Companies & Executives http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6598/more en US Auto Sales Steady in June as First Six Months Shine http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/us-auto-sales-steady-june-first-six-months-shine <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>“We just wrapped up the U.S. auto industry’s best six months in a decade, driven by strong demand for pickups and crossovers,” said Kurt McNeil, head of sales at General Motors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/us-auto-sales-steady-june-first-six-months-shine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/us-auto-sales-steady-june-first-six-months-shine#comments Companies & Executives Finance The Latest Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:59:00 +0000 170901 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Joe Raedle, Getty Images Nike Founder Phil Knight to Step Down http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/nike-founder-phil-knight-step-down <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Knight said he planned to stay involved with Nike.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/nike-founder-phil-knight-step-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/nike-founder-phil-knight-step-down#comments Companies & Executives Leadership The Latest Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:13:00 +0000 170861 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Nike Chairman Phil Knight</p> Copyright Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images US Toyota Exec in Japan Resigns over Drug Arrest http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/us-toyota-exec-japan-resigns-over-drug-arrest <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Julie Hamp was taken into custody last month for importing a controlled substance without permission.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/us-toyota-exec-japan-resigns-over-drug-arrest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/us-toyota-exec-japan-resigns-over-drug-arrest#comments Companies & Executives Leadership The Latest Wed, 01 Jul 2015 10:34:00 +0000 170851 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images String of Cargo Disasters Puts Pressure on Space Industry http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/string-cargo-disasters-puts-pressure-space-industry <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The explosion of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket on Sunday also raised new questions about whether U.S. rockets are safe enough to start launching astronauts to space as planned in 2017.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/string-cargo-disasters-puts-pressure-space-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/string-cargo-disasters-puts-pressure-space-industry#comments Companies & Executives The Latest Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:00:00 +0000 170721 at http://www.industryweek.com NASA Kennedy Space Center SpaceX Rocket Explodes Shortly after Launch http://www.industryweek.com/technology/spacex-rocket-explodes-shortly-after-launch <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The accident was the third in less than a year involving U.S. and Russian supply ships bound for the International Space Station</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/spacex-rocket-explodes-shortly-after-launch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/spacex-rocket-explodes-shortly-after-launch#comments Companies & Executives Product Development Technology The Latest Sun, 28 Jun 2015 17:22:00 +0000 170691 at http://www.industryweek.com NASA Kennedy Space Center Electrolux Denies Reports of CEO Quitting http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/electrolux-denies-reports-ceo-quitting <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Leading Swedish business daily reports Keith McLoughlin will step down after close to three years away from his family, but the company refutes the story. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/electrolux-denies-reports-ceo-quitting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/electrolux-denies-reports-ceo-quitting#comments Change Management Companies & Executives The Latest Thu, 25 Jun 2015 16:06:00 +0000 170571 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Will Electrolux CEO Keith McLoughlin step down? Or are Swedish media reports off base?</p> Steven Lovekin, Getty Images Boeing Names New CEO; McNerney Remains Board Chairman http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/boeing-names-new-ceo-mcnerney-remains-board-chairman <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Dennis Muilenburg joined the company as an intern in 1985. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/boeing-names-new-ceo-mcnerney-remains-board-chairman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/boeing-names-new-ceo-mcnerney-remains-board-chairman#comments Companies & Executives The Latest Wed, 24 Jun 2015 02:35:00 +0000 170441 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Scott Olson/Getty Images Takata Denies Reports It Halted Safety Audits Amid Airbag Woes http://www.industryweek.com/quality/takata-denies-reports-it-halted-safety-audits-amid-airbag-woes <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The staff report for Senator Bill Nelson, the top Democrat on the Commerce panel, said Takata had suspended safety audits in 2009 on facilities in Mexico and Washington state.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/quality/takata-denies-reports-it-halted-safety-audits-amid-airbag-woes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/quality/takata-denies-reports-it-halted-safety-audits-amid-airbag-woes#comments Companies & Executives Quality Safety Supplier Relationships The Latest Wed, 24 Jun 2015 01:33:00 +0000 170431 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Kevin Kennedy, an executive vice president at Takata, testifies during a Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, June 23, 2015.</p> Copyright Drew Angerer, Getty Images Supporting Employees After the Sudden Death of a CEO http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/supporting-employees-after-sudden-death-ceo <div class="field-byline"> Tracy Benson, CEO, On the Same Page </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Few things feel as though the earth has stopped spinning on its axis like the sudden death of a loved one. For an organization, the unexpected passing of its leader can have the same effect.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/supporting-employees-after-sudden-death-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/leadership/supporting-employees-after-sudden-death-ceo#comments Companies & Executives Leadership Workforce The Latest Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:45:00 +0000 170281 at http://www.industryweek.com The Future of Manufacturing Technology with Microsoft http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/future-manufacturing-technology-microsoft <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Surrounded by Microsoft minds, Çağlayan Arkan has as good a grip as anyone on what is happening today in every corner of the industry — and, more exciting, what is to come.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/future-manufacturing-technology-microsoft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/future-manufacturing-technology-microsoft#comments Automation Companies & Executives Information Technology Robotics Leadership Manufacturing Leader of the Week Technology The Latest Tue, 23 Jun 2015 12:29:00 +0000 170361 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>I think smart people with the right skill sets will always be in need.&quot;</p> <p><em>&nbsp;- </em>&Ccedil;ağlayan Arkan</p> </blockquote> <div class="pcaption"> <hr /> <p><strong>Title:</strong> General manager of worldwide manufacturing and resources<br /> <strong>Company: </strong>Microsoft</p> <hr /> <p><em>The <strong>IndustryWeek Leader of the Week</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> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p>