EuropeEconomic Development

Ireland Picks Its First Honorary Consul for North Carolina

by Phil Bolton | April 15, 2014 The Consulate General of Ireland in Atlanta has announced that John Young, has been appointed as Ireland’s first honorary consul for the state of North Carolina. More
Southeast AsiaBusiness

Vietnam Bank Uses TSYS Software for Finger-Print Authentication

by Phil Bolton | April 7, 2014 The Vietnam Eximbank, one of the first commercial joint stock banks in the Southeast Asian country, has begun using fingerprint authentication technology for over-the-counter and ATM transactions, Columbus-based Total System Services Inc. (TSYS) announced on April 7. More
AmericasBusiness

Foundation Honors NCR Corp. CEO in New York

by Phil Bolton | April 5, 2014 The chairman, CEO and president of Duluth-based NCR Corp., Bill Nuti, has been honored during a ceremony in New York by the Atlantic Legal Foundation for his leadership in bringing innovation to the global marketplace. More
AmericasEducation

Robinson College's Dean Headed to New York

by Phil Bolton | April 5, 2014 H. Fenwick Huss, who has served as dean of Georgia State University's J. Mack Robinson School of Business since 2004, expected to retire in June, but has been approached to be dean of a New York business school. More
AmericasCulture

Bahamas Consul Congratulates Mayor Kasim Reed on Engagement

by Trevor Williams | April 3, 2014 The Bahamas consul general in Atlanta is congratulating Mayor Kasim Reed on his recently announced engagement to Sarah-Elizabeth Langford, a developer and former Miss District of Columbia.   More
AfricaEconomic Development

Mayor Reed: Africans Have a 'Unique Feeling' About Atlanta

by Phil Bolton | April 3, 2014 Atlanta has a key role to play in linking the U.S. with Africa, which is widely seen as the next frontier in the global economy, Mayor Kasim Reed told Global Atlanta in a wide-ranging interview at City Hall. More
Middle East - North AfricaEconomic Development

Emirates SkyCargo to Launch Atlanta Flight

by Trevor Williams | March 31, 2014 Emirates SkyCargo on April 6 will launch a weekly nonstop flight between Atlanta and Dubai, becoming the 11th cargo airline with service to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. More
AmericasBusiness

SunTrust's 'Vault' Uses the Cloud to Safeguard Personal Documents

by Phil Bolton | March 26, 2014 While death and taxes remain constants, the financial planning needs of individuals with investable assets of $250,000 and more are greater than ever, according to SunTrust Banks Inc.’s Allison Dukes. More