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.
Participants in a unique Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra program use music to better understand management styles.
When Drew Brees heard a 1930s-era Purdue University jersey worn by John Wooden was being sold at auction, he saw an chance to help his alma mater showcase its ties to the legendary coach. He paid a steep price for the opportunity.
G. Frederick Bohley, a 27-year veteran of Allison Transmission Holdings Inc., has been named chief financial officer of the Indianapolis-based public company.
Death claimed several national and international newsmakers in business, finance and public affairs in 2017. Indianapolis also lost several notable public figures.
Andre B. Lacy was known for his prolific work on corporate boards and as an active leader of several influential civic organizations. But he is likely to be best remembered for his recent philanthropy, which included a $25 million gift to Butler University’s college of business.
David Broecker was founding CEO of the four-year-old Indiana Biosciences Research Institute, which aims to bridge the gap between research universities and industry in life sciences.