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Anthony J. Maddaluna, Executive Vice President and President of Pfizer Global Supply to Retire


“I have had the privilege of working with Tony during much of his career, and he has been a valuable partner to me,” said Ian Read, chairman and chief executive officer, Pfizer. “Tony has continually demonstrated a steadfast commitment to Pfizer and our mission. His focus on quality, compliance and customer service has established Pfizer Global Supply as an industry leading supply organization that is highly respected by internal and external stakeholders. I know I join all Pfizer colleagues in thanking Tony for his tireless efforts and wishing... Read More »

Ebony Magazine Names Matthew Thornton, III of FedEx Express to 2016 Power 100 List of World’s Most Inspiring African Americans


“Ebony has a long history of celebrating and honoring the true heroes of the black community through the Power 100,” said Shannon Brown, senior vice president and chief Human Resources and Diversity officer at FedEx Express.  “Matthew has been a friend and colleague for more than 30 years.  I can’t think of anyone more deserving of this distinguished recognition.” Thornton was named to the Power 100 list not only for his role as a FedEx executive responsible for more than 50,000 team members across the country, but also for being a man whose... Read More »

Employee Productivity is the Top Priority for Wellbeing Programs According to Xerox Services Survey


Wellbeing goes beyond the health of an individual and includes physical, mental/emotional, and financial aspects, any of which can have a negative impact on an employee’s productivity. Companies are in turn rounding out their wellbeing offerings and are particularly recognizing the negative effects of poor financial wellbeing, with two-thirds seeing lowered productivity as a direct impact, and half citing increased absence from work due to financial distractions. “Healthy, productive employees are the lifeblood of a company,” said John Gentr... Read More »

The Coca-Cola Company Names Barry Simpson Chief Information Officer


A nearly 30-year IT industry veteran, Simpson joined the Coca-Cola system in 2008 as Group CIO of the Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) Group, a major Coca-Cola bottler based in Sydney, Australia.  In this role he was responsible for the development and implementation of IT strategy for the CCA Group across multiple lines of business in six Asia-Pacific markets.  He joined The Coca-Cola Company in Atlanta in January 2016 where he has been responsible for overseeing IT services provided to all of the company’s business units worldwide. “Given the signif... Read More »

Intel Appoints Bob Swan Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer


Intel Corporation today announced the appointment of Robert “Bob” H. Swan as executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), effective Oct. 10, 2016. Swan will report to Intel CEO Brian Krzanich and oversee Intel’s global finance and IT organizations, as well as the Corporate Strategy Office. He replaces Stacy Smith, who, as previously announced, is taking a broader role within Intel leading manufacturing, sales and operations. Smith served nine years as Intel’s CFO.   “I’m thrilled to join Intel, a company where incredib... Read More »

Transform Your Confidence into Revenue, with Skill UP


Skill UP is a one-stop telecommunication courses provider in the Telecoms Industry. They offer top quality courses that help to educate yourself so that you can perform your job in a better way. You will be aware of all the proper procedures which are required for the basic tasks. The courses they offer will make you learn all the recent developments in the industry, and you will be able to excel in all the given tasks. Skill UP offers four courses – Processes, Telesales Training, Sales Product Training and Technical training. Want to save m... Read More »

Starbucks Manager Becomes an Air Force Honorary Commander


“During that time I felt like I had to do something to show support and how much I cared for those who were deployed,” the 16-year Starbucks partner (employee) recalled. “I heard about an organization on the news that was looking for people to adopt a Marine, so I jumped at the opportunity. Throughout the year I sent care packages to him and we exchanged letters. It was amazing to be able to do something for someone who was giving so much – a small way to say thank you.” Looking back over time, Revollo, a Costa Rica native who became a U.S. ... Read More »

For Many Starbucks Partners, Flexibility is Key to Pursuing Their Dreams


“I always wanted to work at Starbucks. I had a friend who worked there and he suggested I apply and I love it,” Saniya Mazmanova, who began working at Starbucks in June of 2015. It doesn’t take long to realize why friends and fellow partners (employees) call her “Sunny.” The 21-year-old barista has an outgoing, optimistic disposition, driven by the passion she has for creating great experiences for the customers in the iconic Seattle store, and by the future she’s creating for herself. Currently a full-time student at the University o... Read More »

BMW Group advertises new PR traineeships


The BMW Group will once again offer two PR traineeships in its Corporate and Governmental Affairs division starting on 1 February 2017. The 24-month traineeship covers the full spectrum of modern press and public relations work with the world’s leading manufacturer of premium vehicles for skilled and motivated junior employees. In addition to work placements in different BMW Group departments, as well as abroad, supplemental editorial experience at print and online media, radio or TV stations is also included.   “BMW Group is celebra... Read More »

Opportunity Youth Add Value to Starbucks Stores


“He said, ‘I took a class at a youth center on the South Side of Chicago,’” LaFlech recalled. “They taught him how to shake hands, how to dress for interviews, how to make eye contact. It was really inspiring. At 17, he took the initiative to take that class so he could go into an interview and better himself.” The young man with the memorable handshake ended up being one of 10 young people LaFlech extended a Starbucks job offer to that day and he’s one of the reasons she believes the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative is an asset for Starbuck... Read More »

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