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Avocados From Mexico Appoints Two Key Executives

Irving-based nonprofit marketing organization Avocados From Mexico has promoted two leaders to prepare for a transformative future: Ivonne Kinser and Ana Ambrosi. AFM has a mindset rooted in innovation and diversity. Of its 34 employees, 60 percent are women, making for a gender-balanced leadership team powered by its Female Leadership Initiative. Kinser, as the new […]

Hyosung America Names a New Chief Marketing Officer

Irving-based Hyosung America, the manufacturer of ATMs and TCRs, has added Brad Nolan to its team as the new executive vice president and chief marketing officer. Most recently, Nolan was the executive vice president of Allpoint Solutions at Cardtronics, a role in which he led network management and the design and delivery of new technology […]

Irving ISD Announces New Protocols For Returning to School Amid The Pandemic

Irving ISD will implement numerous COVID-19 protocols when students and staff return to school next month, from frequent classroom cleanings to health assessments. The school district outlined the measures in a “Blueprint for the Return to School 2021-2022″ on its website. Superintendent Magda Hernandez said in a press release she believes in-person learning is the […]

Exxon Mobil Hires First Woman to Join Executive Team For CFO Role

Irving, Texas-based Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) will have a new CFO in August, and she will be the first woman to join the energy company’s executive team. Andrew Swiger, Exxon’s senior vice president and principal financial officer, said he will retire on Sept. 1. Replacing him will be Kathryn Mikells, who will officially take […]

Irving-Based 7-Eleven is Sending A Slurpee to Space

Move over, Jeff Bezos. The Slurpee is going to space. 7-Eleven announced that it will commission a private space flight in August to celebrate its 94th birthday, and it’s taking the iconic American slushee with it. The big question is what flavor. The Irving-based convenience store said it will total all Slurpee flavors that customers […]

Irving ISD Will Launch New High School At Night

Students in the Irving ISD will now be able to earn a high school diploma in the evening. Next month, the school district plans to open the Night OWL — Opportunities Without Limits — Academy to better meet the needs of students. The academy will target students who are at risk of dropping out or […]