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Amway’s Candace Matthews takes new role in executive restructuring

After seven years as Amway’s chief marketing officer, Matthews will now oversee operations in North and South America. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Michigan’s largest county is 15 months from running out of cash, executive says

Wayne County Executive Warren Evans on Thursday revealed details of a financial review indicating bad news for either county operations or retiree pensions. Full News here – Detroit News

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Senior Bowl executive director Phil Savage shares thoughts on Michigan State players

Jeremy Langford and Kurtis Drummond didn’t play in Saturday’s all-star game, but like Tony Lippett they took part in practices and were evaluated. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Why auto show display design is tricky: Marketing executive talks strategy

Why auto show display design is tricky: Marketing executive talks strategy

Dustin Walsh and David Hall – Automakers and suppliers spent an estimated $ 300 million building out displays for this year’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit. During last week’s media preview, Crain’s chatted with Scott Kellner, vice president of marketing for Auburn Hills-based display maker George P. Johnson Co., who said display spending […]

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Grand Rapids executive to lead Detroit-based nonprofit

Lutheran Social Services of Michigan taps Wedgwood Christian Services CEO Sam Beals as its new leader. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Rick Haglund: Top-level PR executive tells fascinating tales about Ford, others in book

  Top-level corporate public relations executives know a lot about the human foibles of their fellow executives and others they must deal with: incompetence, hubris and personal aggrandizement among them. Most don’t spill these things to the world because they… Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Gregory Freiwald retiring as Dow Chemical executive; Johanna Soderstrom to replace him

Officials with The Dow Chemical Co. recently announced Gregory Freiwald, chief human resources officer of aviation and corporate affairs, is retiring after 35 years with the company, and Johanna Söderström is taking on his executive leadership responsibilities. Full News here – Oakland Business

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No vote on bill to move Oakland County executive race

Associated Press – LANSING — The Michigan Senate has decided for now not to switch the election of Oakland County’s executive to midterm instead of presidential election years. Some Republicans say it makes sense for the suburban Detroit county to elect its top leader when neighboring Wayne and Macomb counties do. Democrats say the bill […]

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Municipal Advisory Council of Michigan names Diebel executive director

Municipal Advisory Council of Michigan names Diebel executive director

Tom Henderson – Alfred Diebel has been named the new executive director, effective Jan. 1, of the Detroit-based Municipal Advisory Council of Michigan, the information and service organization for businesses involved in the municipal bond industry. Diebel, 60, replaces Jim Bickley, who is retiring. Most recently, Diebel was a member of the executive management team […]

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Michael Gavin named to 2015 Executive Council at Raymond James

Michael Gavin, a certified financial planner at Gavin & Associates, LLC, 800 Cambridge, Suite 100, in Midland, recently was named a member of the Raymond James Financial Services 2015 Executive Council. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Charter schools executive, storm chaser headline Dutch-American Heritage Day

Annual event happens Nov. 12 in Hudsonville. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Longtime GM executive joins Wolverine Worldwide’s leadership team

Melissa A. Howell will report directly to Wolverine Worldwide CEO Blake Krueger. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Custer sells 3D studio to Chicago executive who wanted to return to Michigan

Custer is selling off Dart Frog so the award-winning furniture dealer can focus on its expanding core business. Full News here – Oakland Business

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A look at the Wayne County Executive candidates

It’s one of the most controversial elections in the upcoming primary. The race for Wayne County Executive has five top candidates squaring off for the Democratic nomination. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Five Detroit groups make pick in Wayne County executive race

A group of Detroit community organizations on Tuesday endorsed State Rep. Phil Cavanagh in the race for Wayne County executive. Full News here – Detroit News

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