Jack Welch had a a major impact on business in Indiana during his tenure, directing GE to sell most of the assets of RCA Corp. to French multinational corporation Thomson SA in 1987. RCA employed thousands of people in Indianapolis and in Bloomington, making televisions, radios and records.
IBJ Podcast: How an Indy group will use $11.6 million to help black students achieve
Host Mason King talks with the Center for Leadership Development’s president, Dennis Bland, about how a Lilly Endowment grant will expand the group’s programs to help minority students achieve in school and in life.Read More
Only quarter of Indy not-for-profits have female leaders
And that’s despite the fact that 73% of all not-for-profit employees are female, according to Philadelphia software developer DonorPerfect.Read More
Gerald Paul, co-founder of Paul Harris Stores, dies at 95
In addition to co-founding and leading national women’s clothing retailer Paul Harris Stores, Gerald Paul was an active philanthropist in local arts, education and Jewish causes.Read More
After 30 years, Patrick Early, 62, plans to hand off the role to longtime firm employee Benjamin Kimmerling.
Mark Miles, who has led Hulman & Co. since 2012, said: “We have the opportunity now to try to take it to a whole other level. I’ve had no thought of doing anything else.”
The Indianapolis-based Center for Leadership Development, which promotes personal development and educational attainment for minority youth, said the grant announced Tuesday morning is expected to be “transformational.”
In three years at the helm, Chatman compiled a 28-74 record, including a 13-21 mark this year—an improvement from the team’s 6-28 record a year ago.
The Business Roundtable, a group that represents the most powerful CEOs in America, has released new principles on the role of a corporation that imply a foundational shift.
Lee Iacocca, the automobile industry executive who helped launch the Mustang at Ford and save Chrysler from bankruptcy, died Tuesday. Amid his successes, Iacocca presided over one of Ford’s greatest fiascoes: the Pinto, which led to a landmark product-liability case in Indiana in 1979.
As recently as last month, it had appeared John Schnatter wasn’t going to release his grip on the company without a fight.
Michael McRobbie has weathered the Great Recession, a higher education affordability crisis, and a nationwide reckoning about the very purpose of college in his 12 years as president.
Jeffrey Mittman served for 21 years in the U.S. Army, including several combat tours. He was blinded in 2005 when the vehicle he was driving in Iraq was hit by an improvised explosive device.
Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, Fiat Chrysler chief executive Sergio Marchionne and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen were among newsmakers in government, business and finance who died in 2018.
The animal-welfare group said Thursday that David Horth has been promoted from interim to permanent CEO. He follows a longtime local not-for-profit leader who was abruptly terminated in late July.
Rogers’ path to building the nation’s largest electric utility began in 1988, when he took over struggling PSI Energy in Indiana.
Bono has a background in the sport and spent 15 years as a U.S. Representative from Southern California.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis announced the allegation was made Tuesday to a victim assistance coordinator.
After a period of rapid growth for The Speak Easy, Julie Heath wants to refocus its energies on membership development and providing startups in central Indiana the resources necessary to grow.
After 11 years in charge of preserving and reinvigorating the landmark of local German culture, Cassie Stockcamp plans to decamp for Africa, South America and Southeast Asia.
The first episode of the Indianapolis Business Journal’s new weekly podcast explore how future leaders can use the experience of making music to learn how to inspire great performances from their workforces.
Bryan Fonseca’s stunning departure comes in the midst of a major transition for the theater, which just moved into a newly built, $11 million downtown facility on Illinois Street.