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Two from Fort Worth appointed by Gov. Abbott to university boards

Steve Hicks, a University of Texas System regent who has been a vocal opponent of regents who have criticized the system’s flagship campus in Austin, was reappointed to the board by Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday. 

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Fort Worth draws closer to deal with Lancaster developer

City staff are planning to introduce the developer Feb. 3 at a meeting of the City Council's Housing and Economic Development Committee.

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Compass BBVA names Happel CEO for Fort Worth

BBVA Compass has appointed Brian Happel, most recently the Fort Worth city president, its chief executive officer of Fort Worth.

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Fort Worth minority business receives nationwide grant

Cuevas Distribution Inc., a minority- and woman-owned business in Fort Worth, is one of 20 small businesses nationwide to receive a $150,000 grant from Chase as part of the Mission Main Street program.

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Museum District: Area’s evolution creating more interaction, public spaces

Fifteen years ago if someone had shot a cannon from Fort Worth’s world-renowned museum district, nobody would have noticed, joked Lori Eklund, senior deputy director of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. But that has changed.

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AZZ hires new president and CEO

 

AZZ inc, announced Monday that the company has hired a new president and CEO.
Tom E. Ferguson will join AZZ as president and CEO and also been elected to serve on AZZ's Board of Directors.


Ferguson, 57, was previously CEO of FlexSteel Pipeline Technologies Inc., a provider of pipeline technology products and services. Ferguson spent 25 years serving in various executive capacities with Flowserve Corp., a global provider of fluid motion and control products and services, and its affiliates. Ferguson began working in his new position effective Nov. 4.


Effective as of Oct. 27, Dana L. Perry assumed the duties of president and CEOI of AZZ on an interim basis following the unexpected death of David H. Dingus on that same day. Perry will relinquish those duties to Ferguson and will continue to serve AZZ in his capacity as senior vice president of finance and CFO.


Fort Worth-based AZZ is a provider of specialty electrical equipment and services to the power generation, transmission, distribution, and industrial markets as well as a provider of hot dip galvanizing services to the North American steel fabrication market.
 

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