Adrienne Selko

Adrienne Selko, Senior Editor,

Focus: Expansion Management & the Biotech & Life Sciences Industries

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Senior Editor Adrienne Selko manages IndustryWeek’s Expansion Management, delivering ideas and information about how successful manufacturers leverage location to gain competitive advantage. She explores the strategies behind why companies located their headquarters, research institutes, factories, warehouse and distribution centers and other facilities where they did, and how they benefit from the decision.

Adrienne is also the editorial coordinator of the IndustryWeek Expansion Management Roundtable events, which unites economic development professionals to network and discuss the latest trends in site location.

As well, Adrienne tells the stories of successful companies in the biotechnology and life sciences industries.

In the past, Adrienne has managed IndustryWeek’s award-winning website, overseeing eNewletters, webinars, and contributed content. Before joining the staff, Adrienne was managing editor of corporate publications at a large regional financial institution. She also ran a public relations and marketing company that published a best-selling healthcare book.

Adrienne received a bachelor’s of business administration from the University of Michigan and is especially interested in wellness and natural health. 

Manufacturing Day Becomes Manufacturing Month 1
IndustryWeek is expanding its coverage of Manufacturing Day 2016 into Manufacturing Month. We’ll continue to post stories about what companies and organizations across the country are doing to strengthen manufacturing.
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Bruce McDonald, Chairman & CEO, Adient
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Companies Bringing Manufacturing Jobs Back to US
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Connectivity Enabling Manufacturing Innovation
Connectivity Enabling Manufacturing Innovation
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