Role of AGCO's Sr. VP for North America to Include South America

by Phil Bolton | December 15, 2014 Robert Crain, currently senior vice president and general manager, North America, for Duluth-based AGCO, is also to take over responsibility for the company's South American operations on Jan. 1. More

Coke Elects Two New Directors

International retailer Marks & Spencer Group PLC’s CEO, Marc Bolland, and the private, investment-management office Judd Enterprises Inc.'s chairman and CEO, David B Weinberg, have been elected directors of the Coca-Cola Co. More
EuropeEconomic Development

Lufthansa Launches Atlanta-Manchester Cargo Route

by Trevor Williams | December 2, 2014 Any reference to a new Manchester flight from Atlanta is likely to bring to mind Virgin Atlantic, which is set to take over Delta Air Lines Inc.’s nonstop to the U.K. city next year. But it’s Lufthansa Cargo that recently created a brand new trans-Atlantic air link.  More

Crawford & Co. Buys British Firm for $73 Million

by Trevor Williams | December 2, 2014 Atlanta-based Crawford & Co., which manages claims for insurance companies, has acquired all outstanding shares of U.K.-based GAB Robins Holdings UK Ltd. for £45.8 million (about $73.3 million).  More
AsiaEconomic Development

Indian Consulate’s Commercial Rep Sees ‘Huge Potential’

by Trevor Williams | November 25, 2014 India’s new commercial and political affairs representative in the Southeast has only been in Atlanta three months, but he already sees “huge potential” for growth in investment and trade.  More
AfricaEconomic Development

AGCO's Richenhagen Joins President's Africa Advisory Council

by Phil Bolton | November 12, 2014 Martin Richenhagen, AGCO Corp.'s top official is one of 15 senior executives to be appointed to the President's Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa. More

High Museum's Director to Leave Post Next Year

by Phil Bolton | October 29, 2014 Michael Shapiro, the director of the High Museum of Art, announced that he will be leaving the museum in the summer of 2015. More
AfricaEconomic Development

Vice Chair of Atlanta Rio Committee Joins South African Tourism Office

by Phil Bolton | October 27, 2014 Alfreda Turner, who formerly worked for Delta Air Lines Inc. in district sales and international commercial sales development and more recently as the founder of a global business management and consulting firm, has joined the office of South African Tourism North America. More