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    1. Gregory Verdine is the new CEO of Warp Drive Bio

      Gregory Verdine is the new CEO of Warp Drive Bio

      Warp Drive Bio, a Cambridge start-up that is developing technology that will enable it to make drugs from microbes found in plant extracts, said that Gregory Verdine, a company cofounder, is taking over as chief executive. The company was launched in 2012 through a strategic partnership with Sanofi SA, the French drug maker that acquired Genzyme, and Third Rock Ventures and Greylock Partners, which provided some of the financing. Third Rock partner Alexis Borisy has been serving as Warp Drive Bio interim CEO. Borisy will shift into the role of the company’s executive chairman. In addition, Warp Drive Bio ...

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    2. TA Associates, a private equity firm with Hub ties, invests $25m in Fractal Analytics

      TA Associates, a private equity firm with Hub ties, invests $25m in Fractal Analytics

      TA Associates, a private equity firm with offices in Boston, said in a Monday press release that it has acquired a minority stake in Fractal Analytics for $25 million. With offices in San Mateo, Calif., and Mumbai, Fractal Analytics provides data-base analytics in the field known as “big data” to Fortune 500 companies. Naveen Wadhera, director and country head of TA Associates Advisory Pvt. Ltd., and Kenneth T. Schiciano, a managing director at TA Associates, will join the Fractal Analytics board of directors. “We believe that the big data space represents a very significant opportunity as companies have understood the ...

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    3. Obama administration missed clues on Fisker

      WASHINGTON (AP) — The Energy Department did not realize for four months that troubled automaker Fisker Automotive Inc. had missed a crucial production target that was required as part of a half-billion dollar government loan, documents released Wednesday show. The mistake allowed Fisker to obtain an additional $32 million in government funding before the loan was suspended in June 2011.    
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    4. Scott Buckhout is the new CEO of Circor

      , a Burlington-based company that provides valves for the energy, industrial, and aerospace markets, announced Tuesday that its board of directors has appointed Scott Buckhout as president and chief executive, effective immediately. Wayne Robbins, who has served as acting president and CEO since December, will continue as the company’s executive vice president and chief operating officer, the company said in a

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    5. Brookstone CEO Bebis out after less than a year

      Less than a year into the job, Brookstone Inc.’s chief executive Stephen Bebis has resigned from the New Hampshire electronics chain. On Thursday, James M. Speltz, who previously served as the company’s chief operating officer, took over the as the new president and chief exxecutive. The move comes several days after Brookstone reported net sales in the fourth quarter dropped 8 percent to $233 million and sales at stores open at least a year decreased 3.5 percent. “I look forward to building upon the strength of the Brookstone brand, continuing the significant progress we have made over ...

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