In addition to a lower cost of doing business than their coastal peers, mid-American cities demonstrate multiple strengths as sites for homegrown and imported tech companies.
Waste Management President and CEO Jim Fish just took his company on a nationwide quest for possible new sites for the headquarters of the $15-billion North America industry leader.
More states are taking it upon themselves to—as new Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer put it during her 2018 election campaign—“fix the damn roads.”
Ford CEO Jim Hackett may have created some breathing room for his tenure and opened a vista into his broader strategy with recent major moves and an upbeat quarterly earnings report from the company.
Bob Patel had a plan for his company, LyondellBasell, to ride the U.S. shale boom to unprecedented heights. But as CEO of the Dutch energy giant’s Houston-based operations in America, the veteran petrochemical executive first had some cleaning up to do.
Miguel Patricio, former CMO of AB InBev, has been tabbed to succeed Bernardo Hees as chief of Kraft Heinz. Will his strategy revive the CPG giant?
Rivian CEO R.J. Scaringe had enough faith in the future of his remarkable electric-truck and -SUV proposition that he spurned an offer by GM to take an equity stake in Rivian.
Foxconn’s manufacturing commitment to America seems to be faltering on treacherous shoals these days, with Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers insisting the project tabbed for his state by the Taiwan-based glass-screen maker is never going to reach the level of $10 billion with the creation of 13,000 jobs that was in the original deal.
The more successful his diversified industrial company has become, the more that Barry-Wehmiller CEO Bob Chapman believes in sharing the company’s success lessons with others.