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Wesleyan U's rainmaker to Conn College

Ann Goodwin, Wesleyan University's chief fundraiser, is leaving her alma mater for a similar post at Connecticut College in New London.

First Niagara’s earnings fall on charges, costs

The New York parent of First Niagara Bank, which has an extensive Connecticut branch network, said restructuring costs, an amortization charge and “seasonal weakness” resulted in lower...

Savings Institute parent reverses loss

Windham’s SI Financial Group, parent of Savings Institute Bank and Trust Co., said it booked a first-quarter profit of $906,000, due mainly to higher interest and dividend income from its...

Farmington Bank's 1Q net soars

Farmington Bank's parent saw first-quarter net climb 40 percent on surging interest-income from loans and belt tightening.

Stanley profits nearly double on higher sales

New Britain manufacturer Stanley Black & Decker said it profits nearly doubled in the first quarter, thanks to higher sales volume and the contributions of acquired businesses.

Soliris nearly doubles Alexion's 1Q net

Cheshire drug maker Alexion Pharmaceuticals nearly doubled its first-quarter net on strong sales of its Soliris orphan drug, whose catalog of potentially treatable ailments continues to expand.

Kohl's Gass joins Cigna's board

Cigna Corp. seated the top customer-service officer for discount-department store chain Kohl's Corp. to the Bloomfield health insurer's board.

Coventry buy, higher premiums fuel Aetna's 1Q growth

Hartford health insurer Aetna said its first-quarter profits grew by more than $175 million, mainly due to higher premiums and contributions from its $5.7-billion acquisition of Coventry Health Care...

Express Employment to open Windsor location

Staffing services provider Express Employment Professionals said it will open a Windsor franchise location on Monday.

The Hartford to ship 700 Simsbury employees to the city

The Hartford Financial Services Group said it plans to move 700 employees from its Simsbury campus to its Hartford headquarters.

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