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Greyson International Appoints Prasad CEO

Cosmetics and OTC technology firm Greyson International (Coconut Grove, Fla.) announced the appointment of Chaudhury Mukesh Prasad as interim chairman and CEO in the wake of the sudden death of CEO Harvey Tauman.

ChiefExecutive.net CEOs in the News July 29 2014

Darden CEO to Step Down Dec. 31st

After months of dissension over the Red Lobster sale, Darden Chairman and CEO Clarence Otis Steps Down

ChiefExecutive.net CEOs in the News July 29 2014

Darden Stock Goes Up as Investors Pleased With Otis’ Resignation

Shares of Darden stock have increased since Monday, July 28, when Chairman and CEO Clarence Otis announced he would be stepping down. A financial response to such an announcement is common among investors.

ChiefExecutive.net Around the Web July 29 2014

CEO Perspectives: Why We’re Here

Four CEOs give their perspective on why they chose the state their business is in.

Warren Strugatch CEO Perspective July 29 2014

Cheap Power = Prosperity

Energy is the pillar upon which economic growth is built. “The difference between the developed world and everybody else,” says author Robert Bryce, “is [affordable] electricity.” But simple math and basic physics show that chasing energy sources with low power densities will not get us to where we need to be.

JP Donlon Green Business July 28 2014

Developing Your Future Smart Workforce

How CEOs are solving the shortage of young, skilled workers threatening manufacturing gains.

William J. Holstein HR/Employee Strategies July 28 2014

Healing the Pain Points of Smart Manufacturing

Smart manufacturing can heal the pain points bruising many midsize manufacturing plants. “The trick is to start small by evaluating your current plant to determine where there are problems meeting performance objectives,” explains Don Busiek, general manager of manufacturing software at GE Intelligent Platforms.

Russ Banham Smart Manufacturing July 28 2014

3 Ways Businesses Can Make an Impact in Their Communities

Companies wield a lot of power; particularly in their local communities. They have the means to financially influence people without spending a lot of money and can influence others to do the same.

John Hope Bryant Social Responsibility/Policies July 25 2014

CEOs Weigh in on How to Fix a Troubled Company

Many of America’s biggest companies are struggling through some of the most difficult times in their histories—Campbell Soup, General Motors, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, McDonald’s, Procter & Gamble, RadioShack, Target, Wal-Mart and Whole Foods among them. But the most woebegone of all might be Sears.

Dale Buss CEO Perspective , Crisis Management , Finance , Turnaround Strategy July 25 2014

Chasing the Wrong Ad Goal: Why CEOs Should Care and How They Can Eliminate the Problem

CEOs: Your marketing department could be chasing after the wrong advertising objective—one of ad efficiency, which tracks the proverbial set of “eyeballs” rather than the sale.

Sean Cunningham Advertising July 25 2014

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