First Data Taps Sehgal for International Advisory Board

by Phil Bolton | July 2, 2015 Atlanta executive R. K. Sehgal is joining former U.S. Senator William “Bill” Bradley, who represented New Jersey from 1979-97, on a newly formed international board of advisers of First Data Corp, which is in the process of expanding its payment operations overseas. More

ICE Appoints New Officers to Run Its Data Services

by Phil Bolton | July 2, 2015 Atlanta and New York-based Intercontinental Exchange has announced that David Goone, its chief strategy officer, has been named chairman of ICE Data Services, which oversees ICE’s global data business including its and the New York Stock Exchange’s data, analytics and connectivity services. Mr. Goone also is to continue with his responsibilities as chief strategy officer. More

NACA Names New Board

by Trevor Williams | July 2, 2015 The National Association of Chinese Americans has named its 2015-16 executive team and board of directors.   More

New Indian Consul General Arrives

by Trevor Williams | July 1, 2015 India’s new consul general to the Southeast U.S. has officially taken up his post in Atlanta, the consulate has announced.  More
AsiaEconomic Development

Emory Law Grad Named Arbitration Center's First Fellow

by Phil Bolton | June 29, 2015 The Atlanta Center for International Arbitration and Mediation at Georgia State University has named Grace Ha as the first recipient of the AtLAS Fellowship who is to be engaged in helping with the arrangements for the center’s opening in September. More
Southeast AsiaBusiness

N3 Opens Singapore Office to Support Cloud Tech in Asia

by Phil Bolton | June 24, 2015 The rapid expansion of cloud solutions globally, especially with future growth prospects in Asia, has prompted N3 LLC, the outsourced sales execution and demand generation firm, to open a new office in Singapore, the company announced on June 23. More
EuropeEconomic Development

U.K.'s Sage Software Picks Midtown for Headquarters

by Trevor Williams | June 12, 2015 U.K.-based Sage Group plc, which develops business software, will put its North American headquarters in Midtown, eventually creating 400 jobs at a new innovation hub.   More
AmericasEconomic Development

Mayor Reed: City's Balanced Budget Helps Tackle Immigration

by Trevor Williams | June 2, 2015 If you can’t balance the city budget, you can forget about tackling contentious issues like immigration, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said at the Chicago Forum on Global Cities last week.   More