Companies & Executives http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6598/more en Apple Designer Jony Ive Rises to Steve Jobs-Like Role http://www.industryweek.com/change-management/apple-designer-jony-ive-rises-steve-jobs-role <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>"His new role is a reflection of the scope of work he has been doing at Apple for some time," Apple chief executive Tim Cook said in the memo to employees.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/change-management/apple-designer-jony-ive-rises-steve-jobs-role" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/change-management/apple-designer-jony-ive-rises-steve-jobs-role#comments Change Management Companies & Executives Digital Tools The Latest Tue, 26 May 2015 17:09:00 +0000 168151 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images ABB: Building Robots and the US Economy http://www.industryweek.com/robotics/abb-building-robots-and-us-economy <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>In what still feels to many like a tentative U.S. manufacturing recovery, there was plenty of rejoicing in Auburn Hills, Mich., as ABB opened a new robotics factory. ABB company brass were joined at the opening ceremony on May 20 by a host of local and state government officials, U.S. and Swiss ambassadors, a deputy secretary at the Commerce Department and many others.</p> <p>ABB leaders stressed that the company was committed to investing in the United States.</p></div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/robotics/abb-building-robots-and-us-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/robotics/abb-building-robots-and-us-economy#comments Companies & Executives Strategic Siting Robotics Global Economy Leadership Technology The Latest Tue, 26 May 2015 15:55:00 +0000 167931 at http://www.industryweek.com Renault Pursues Growth in India, Launches New Budget Car http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/renault-pursues-growth-india-launches-new-budget-car <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Kwid will go on sale in the second half of the year, priced at 300,000 rupees ($4,700).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/renault-pursues-growth-india-launches-new-budget-car" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/growth-strategies/renault-pursues-growth-india-launches-new-budget-car#comments Companies & Executives Growth Strategies Strategic Planning & Execution Innovation Leadership The Latest Wed, 20 May 2015 12:52:00 +0000 167821 at http://www.industryweek.com Renault Marketing 3D-Commerce Turkey Auto Workers Strike at Ford Factory http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/turkey-auto-workers-strike-ford-factory <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The factories of Renault and Fiat in Turkey have been ground to a halt in the past few days by a strike for higher pay, and have also been joined by several auto parts manufacturers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/turkey-auto-workers-strike-ford-factory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/turkey-auto-workers-strike-ford-factory#comments Companies & Executives Labor / Employment Policy Leadership Workforce The Latest Wed, 20 May 2015 12:19:00 +0000 167811 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Justin Sullivan, Getty Images Lafarge CEO Gets Big Merger Bonus as Cement Company Plans Job Cuts http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/lafarge-ceo-gets-big-merger-bonus-cement-company-plans-job-cuts <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The board accorded the bonus two days after Holcim shareholders approved the merger by a vote of 94%.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/lafarge-ceo-gets-big-merger-bonus-cement-company-plans-job-cuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/lafarge-ceo-gets-big-merger-bonus-cement-company-plans-job-cuts#comments Compensation Strategies Companies & Executives Labor / Employment Policy Leadership Workforce The Latest Wed, 20 May 2015 11:39:00 +0000 167801 at http://www.industryweek.com Holcim CEO Ghosn: 'No Reason' to Change Renault-Nissan Partnership Despite France Conflict http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/ceo-ghosn-no-reason-change-renault-nissan-partnership-despite-france-conflict <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Carlos Ghosn's comments came after Paris gave itself and other long-term shareholders more power in Renault's affairs by doubling the number of votes they get for each share.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/ceo-ghosn-no-reason-change-renault-nissan-partnership-despite-france-conflict" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/ceo-ghosn-no-reason-change-renault-nissan-partnership-despite-france-conflict#comments Companies & Executives Leadership The Latest Mon, 18 May 2015 10:37:00 +0000 167511 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Carlos Ghosn</p> Copyright Harold Cunningham, Getty Images Danaher's Big Deals -- Purchasing Pall for $13.8 Billion, Splitting in Two http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/danahers-big-deals-purchasing-pall-138-billion-splitting-two <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The all-cash deal values Pall at $127.20 per share, a 28% premium above the closing price on May 11.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/danahers-big-deals-purchasing-pall-138-billion-splitting-two" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/danahers-big-deals-purchasing-pall-138-billion-splitting-two#comments Companies & Executives Finance Leadership The Latest Wed, 13 May 2015 18:09:00 +0000 167261 at http://www.industryweek.com Pall Jabil Prepares for Manufacturing Shift to the 'Intelligent Factory' http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/jabil-prepares-manufacturing-shift-intelligent-factory <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Manufacturers will face in the next 5 years a period of the &ldquo;most transformative, most disruptive&rdquo; change in recent memory, Bill Muir, the chief operating officer of Jabil Inc., told attendees at the Best Plants Conference in Charlotte. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/jabil-prepares-manufacturing-shift-intelligent-factory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/jabil-prepares-manufacturing-shift-intelligent-factory#comments Automation Companies & Executives Information Technology Leadership Manufacturing Leader of the Week Supply Chain The Latest Mon, 11 May 2015 18:00:00 +0000 167001 at http://www.industryweek.com <p> <style type="text/css">.pquote { background: url("http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/uploads/2014/08/openquote-iw.png") no-repeat!important; color: #000000; font-style: italic; margin: 10px; padding: 10px 1px 1px 50px; font-size: 24px; } .article-image .image-description p { margin: 0; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.9; } .image-description { background: #F8F8F8; font-size: 11px; padding: 5px 5px 3px; color: #000; font-weight: normal;!important; } .pcaption { padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 20px; font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.9; padding-bottom: 2px; } </style> </p> <blockquote class="pquote"> <p>We continue to see manufacturing shifting more and more to an integrated ecosystem....&quot;</p> <p><em>&nbsp;- Bill Muir</em></p> </blockquote> <hr /> <p><strong>Title:</strong> Chief Operating Officer<br /> <strong>Company: </strong>Jabil<br /> <strong>Prior Position</strong>: Regional President for Asia, responsible for Jabil&rsquo;s operations and business development efforts in China, India, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore and Japan.</p> <hr /> <p><em>The <strong>IndustryWeek <a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/manufacturing-leader-week" target="_blank">Manufacturing Leader of the Week</a></strong> highlights the manufacturing leaders, executives and stars who are driving growth in today&#39;s industry and helping to shape the future of manufacturing.</em></p> <hr /> 2015 IW Best Plants Conference: Awards Ceremony [SLIDESHOW] http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-best-plants/2015-iw-best-plants-conference-awards-ceremony-slideshow <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Winners of the IndustryWeek Best Plants Award received their Pinnacle trophy at the 2015 IW Best Plants Conference & Expo, which was held May 4-6 in Charlotte, N.C.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-best-plants/2015-iw-best-plants-conference-awards-ceremony-slideshow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-best-plants/2015-iw-best-plants-conference-awards-ceremony-slideshow#comments Change Management Companies & Executives Lean / Six-Sigma IndustryWeek Best Plants Quality Safety The Latest Thu, 07 May 2015 15:19:00 +0000 166781 at http://www.industryweek.com Large Pharma Acquisition -- Alexion Buys Synageva for $8.4 Billion http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/large-pharma-acquisition-alexion-buys-synageva-84-billion <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Alexion's acquisition of Synageva's treatment pipeline "creates the most robust rare disease pipeline in biotech," the companies said.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/large-pharma-acquisition-alexion-buys-synageva-84-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/large-pharma-acquisition-alexion-buys-synageva-84-billion#comments Companies & Executives Finance The Latest Wed, 06 May 2015 15:19:00 +0000 166661 at http://www.industryweek.com Mario Tama ,Getty Images