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Geoff Gerks named chief human resources officer at G4S

Veteran employee will oversee human resources for all G4S branches in North America.

Vology acquires VITAL Network Services

Tampa-based network support provider will serve as subsidiary to Orlando company.

Zimmerman Advertising welcomes Angelovich to executive staff

Zimmerman Advertising, an integrated retail agency, has hired Michael Angelovich as executive vice president/director of strategic planning, the Fort Lauderdale-based company announced today.

Florida Small Business Pulse Check shows revenue goals attainable

TD Bank regional survey finds respondents are more optimistic about economic outlook.

Elite Stor Capital deal puts capacity over 1.2 million square feet

West Palm Beach, Florida-based Elite Stor Capital Partners (ESCP) closed on the purchase of Storage Max, based in Nicholasville, Kentucky, Elite said on Monday, bringing its total square footage holdings to over 1.2 million square feet.

Bright House Networks to provide service to Fairwinds Credit Union

Bright House Networks Enterprise Solutions has agreed to provide Fairwinds Credit Union, Central Florida’s largest locally owned and operated financial institution, with dedicated internet access (DIA), ethernet and network services, it reported from Orlando Monday.

Alexandria Marren joins Hertz Global as EVP of North American rental car operations

Travel-industry veteran Alexandria Marren is joining Hertz Global Holdings as executive vice president of North American rental car operations, Hertz announced Monday from its Estero, Florida, office.

xG Technology to expand Business Partner Program

Sarasota-based xG Technology Inc. launched an expansion of its Business Partner Program today to maximize broadband opportunity for voice, video and data communications and assemble a network of providers and consultants complementary to its operations.

Nemours Foundation selects new chairman of the board

The Nemours Foundation, an internationally known children's health system that operates Children's Hospital in Orlando, last week announced the election of Brian Anderson as its chairman of the board, succeeding  John Lord, who will remain on the board after eight years as chair.

Black Knight releases first look at July mortgage data

Black Knight Financial Services Inc.’s Data & Analytics division reported a "first look" at July 2015 month-end mortgage performance statistics today from the technology, services and data solutions provider’s corporate headquarters in Jacksonville.

Orlando’s mayor previews nation’s largest diversity career expo

Two events held Friday in Orlando allowed news media and city officials, community partners and small businesses to preview a huge diversity career expo set for Sept. 22-26.

Crain Communications and Carvajal Medios B2B partner to share content for subscribers

Miami-based Carvajal Medios B2B and publisher Crain Communications, Inc. have agreed to align commercial efforts for the plastics and manufacturing industries in the United States and Latin America, the firms announced from Virginia Gardens Thursday.

Patriot National substantiates R.C.A. Insurance acquisition details

Fort Lauderdale’s Patriot National Inc., a technology and outsourcing provider, disclosed further details on its recent acquisition of R.C.A. Insurance Group (RCA), a property and liability program administrator to the hospitality industry, from headquarters yesterday.

Florida’s housing market sees upsurge in July 2015

July’s housing market activity in Florida revealed increased closings, higher median prices, more pending sales and diminishing inventory, Orlando-based Florida Realtors announced today, with single-family sales statewide outperforming those of July 2014 by 21.8 percent.

Amadeus joins four providers to increase business travel management tools

Amadeus, which provides global travel industry solutions, has partnered with four affiliated firms to improve delivery of corporate travel features to its customers, the company announced today from its North American headquarters in Miami, Florida.

JD Power and Associates ranks five USG&E branches top electric providers

No fewer than five companies operating under the U.S. Gas & Electric Inc. (USG&E) umbrella have won accolades from JD Power and Associates, America's leading consumer research firm, USG&E reported Thursday from its Miramar headquarters.

Asurion Retail Solutions enhances home warranty coverage

Asurion Retail Solutions, an arm of global technology protection provider Asurion, announced today in Boca Raton that it will partner with American Residential Warranty (ARW) to provide the latter’s customers with protection for home electronics.

Latin Trade Group names Klabin's Antonio Alfano as CFO of the year

Latin Trade Group, a leading business service provider to companies throughout Latin America, today announced Antonio Sergio Alfano as their choice for CFO of the Year 2015 at its CFO Forum in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Florida’s MagneGas to supply metal industry with prototype fuel

Innovative Tampa-based technology company MagneGas Corporation, credited with inventing a process converting liquid waste into fuel, will distribute MagneGas2, its signature product, via Harris Industrial Gases for metal cutting, the firm announced Tuesday.

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