Abbe Raven

Nancy Dubuc Promoted to President, CEO of A+E Networks; Abbe Raven Will Be Chairman

History Channel revitalizer Nancy Dubuc continues her ascent up the food chain at A+E Networks, this time to the presidency of the group. She will be both president and CEO, and current topper Abbe Raven will advance to the newly created position of chairman.

The Givers

Despite a still-iffy economy and another dip in consumer confidence last month, Americans continue to open their checkbooks for charity, with total philanthropic donations last year growing 4 percent to $298.42 billion versus 2010, according to Giving USA Foundation. Corporate giving, meanwhile, remains sluggish.