Archive | January 4th, 2012

Ross King Walker Insurance takes Hancock name

January 4, 2012

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Hancock Bank has renamed insurance agency subsidiary Ross King Walker as Hancock Insurance Agency. Hancock Bank acquired the 103-year-old Ross King Walker (RKW) in 2004. RKW retained its name as a division of Hancock Insurance Agency, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hancock Bank. RKW executives said the decision to rename RKW as Hancock Insurance Agency […]

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Jim Barksdale to lead Miss. Development Authority

January 4, 2012

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JACKSON — Governor-elect Phil Bryant appointed Jim Barksdale Interim Executive Director of the Mississippi Development Authority today. Barksdale, former President and CEO of Netscape Communications Corp., will succeed Leland Speed as chief of the agency that leads Mississippi’s economic development efforts. “When I campaigned for governor, economic development and job creation were cornerstones of my […]

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