Day: May 2, 2018

Spanish engineering firm chooses Missouri for U.S. headquarters

Hexa Ingenieros, a Spanish engineering services company focused on designing and implementing automation process control and industrial computing services, is entering the U.S. marketplace right here in St. Louis. The company announced Wednesday it will operate as Hexa Engineers in the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) in St. Louis, and will create 20 new programming and engineering jobs, with hiring beginning in Summer 2018. “Missouri is fighting for jobs nationally and internationally,” said Missouri Governor Eric Greitens. “We’re glad to include Hexa Engineers on the list of impressive companies who […]

RELEASE: Express Scripts Announces 2018 First Quarter Results

ST. LOUIS, May 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Express Scripts Holding Company (Nasdaq: ESRX) announced consolidated 2018 first quarter net income of $623.2 million or $1.10 per diluted share. Consolidated 2018 first quarter adjusted earnings per diluted share was $1.77.* The Company reaffirms its core business¹ 2018 adjusted EBITDA* guidance in the range of $5,250 million to $5,400 million, which represents growth of 8% over core business 2017 adjusted EBITDA at the midpoint of the range. “Our first quarter results reflect our success in driving greater […]

RELEASE: Express Scripts Ranked as a Top 50 Inclusive company by DiversityInc

ST. LOUIS, May 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX), through its commitment to diversity and inclusion, has earned recognition among the Top 50 inclusive companies in the nation by DiversityInc, it was announced today. “We are proud to be recognized by DiversityInc for creating a culture which celebrates the unique talents, values and perspectives contributed by every one of our more than 27,000 colleagues,” said Tim Wentworth, Express Scripts president and CEO. “Our diversity makes Express Scripts […]

New investigative committee report claims Greitens lied about The Mission Continues donor list

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A new report issued by the House Special Investigative Committee on Oversight outlines the committee’s investigation into Gov. Eric Greitens and his use of a donor list from his former charity, The Mission Continues. According to the report, Greitens lied to the Missouri Ethics Commission about taking the donor list and using it to raise campaign funds. In October 2016, Greitens was directly asked by The Associated Press if his campaign […]

STL County Department of Public Health offers tips to reduce this summer’s mosquito presence

Mosquito season is almost upon residents of St. Louis County, and the county’s Department of Public Health wants to inform residents that there are some important preventive measures they can take to protect themselves. According to the Department of Health, warmer temperatures, stagnant pools of water, and flood debris all combine to form ideal conditions for mosquito breeding. Besides being an annoyance, some species of mosquitoes can transmit diseases, such as West Nile Virus. The […]

New investigative committee report claims Greitens lied about The Mission Continues donor list

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A new report issued by the House Special Investigative Committee on Oversight outlines the committee’s investigation into Gov. Eric Greitens and his use of a donor list from his former charity, The Mission Continues. According to the report, Greitens lied to the Missouri Ethics Commission about taking the donor list and using it to raise campaign funds. In October 2016, Greitens was directly asked by The Associated Press if his campaign […]

Man wanted in Ballpark Village shooting turns himself in

A man who has been charged in connection with the shooting that left one man dead and another injured Sunday night at Ballpark Village turned himself in Wednesday. According to a tweet from the St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office, Scotty Joseph Lee, 32, was was charged with first-degree murder, one count of assault and two counts of armed criminal action Tuesday. Lee is accused of opening fire at Budweiser Brewhouse. A Spanish Lake man, Corey Hall, […]

General Assembly votes to get government out of people’s hair

Dogan’s hair braiding bill passes out of legislature JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Hair braiders in Missouri will no longer be required to undergo 1,500 hours of training under legislation given final approval on Tuesday. Rep. Shamed Dogan’s HB 1500, one of the first bills passed out of the House this session, came back to the lower chamber with some tweaks from the Senate. After a 137-11 vote by the House, the bill — which has […]

RELEASE: Forbes names Commerce Bank one of the best midsize employers in America

Forbes recently published their 2018 America’s Best Midsize Employers List, ranking Commerce Bank #68 among a selection of 500 employers across the country also recognized on the list. This marks the second consecutive year Commerce has been named to the list. The list was developed based on comprehensive survey findings compiled by research firm Statista. Commerce took the seventh highest ranking among the other banking and financial services companies on the list and ranked fourth […]

RELEASE: Ascension and Ramsay Health Care to form global supply chain joint venture

Ascension, the largest private, tax-exempt, nongovernmental health system in the United States, and Ramsay Health Care Limited, one of the top six private hospital operators in the world, are partnering in a new global supply chain joint venture. The new organization will combine the purchasing power of St. Louis-based Ascension, the world’s largest Catholic health system, and Sydney based Ramsay Health Care, which operates more than 230 healthcare facilities in six countries on four continents. […]