The High's New Director Brings Global Scope and Community Commitment

by Phil Bolton | July 29, 2015 The High Museum of Art has announced that Randall Suffolk, the current director and president of the Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa, Okla., has been appointed its Nancy and Holcomb T. Green Jr. director succeeding Michael E. Shapiro, who is retiring on July 31. Mr. Suffolk is to assume his position at the High on Nov. 2. More
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Georgia Ports See Record Yearly Traffic

Georgia’s ports handled record traffic for fiscal year 2015, with container volumes jumping 17 percent to 3.66 million thanks to a confluence of factors.  More

Genuine Parts to Buy Another Australian Firm

by Trevor Williams | July 22, 2015 Genuine Parts Co. has agreed to buy Welshpool, Australia-based aftermarket auto parts supplier Covs Parts Pty Ltd.   More

Church’s Enters New Zealand Under Texas Chicken Brand

by Trevor Williams | July 22, 2015 Texas Chicken, the Church’s Chicken brand outside the Americas, has made its move into New Zealand.   More
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Dutch Firm Consolidates, Puts Global HQ in Sandy Springs

by Trevor Williams | July 22, 2015 CSM Bakery Solutions, which has origins in the Netherlands, is putting its global headquarters in Sandy Springs, bringing 120 jobs and $5.5 million in investment.  More

Dutch Banking Software Firm Moves HQ to Atlanta From New York

by Trevor Williams | July 16, 2015 Backbase, a Dutch provider of banking software, is hoping moving its U.S. base to Atlanta instead of expanding an existing office in New York will help it speed up growth in an increasingly important market.  More

Georgia State Team Gets Taste of Arbitration in Vienna

by Trevor Williams | July 16, 2015 A Georgia State University College of Law moot court team got a taste of international dispute settlement during an arbitration competition in Vienna on July 4.   More
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Fed Economist Joins Metro Chamber Leadership

by Phil Bolton | July 13, 2015 Thomas J. Cunningham, a 30-year-veteran of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, has joined the leadership team of the Metro Atlanta Chamber as its chief economist. More