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2013-07-02 08:24:39

LOS ANGELES, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A professional advisory board process can double the value of a privately-owned business, but owners have to work on a number of factors, say authors John Zaepfel and William Hawfield. The authors have used professional advisory boards to build businesses with sustainable value in nearly 90 companies with combined revenues of more than $5 billion. Some of these companies sold and collectively, the owners who sold received almost $1.1...

2013-05-15 08:26:27

LOS ANGELES, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A professional advisory board process can double the value of a privately-owned business, say authors William Hawfield and John Zaepfel. Hawfield and Zaepfel provide a roadmap to amplify business value in their new book, "Game-Changing Advisory Boards: Leveraging Outside Wisdom to Deliver Sustainable Value" (April, 2013, www.gamechangingadvisoryboards.com). Hawfield is a professional business manager and owner who has served on 35 boards as a...

2013-04-15 12:20:58

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chrysler Group LLC is pleased to announce the following changes to its Leadership Team effective today. Reid Bigland is named President and CEO of the Ram Truck Brand. He continues as head of U.S. Sales, and President and CEO of Chrysler Canada. Most recently, he was President and CEO of the Dodge Brand. Bigland came to Chrysler in July 2006 from Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation, a South Carolina-based company.Timothy Kuniskis is...

2012-12-04 20:20:08

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Chrysler Group LLC announced today that it will donate $100 to United Way for every Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge, Ram Truck and FIAT brand vehicle sold in the Detroit metropolitan area during the month of December. There are 42 Chrysler Group dealerships in the Detroit metro area that are participating in this unique program. "December is a time of giving and at Chrysler Group we are fortunate to be in a position to give back to the...

2012-11-05 16:28:49

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced that former Chairman and CEO Dexter F. Baker died November 1. Baker had been Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer from 1986-1992 after serving the company in several advancing roles after joining Air Products in 1952. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to Dexter's wife Dottie and his family. Dexter was a constant advocate for the health and success of this company. He was a pioneer for Air...

2012-07-20 02:20:13

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., July 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Redesign enables candidates to experience Chrysler Group's people, products and culture in addition to accessing current job and career postings in an engaging multimedia environment Embodies Chrysler Group's employment brand, challenging candidates to "Get in and Drive" Users can register to receive email and text alerts on future job postings and will enjoy convenient access anytime, anywhere via smart phone and tablet Chrysler...

2012-06-22 14:23:05

PHOENIX, June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Herman Chanen, Founder and Chairman of Chanen Construction Company, Inc. (www.chanen.com) was honored by NECO (the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations) with the Ellis Island Medal of Honor. Each year the Medals are given to those who have strived to provide economic opportunities for and preserve the diversity of the American people. These recipients foster tolerance, respect and understanding among religious and ethnic groups. Mr. Chanen...

2012-04-20 14:20:13

DETROIT, April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The prestigious 2012 Automotive Executive of the Year Award was presented today to Marco Mattiacci, president and CEO of Ferrari North America. Mattiacci received the recognition surrounded by more than 200 automotive executives and suppliers, as well as Ferrari guests, dealers, customers, and enthusiasts at an invitation-only luncheon held at the historic Detroit Athletic Club (DAC). "I accept this award on behalf of the 3,400 worldwide employees of...

2012-02-22 09:00:00

DETROIT, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The prestigious 2012 Automotive Executive of the Year Award will be presented to Marco Mattiacci, President and CEO of Ferrari North America. Mattiacci will receive the award surrounded by more than 200 automotive executives, suppliers, and Ferrari guests, customers and enthusiasts at an invitation-only luncheon held at the Detroit Athletic Club (DAC) on Friday, April 20, 2012. "Since taking the helm of Ferrari's North American operations, which...

2012-02-20 09:00:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Chrysler Group SUV Vehicle Line Executive honored during 26th Annual Event Award recognizes "exceptional career gains in government and industry, and in lifetime achievement" Chrysler Group continues its nearly two-decades long support of the BEYA Global Competitiveness Conference Four other Chrysler Group engineers received "Modern Day Technology Leader" awards at the conference U.S. Black Engineer & Information Technology...