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June 18, 1990 | JEANNINE STEIN, TIMES SOCIETY WRITER
After she spent 45 minutes serenading an audience with great Vincente Minnelli movie musical numbers, Liza Minnelli tilted her face heavenward and wished her father a happy Father's Day. It was one of the many sentiments expressed as a tribute to director Minnelli at a kickoff gala Saturday night for "Directed by Vincente Minnelli," an eight-week retrospective at Los Angeles County Museum of Art co-sponsored by AT&T.
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BUSINESS
May 17, 1985 | MICHAEL A. HILTZIK
NATION As expected, Lawrence G. Rawl, 57, was elected president of Exxon Corp. at the oil company's annual meeting in Los Angeles. Rawl succeeds Howard C. Kauffmann, 62, who retired. Rawl, a senior vice president and director since 1980, is an engineer and is regarded as an expert in exploration and production. He joined Exxon in 1952 and spent 10 years in production and planning before appointments to executive positions in domestic supply and marketing. Kauffmann joined Exxon in 1946 and was named president after a career devoted largely to Exxon's overseas operations.
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BUSINESS
May 17, 1985 | MICHAEL A. HILTZIK
NATION As expected, Lawrence G. Rawl, 57, was elected president of Exxon Corp. at the oil company's annual meeting in Los Angeles. Rawl succeeds Howard C. Kauffmann, 62, who retired. Rawl, a senior vice president and director since 1980, is an engineer and is regarded as an expert in exploration and production. He joined Exxon in 1952 and spent 10 years in production and planning before appointments to executive positions in domestic supply and marketing. Kauffmann joined Exxon in 1946 and was named president after a career devoted largely to Exxon's overseas operations.
BUSINESS
June 21, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Lilly to Spin Off Five Divisions: Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly & Co. said it plans to form a new public company out of five of its medical device and diagnostics businesses. Lilly said the five companies will be known as Guidant Corp. if the plan is approved by federal regulators. The first stock offering is expected during the fourth quarter of this year. The spinoff is part of a restructuring implemented after Randall Tobias took over as chairman and CEO last summer.
BUSINESS
May 7, 1998
Aetna Inc. said first-quarter profit fell about 18% to $146.6 million, or 90 cents a diluted share, from a year ago, beating expectations of 84 cents, as its retirement-services and international operations helped offset higher medical costs in its health business. Revenue rose 3% to $4.63 billion. * Eli Lilly & Co. said Randall Tobias will step down as chief executive in July and as chairman at the end of the year, five years after the 56-year-old executive moved from AT&T Corp.
BUSINESS
May 7, 1998 | Bloomberg News
Eli Lilly & Co. said Randall Tobias will step down as chief executive in July and as chairman at the end of the year, five years after the 56-year-old executive moved from AT&T Corp. to take charge of the Indianapolis-based drug maker. Sidney Taurel, 49, president and chief operating officer, will take over as CEO on July 1 and become chairman when Tobias steps down.
BUSINESS
July 2, 1991 | CARLA LAZZARESCHI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
John S. Mayo, a career researcher and executive at American Telephone & Telegraph's Bell Laboratories, on Monday was named the seventh president of the Bell Labs, the world's largest privately funded research facility. Mayo, 61, who began his career with the Bell Labs in 1955 as a member of the research team that produced the first transistorized digital computer, succeeds Ian M. Ross.
WORLD
September 3, 2004 | John Daniszewski, Times Staff Writer
Organizations concerned with reproductive health and sexual education sharply criticized the Bush administration Thursday, saying that its policies are contributing to the AIDS pandemic and the deaths of women during childbirth and from unsafe abortions. The criticism came on the final day of the three-day Countdown 2015 conference in London. About 700 representatives of governments and groups from 109 countries gathered to assess progress toward goals set in 1994 at a U.N.
BUSINESS
January 17, 1985
American Telephone & Telegraph Co. named new chairmen at its two largest divisions, AT&T Communications and AT&T Information Systems. Robert E. Allen, 49, currently executive vice president for corporate finance and administration, will head AT&T Information, the corporation's marketing and production arm. Randall L. Tobias, 42, will head AT&T Communications, which handles its domestic and international long-distance telephone business.
NATIONAL
May 5, 2007 | From the Associated Press
A woman accused of running a Washington-area prostitution ring detailed her business in a TV interview Friday night but identified no new high-profile clients. Deborah Jeane Palfrey supplied the ABC newsmagazine "20/20" with 46 pounds of phone records from her escort service, Pamela Martin & Associates, in hopes that its investigation would ferret out clients who would testify that they did not have sex with the women Palfrey employed.
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