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Alcoa Inc (NYSE:AA) shares gained 1.55% to $7.84. The company on August 26 announced promotions that will extend Alcoa's leadership in the area of environment, health and safety, and enhance the company's business development and asset management capabilities worldwide.
Mike Barriere, Vice President, Human Resources, was promoted to Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Environment, Health and Safety (EHS). He will have oversight of the newly combined Human Resources and EHS group.
Kevin McKnight, Director, EHS & Sustainability, will become Chief Sustainability Officer and Vice President of EHS, reporting to Barriere effective Sept. 1, 2013. McKnight succeeds Kevin Anton who plans to retire at year-end after more than 30 years in the metals and mining industry, including 15 with Alcoa.
Additionally, the company will begin trading ex-dividend on August 07, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.03 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 26, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
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Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX) shares dropped 1.09% to $10.01. The company on Sept. 3 said it has processed and disbursed more than $1.7 billion in federal incentives to healthcare providers who use electronic health records. Providers apply for the incentives using a secure, web-based tool from Xerox to show that they have implemented and used EHRs under federal guidelines.
Additionally, Xerox scientist Mandakini Kanungo is looking forward to being with 81 of the nation's brightest young engineers and scientists at the National Academy of Engineering's (NAE) 18th annual U.S. Frontiers of Engineering symposium, an elite meeting of the nation's most promising young engineers.
Moreover, the company on August 13 announced its acquisition of CPAS Systems Inc., a Toronto-based company providing pension administration software to the private and public sectors. CPAS software simplifies administration and record keeping for defined benefit, defined contribution and hybrid retirement savings plans as well as health, welfare and group life insurance premiums.
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