In a bold move to address the healthcare affordability crisis, Blue Shield of California Chairman & CEO Bruce Bodaken announced a pledge today that Blue Shield will limit its annual net income to no more than 2 percent of revenue. This commitment will apply retroactively to income earned in 2010, when Blue Shield’s net income exceeded the 2 percent target by $180 million. That amount will go back to Blue Shield’s customers and the community.
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2010 was a very good year for Lexmark, highlighted by revenue, earnings and cash generation growth, record laser performance, product line expansions, managed print services growth and the acquisition of Perceptive Software, which has strengthened Lexmark’s expanding software business. Ninety percent of the top global retailers¹, 70 percent of the top global banks1, and 36 percent of the Fortune 50 are Lexmark customers.
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Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today the worldwide debut of Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure, an entertainment breakthrough for the toy and video game industries. Through an innovative use of technology, the game allows players to transport real-world toys into virtual worlds of adventure through the “Portal of Power™.” These “toys with brains” can come to life inside the game in connection with multiple gaming platforms, as well as on handheld gaming devices, mobile devices and on the web, remembering achievements and level-ups wherever they go. This marks a wholesale change in the interaction between toys and video games, opening up new possibilities and revenue streams for both industries.
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The Corporate Executive Board (CEB) (NYSE: EXBD), a leading research and advisory services company, today announced the publication of Executive Guidance 2011, the company’s year-end analysis of industry trends and corporate best practices designed to inform and support business planning. This year’s Executive Guidance focuses on “Intelligent Growth”—a long-term pattern of above-industry performance in both revenue growth and efficiency—and highlights four key management principles that are critical to achieving it. While most companies aspire to create this balance, currently less than 10 percent of global organizations are considered Intelligent Growth companies.
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Infinite Computer Solutions (India) Limited (BSE: 533154, NSE: INFINITE), a global provider of IT services, infrastructure management services (IMS) and intellectual property leveraged solutions, today announced its results for the second quarter of the Fiscal 2010-11.
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