Supervalu Joins GreenChill Partnership
Minneapolis Supervalu has joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) GreenChill Advanced Refrigeration Partnership, a voluntary program to promote green technologies, strategies and practices that protect the ozone layer and reduce greenhouse gases.
“As a corporate citizen, SUPERVALU has a responsibility to minimize our environmental footprint,” said John Domino, VP of facilities, energy, environmental and engineering, Supervalu. “The GreenChill Partnership is another example of our ongoing commitment to reduce waste, use energy more efficiently and operate more sustainably.” The GreenChill Advanced Refrigeration Partnership is an EPA cooperative alliance with the supermarket industry and other stakeholders to promote the adoption of advanced technologies, strategies, and practices that reduce emissions of ozone-depleting substances and greenhouse gases.
MIPS Technologies appoints new cfo
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. MIPS Technologies, a leading provider of industry-standard architectures, processors and analog IP for digital consumer, home networking, wireless, communications and business applications, has appointed Maury Austin as the company’s new cfo, reporting to president and ceo John Bourgoin.
“I am pleased to welcome a seasoned, versatile financial veteran such as Maury to our team,” said Bourgoin. “Following the acquisition and integration of Chipidea, MIPS Technologies has entered a new phase, with two strategic business groups and an aggressive growth strategy. Maury’s impressive depth and business acumen will be critical for MIPS, and I look forward to his contributions and leadership as we continue to drive innovation in the global IP market.”
Most recently Austin served as senior vp and cfo of Portal Software, where, working with the executive staff, he drove redevelopment of the company’s business model and was instrumental in its subsequent acquisition by Oracle.
Hall joins NexCen as cfo
NEW YORK NexCen Brands has appointed Kenneth Hall as evp, cfo, and treasurer, effective March 25. He will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s financial management and human resources functions. He replaces David Meister, who is leaving the company.
Hall most recently served as the cfo and treasurer of Seevast, a leading online-media holding company comprised of ad networks, Pulse 360 and Kanoodle, and a domain asset management company, Moniker, which was recently sold.