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Bowman assumes role as Cooperative Energy CEO

Cooperative Energy’s Board of Directors in May named Jeff Bowman as president, and the successor to long-time president and CEO Jim Compton, who is now President Emeritus. Bowman, 48, becomes only the fourth CEO in the company’s history. Cooperative Energy is a not-for-profit, Member-owned generation and transmission cooperative that provides electricity to 55 counties throughout western and southern Mississippi. Bowman ...

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HPIC names new CEO

Healthcare Providers Insurance Company & HPIC RRG, sponsored by the Mississippi Hospital Association, has appointed Wendy D. Knight to the position of Chief Executive Officer. In her new position, Knight will also be involved in the management and operations of other insurance-related enterprises. Knight most recently was Vice President of Finance-Corporate Insurance Operations for Novant Health. She holds a B.A. ...

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Merit Rankin taps Blaylock

Dwayne Blaylock, Chief Executive Officer of Merit Health River Oaks, will now also lead Merit Health Rankin as CEO in addition to his current duties. Blaylock has nearly 20 years of hospital administration experience. He was a member of the leadership team that helped create the Merit Health network. Previously, Blaylock was CEO at Merit Health Gilmore Memorial in Amory, ...

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Goodwill appoints CEO

The Board of Directors of Goodwill Industries of Mississippi has named Dave Hollingsworth of Brandon as its new President and Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Gray Wiggers, who is retiring. Hollingsworth has served as Vice President of Marketing and Community Involvement for Goodwill of Mississippi for the past two years. Before joining Goodwill, he was Market Development Director of The Clarion-Ledger ...

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Sanderson presented entrepreneur award by USM

The University of Southern Mississippi College of Business and its Advisory Council is honoring Sanderson Farms and the company’s CEO, Joe Sanderson, Jr., as the 2015 Boardman Entrepreneur of the Year. The annual Boardman Entrepreneur of the Year is part of the Boardman Forum, which was established by Joseph Boardman of Gulfport. Those who receive the award display an innovative ...

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