For two years Emmanuel Macron served the French government in the relatively anonymous position of deputy secretary general to the French president. Then in 2014 he was appointed Minister of Economy, Industry and Digital Affairs. Who was this unknown with such an important title? government observers questioned, according to Louis de Corail, the consul general Read more
Atlanta-based aluminum giant Novelis Inc. reported a banner year as higher prices helped the company’s balance sheet as it continued moving up the value chain. The Indian-owned company’s sales were up 20 percent to $11.5 billion and profits attributable to shareholders jumped by 80 percent to $635 million, the company announced in its annual earnings Read more
To follow the career of Natarajan Ramji, who likes being known as the “Location Guru” for the Indian film industry from “Bollywood to Tollywood,” it’s best to have an atlas handy. As chairman of the Chennai, India,-based Travel Masters India firm, he finds exotic locations around the world for film producers across India. For Mr. Read more
With storm clouds resting over Asia and the Middle East, U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson of Georgia called the African continent “the most important continent in the 21st century for our country.” Mr. Isakson underscored his affinity for Africa during an Atlanta Council on International Relations luncheon address at the Capital City Club downtown on May Read more
Much has been made of Atlanta’s rise as a hub for technology, logistics and cybersecurity, but there’s an equally important sector for which the city already boasts all the ingredients to become a global leader. All it needs is the same kind of promotional momentum and industry swagger that have helped spur names such as “Transaction Read more
Gov. Nathan Deal announced on April 24 that InComm Inc., the Atlanta-based financial technology company, acquired the distribution rights of American Express’s prepaid reloadable and gift card products. The governor highlighted the creation of 150 jobs in Georgia and $20 million in capital investments while expressing his interest in learning more about the potential impact Read more
Editor’s note: This is a sponsored post written by Justin Russo, an associate in the Atlanta office of Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP. With unemployment at a near all-time low, the pressure is on for employers of all stripes to find skilled workers, but the crunch is especially pronounced in technical fields.
Atlanta BeltLine Inc. CEO Brian McGowan on April 19 called on the city’s international community to help spread the word around the globe about the 22-mile trail and transit loop transforming the city.
While terms like artificial intelligence, machine learning, the Internet of Things and 3D printing mean different things for different people, they incite similar fears, that ushering in profound shifts in the way work gets done — especially on the factory floor — will inevitably lead to more displacement of more human workers. The reality of Read more
Editor’s note: This article is a sponsored post from Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business. Want to know the science behind leading brands’ success? Marketing legend V. Kumar and accomplished CMO Tim Bohling will share the strategies employed by global organizations like Coca-Cola Co., Procter & Gamble and AT&T in Engaging Customers for Profitable Read more