AmericasEconomic Development

Suniva Global Sales VP to Help U.S. Boost Renewable Energy Exports

by Phil Bolton | March 4, 2015 Matt Card, vice president of global sales and marketing at Norcross-based Suniva Inc., has been appointed to an advisory board that is working with the U.S. Commerce Department to promote U.S exports of renewable energy and energy goods and services. More

Coke's Board of Directors to Hold at 15

by Phil Bolton | February 21, 2015 Marc Bolland, CEO of retailer Marks & Spencer Group PLC, and David Weinberg, chairman and CEO of Judd Enterprises, Inc., joined the Coca-Cola Co.'s board of directors on Feb. 18. More

India's C.G. Appointed as Permanent Representative to the U.N. in Geneva

by Phil Bolton | February 20, 2015 Ajit Kumar, India’s consul general based in Atlanta, has been appointed as ambassador and the permanent representative of India to the United Nations in Geneva, India’s Ministry of External Affairs announced on Feb. 19. More

Salman Rushdie Defends Satirists and Warns Against 'Timid' U.S. Campuses

by Phil Bolton | February 18, 2015 Emory University’s relationship with the author Sir Salman Rushdie began 11 years ago when he came to its campus to give a series of lectures on modern literature named after Richard Ellmann, the famed biographer of James Joyce and other 20th century writers. More
Middle East - North AfricaEconomic Development

Israeli Manufacturer Expanding in Bryan County

by Trevor Williams | February 17, 2015 An Israeli manufacturer that set up a plant in coastal Georgia in November 2013 has already announced its first expansion, creating 130 additional jobs, according to a news release from Gov. Nathan Deal’s office Tuesday.  More
Southeast AsiaBusiness

Supply Chain Analytics Firm Opens Singapore Office

by Trevor Williams | February 10, 2015 Atlanta-based Chainalytics, which provides intelligence to help companies manage their supply chains, is expanding in Asia as its customers realign to reach the region’s consumer markets.  More

Focus Brands Promotions to Accelerate Global Growth

by Phil Bolton | February 7, 2015 Kat Cole, president of Focus Brands Inc.'s Cinnabon, has been promoted to chief operating to the company's group president with responsibilities for global brand growth. More
AfricaEconomic Development

Georgia Logistics Center's New Director Anticipates Fast-Paced Growth

by Phil Bolton | February 5, 2015 Ten years ago Georgia didn't have a comprehensive plan to handle the explosive growth in its transportation systems and its logistics networks, Jannine Miller, the newly appointed director of the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics, told Global Atlanta in a phone interview from Savannah on Feb. 5. More
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