#b#Crosstown Moves#/b#

Applied Educational Research Inc. (AER), 201 Wall Street, Suite 217, Princeton 08540; 609-924-0464. Rex Jackson, principal.

AER, an educational research firm that provides the Independent School Admission Survey, has moved from 100 Thanet Circle to Research Park.

Euro RSCG Life, 300 American Metro Boulevard, Suite 220, Hamilton 08619; 609-945-9471. Jeff Hoffman, president. www.eurorscglife.com/life/catapult.

Euro RSCG Life, a health, medical, and pharmaceutical advertising firm headquartered in New York, has moved from 212 Carnegie Center to American Metro Center in Hamilton.

The Hamilton office is Euro RSCG’s Catapult division, which concentrates on highly focused digital messages. The office is run by Jeff Hoffman, who has helped build and grow small companies’ medical communication divisions and overseen better business practices for nonprofits.

Before taking over Catapult in 2008 Hoffman was the managing director of Euro RSCG Life x2 and held executive positions at TriGenesis Communications and Lally, McFarland and Pantello. He earned his bachelor’s in economics and business from Muhlenberg College in 1979.

Mercer Human Resource Consulting (MMC), 1 University Square, Suite 100, Princeton 08543; 609-520-2500; fax, 609-520-2478. Dean McDonald, office manager. www.mercer.com

Marsh Financial Services (MMC), 1 University Square, Suite 100, Princeton 08540; 609-520-2900; fax, 609-520-2983. Greg Ordonez, managing director.

Mercer Human Resources Consulting, the employee benefits consulting office of Marsh & McLennan, and Marsh Financial, which have moved across Alexander Road to University Square.

U.S. 1 originally reported on the move last fall (U.S. 1, October 20, 2010), when Steve Tolkach and Tom Romano of Newmark Knight Frank’s Carnegie Center commercial realty office announced that Marsh McLennan had signed a 36,000-square-foot lease (half the first floor) at University Square.

Both companies, formerly located at 212 Carnegie Center, will operate under Marsh & McLennan, a Manhattan-based financial brokerage firm with a reported revenue of $10.5 billion.

PB Americas Inc. (Parsons Brinckerhoff), 2000 Lenox Drive, Third Floor, Lawrenceville 08648; 609-512-3500; fax, 609-512-3600. Tom Anella, principal. www.pbworld.com

Parsons Brinckerhoff, a Manhattan-based construction management firm, has moved its regional headquarters from 212 Carnegie Center to Lenox Drive in Lawrenceville. The move takes 125 employees from Princeton.

#b#Name Changes#/b#

Hercman Properties (formerly ABC Real Estate), 3705 Quakerbridge Road, University Office Plaza, Suite 200, Hamilton 08619; 609-689-4670; fax, 609-689-4671. Steven Hercman, owners representative. www.hercmanproperties.com

ABC Real Estate, owner of University Office Plaza and Van Nest Office Plaza, has changed its name to Hercman properties, for owner Steven Hercman.

Laureate Biopharmaceutical Services (SFE), 201 College Road East, Princeton 08540; 609-919-3300; fax, 609-452-7211. Michael Griffiths, CEO. www.lbios.com

Laureate Pharma, a contract manufacturing firm for protein-based biologicals, has changed its name to Laureate Biopharmaceutical Services in an effort to better position itself in the biotech market. According to CEO Michael Griffith, the name change “speaks to our wealth of experience in protein production and a deep scientific bench.”

LeadingAge New Jersey, 13 Roszel Road, Suite C200, Princeton 08540; 609-452-1161; fax, 609-452-2907. Michele K. Guhl, president and CEO.

The New Jersey Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, a nonprofit association for older adults, is now LeadingAge New Jersey.

LeadingAge New Jersey has 145 members who serve thousands of seniors with a range of aging services including nursing homes, assisted living residences, residential health care centers, independent senior housing and continuing care retirement communities as well as home and community-based services.

#b#Leaving Town#/b#

E Soft Inc., 23 Jefferson Plaza, Princeton. www.esoftjobs.com

E Soft, an IT recruiting and consulting firm, appears to have left its location in Jefferson Plaza. The office appears empty and the company’s telephone number has been disconnected. The company website remains active.

Huntleigh Healthcare Inc., 11-F Princess Road, Lawrenceville. www.huntleigh-healthcare.com

Nearly four years after Huntleigh Healthcare merged with Eatontown-based ARJO, the combined ArjoHuntleigh has moved out of Lawrenceville.

The company provides non-invasive healthcare products and instrumentation and is based at 40 Christopher Way in Eatontown. It can be reached at 800-223-1218.

InfoMatrix Inc., 666 Plainsboro Road, Plainsboro 08536.

InfoMatrix, a software development company, has moved out of its office at 666 Plainsboro Road. The move comes almost three years after the company was acquired by England-based Simoco.

Founded in 2003, Infomatrix was the designer of SonoWorld, a portal for information regarding ultrasound, developed with Thomas Jefferson Hospital, and the designer of an online ordering and warehousing system for Universal Business Systems. Terms were not made public.

Kaman Industrial Technologies Corporation, 45 Stouts Lane, Monmouth Junction. 732-438-0016. www.kaman-ind-tech.com

Kaman, a distributor of machine parts and systems, has closed its facility in Monmouth Junction. According to the company, the plant was merged with Kaman’s Blackwood/Paulsboro location. The company can still be reached at the Monmouth Junction number.

MediMax Communications Inc., 201 Rockingham Row, Princeton.

MediMax, a pharmaceutical marketing firm has left its office in the Princeton Forrestal Village and may be out of business. The company’s phone number has been disconnected, its website is gone, and there is no record of it at 411.

Princeton Financial Group LLC, 2 King Arthur Court, North Brunswick.

Princeton Financial, which provides technical analysis for institutional investors, appears to have left its office in New Brunswick. the company’s phone number and website are no longer in service and there is no forwarding information.

Yellow Book USA, 30 Vreeland Avenue, Skillman. www.yellowbook.com

Yellow Book, the publisher of an annual telephone directory, appears to have left its sales office in Skillman.

The company cannot be reached by phone and its website office directory no longer lists Skillman as a location.

#b#Chemist Charged In Husband’s Death#/b#

Tianle Li, 40, a former chemist for Bristol-Myers Squibb in New Brunswick, was charged on January 28 in the poisoning death of her husband, 39-year-old Xiaoye Wang.

According to police reports and the Associated Press, Li is accused of poisoning her husband with thallium, a toxic metal that dissolves easily in liquids, in December or January. Wang was admitted to the University Medical Center at Princeton on January 14, complaining of flu-like symptoms and died on January 26. Li has pleaded not guilty.

Further details about the case were not released. Li is being held at the Middlesex County Adult Correction Center in New Brunswick in lieu of $4.15 million bail.

#b#Deaths#/b#

Thomas Joyner, 46, on February 14. He was an environmental engineer with Shaw Environmental in Trenton

John Sparks, 82, on February 10. He was a former chemical operator at Carter Wallace, FMC, and American Cyanamid.

Robert Kulak, 68, on February 8. He was the owner of Royal Cleaners in Lawrenceville.

Catherine Verdi, 56, on February 7. She was a senior market research analyst for Janssen Pharmaceuticals in Hopewell Township.

William Hausdoerffer, 97, on February 5. He was a mathematics professor at the College of New Jersey for 60 years.

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