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Dunkin' Donuts chief financial officer to step down
Dunkin' Brands Group Inc., the Canton-based parent company of Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, said Thursday that its chief financial officer is stepping down for another job in the retail industry.
Paul Carbone, chief financial officer of Dunkin’ Brands (Nasdaq: DNKN), is leaving the company as of April 21, for a "general management position in the specialty retail industry," where he worked prior to joining Dunkin’ Brands, the company said in regulatory filing. It wasn't immediately known…
State's largest hospice group announces new leader
The state’s largest hospice provider has a new leader.
Patricia Ahern has been named the new CEO for the non-profit Care Dimensions, and will start in the role May 1. Ahern will replace Diane Stringer, who will retire this year after serving as president and CEO for 28 years.
Ahern will be tasked with overseeing the massive hospice care network, which cared for nearly 5,000 patients in over 90 communities in Boston, MetroWest, North Shore and Merrimack Valley in 2016 alone.
New trend among breweries: hopping from recipe to recipe
Churning in the tanks a few weeks ago at Idle Hands brewery was a cloudy New England-style IPA. But more had gone into this citrusy brew than your average beer: it was the result of five different recipes over the course of the past six months, perfected with the help of feedback from customers.
Idle Hands is the latest brewery to experiment with the revolving IPA, wherein a brewery tweaks a batch and releases it to the public before heading back to the drawing board.
While breweries often release…