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It was Soapy's design to assume the role of the despicable and execrated "masher." The refined and elegant appearance of his victim and the contiguity of the conscientious cop encouraged him to believe that he would soon feel the pleasant official clutch upon his arm that would insure his winter quarters on the right little, tight little isle.
He seemed content, at this stage in their conversation, to assume the role of listener.
Bluebird bio (BLUE) announced Chip Baird will join the company effective February 11 and assume the role of CFO.
1, Chief Operating Officer Liza Gundell will assume the role of chief executive officer when current CEO Eric Joice retires.The Family Resource Network said Thursday that effective Jan.
The board asked Hosni to assume the role of acting OOC chief till the Extraordinary General Assembly (EGM) is convened for the election of the new chairman according to the OOC's statutes.
Amy Held has been elected a corporate officer and will assume the role of senior vice president of strategy and M&A, effective May 1.
Summary: Peter Meeus will assume the role of Honorary Chairman next year
Serra principal Justin DelVecchio will assume the role of managing director at NFP Property and Casualty, reporting to Michael Walsh, managing director at NFP Property and Casualty in the New England region.
Gray said, 'I am honoured to assume the role of chairman.
Summary: Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas said Sunday that the Lebanese premier is becoming frustrated with the country's politicians, who are trying to assume the role of the president.
Richard Orazietti will assume the role of senior vice president and controller.
Luth will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer of Seabury Advisory Group, which was led by Christopher E.