Nuzzo leaving GNC for 4Moms
After six years as chief financial officer of Downtown-based GNC Holdings Inc., Michael Nuzzo is leaving the firm to take a management position at Strip District robotics company 4Moms. Mr. Nuzzo will serve as chief administrative officer and executive vice president of 4Moms, which develops and manufactures high-tech baby gear. In his new position, Mr. Nuzzo will be part of a team that will oversee a company expansion that is expected to bring in 50 new employees this year. Mr. Nuzzo will remain at GNC through July 18.
Giant Eagle to carry Yuengling’s ice cream line
Yuengling's Ice Cream, a product launched during Prohibition by the family known for making beer, is being carried by O’Hara grocer Giant Eagle. The ice cream, which was reintroduced earlier this year, is made by a Orwigsburg, Pa., company led by David Yuengling, whose great-grandfather started making it in 1920. It had been carried by some independent grocers in Western Pennsylvania but was not widely available in the region.
Frick Hospital remodeling announced
Excela Health officials have announced plans to expand and remodel Frick Hospital in Mount Pleasant at a cost of $12 million over the next five years. The first phase will involve a $2 million enhancement of Frick’s emergency department and a $375,000 project to create wound care and sleep centers. Later phases will include an expanded lobby rotunda, enhanced primary care physician suites and a modernized café.
ATI buys precision machining firm
Pittsburgh specialty metals producer Allegheny Technologies Inc. said it has acquired Hanard Machine Inc., a precision machining company in Salem, Ore. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Hanard will become part of ATI’s titanium investment casting business in Albany, Ore. Hanard works mainly in the aerospace and defense markets, as well as the oil and gas/chemical process industry. Under the new ownership, it will operate as ATI Cast Products, Salem Operations.
P.F. Chang's confirms credit and debit card breach
P.F. Chang’s confirmed Friday that data from credit and debit cards used at its restaurants was stolen. The company learned about the security breach on Tuesday from the U.S. Secret Service. The company is working with credit card companies to determine which cards may have been affected. It launched a website, pfchangs.com/security, with updates on the breach.
AT&T announces data breach
An undisclosed number of AT&T wireless customers have had their accounts broken into, exposing sensitive personal data like Social Security numbers and dates of birth, according to the company. AT&T is telling users that the breach occurred between April 9 and April 21, and by way of apology, the company is offering a year of free credit monitoring.
Priceline to pay $2.6 billion tab to buy OpenTable
Priceline has negotiated a $2.6 billion entree into the restaurant business. The travel booking king announced Friday it is acquiring OpenTable Inc. in a deal that would put Priceline into a new business doing for restaurant reservations much what it does for hotel bookings.