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Boston Capital

Carl Icahn’s growing sphere of influence

It’s hard to say no to Carl Icahn.

Just the latest example: Hologic Inc. of Bedford welcomed two of the activist investor’s lieutenants onto the medical product company’s board of directors Monday. At the same time, Hologic also named Stephen MacMillan as its new chief executive and made a point of telling everyone that MacMillan arrived with Icahn’s blessing.

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