ending June 30. …
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July 25, 2013

BuySeasons looking to hire seasonal employees

BuySeasons Inc. is holding two job fairs to find people for seasonal work.The first fair will be held on Tuesday, July 30, at the Zoofari Conference Center, 9715 W. Blue Mound Road, east of the zoo entrance. The second job fair will be held on …
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July 25, 2013

Equitable Bank seeks buyer for Germania office in Milwaukee

The Equitable Bank SSB took over the historic Germania Building in downtown Milwaukee and is seeking a buyer while also trying to bring in more tenants.The eight-story office building is at the Milwaukee River;;;s west bank on West Wells Street. It …
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July 25, 2013

Esquire: Allen Edmonds shoes help the planet

Want to help the environment? Buy a pair of high-end shoes, Esquire magazine says, such as the ones made up the road in Port Washington at Allen Edmonds Shoe Corp.As part of its ;;;Green Style;;; guide, the magazine says a high-end pair of shoes …
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