The former CFO of Adecco acquisition MPS played a key role, turning it into a company with revenue of $2.2 billion in 2008. Prior to MPS, Crouch began his career at Arthur Andersen.
For staffing firms, there has been difficulty bringing in workers on H-1B visas after the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service released the 'Neufeld Memo' in 2010. The memo listed 'third-party placement/job shop' as an example of a firm that does not qualify as an H-1B visa employer.
The issue is particularly challenging for buyers with large natural catastrophe and supply chain exposures, according to the survey of the 25 member firms of the Independents, an international coalition of privately owned insurance brokers and risk management services firms.Read More
Portalatin, 52, is an AIG senior vice president and president and CEO of AIG unit Chartis Growth Economies, with responsibility for operations in the Asia/Pacific, South Asia, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East and Central Europe regions.Read More
The Northfield, Illinois-based company will reorganize its domestic sales team, consolidate its U.S. management centers and trim the corporate and business units. Read More
Alabama's immigration law is considered among the toughest in the nation, according to legal experts. Some parts of the code, such as requiring public schools to determine the citizenship status of students and their parents, have been blocked by federal courts.Read More
Full-time, traditional employment at Caterpillar rose 18.7 percent to 121,513 workers at the end of the third quarter.Read More
Our company is growing overseas and often buys companies that are, in reality, people with connections. The person is usually a trader of commodities and has built a business around personal expertise and contacts (so if they go, the business goes with them). How could we creatively motivate and compensate these people to build the business beyond themselves and thus make our investment last long after they leave?
Experts say success in international business comes down to knowing the culture and language. But is that all there is to it? Is it enough to only master a few key phrases in a foreign language, as well as knowing when not to shake one’s hand and what topics to avoid in a business meeting?Read More
Evolving from holding company to product innovator, the 108-year-old consumer products firm ramps up leadership for an exclusive group of senior managers.Read More