Tuesday, January 30, 2007
Chairman and chief executive officer Joe Herring of the Princeton, New Jersey-based CRO Covance ran the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Thursday. The event was to honor Covance’s tenth year as a publicly traded company. On the company 1st day of opening trading in 1997, Covance’s stock was worth $19.25 per share. Ten years later, the stock is worth more than $60 per share; closing Friday at $63.36.