An analytical chemist at GlaxoSmithKline, Phoenixville resident Bridget McNulty, 43, was a recent contestant on Jeopardy. Now fans of “America’s favorite quiz show” will have a chance to see how she performed, as the episode is set to air locally on ABC on Monday, Dec. 12.
A fan of the game show since she was a kid, McNulty said she can remember shouting out the answers at the television screen when she would watch with her family. She always wanted to try out for the show because she had a knack for remembering random facts.
QVC, the world’s leading video and ecommerce retailer, announced the appointment of Todd Sprinkle to Chief Information Officer. In this role, Sprinkle will oversee the company’s global IT organization spanning the U.S., U.K., Germany, Japan, Italy, France, China, and at QVC’s global business service operation in Poland.
“Todd’s expertise in ecommerce and broadcast technology will be instrumental in continuing to build agile world-class technology platforms to drive our growth and deliver outstanding service,” said Mike George, President and CEO of QVC.
Prior to joining QVC in 2007, Sprinkle spent 12 years in senior-level roles at Turner Broadcasting.
Recovery Centers of America, a fledgling chain of addiction treatment centers based in King of Prussia, bought a shuttered nursing home in Devon along Route 30 for what is expected to be its fifth facility.
“We are going to recondition the existing building and try to get open in four months,” said developer Brian O’Neill.
The treatment facility is expected to employ more than 100. O’Neill did not disclose what Recovery Centers of America paid for the 6.1-acre property with 196,621 square feet of building space. It was assessed this year for $7.6 million.
MacElree Harvey has teamed up with Interfaith Housing Assistance Corporation of Chester County to help bring smiles to those in need through the agency’s annual holiday gift-giving campaign. This year’s campaign was a great success with 22 families in Chester County receiving gifts from 21 generous donors.
In the spirit of the season, MacElree Harvey adopted two families, bringing bulging bags of gifts to the offices of Interfaith Housing.
“We’re thrilled to see so much enthusiasm and generosity,” said Nick Lohr, Project Manager of Interfaith Housing. “Especially during the holidays. It really makes a difference.”
Interfaith Housing Assistance Corporation of Chester County provides support for local families with single-parents who are working full-time through rental assistance and case management services. The holidays can be very stressful for families living on tight budgets. Through the kindness of sponsors like MacElree Harvey, many families can enjoy the holidays without worrying about the added cost.
The Dublin, Ireland-based Endo Pharmaceuticals, which has a location in Malvern, announced that it is eliminating its 375-member U.S. Branded pain sales field force, which consisted of both full-time employees and contract sales representatives, as well as internal support to the promoted pain business unit.
“Since we entered into our licensing and development agreement with BDSI (BioDelivery Services International) in 2012, the opioid market and Endo’s strategic priorities have evolved,” said Paul Campanelli, President and CEO of Endo. “We are extremely grateful for the efforts of our Pain salesforce and all who have supported the Pain business unit, and want to acknowledge their dedication, commitment, and hard work on behalf of the company.”