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Top finance officials hope to boost growth

...S. economy," said Eswar Prasad, a Cornell University economist who was among the authors of the report.IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, speaking to reporters Thursday, said bold action was urgently needed."In the face of what...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-10/top-finance-officials-hope
Businesses with name 'Isis' fight bad brand image

...finding a memorable name can be hard because the best ideas are often taken or trademarked, says Allen Adamson, managing director of the branding firm Landor Associates."It's not just have a pizza lunch and quickly come up with an alternative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-03/businesses-name-isis-fight
Ex-Braves scouting director Roy Clark returning to team in new role

...is expected to be ready for spring training. REDS: Approved the sale of minority share in the team to a senior managing director for The Blackstone Group based in New York City. FREE AGENTS: The price of qualifying offers for eligible free...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-07/ex-braves-scouting-direc
On The Move

FAIN DYENew job title: Managing director ? mid-marketsEmployer: Retirement Strategies Inc.Work...at Georgia Regents University.LANA WALTZNew job title: Managing director ? small marketsEmployer: Retirement Strategies Inc.Work...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-30/move
Polluted Rio bay raises concerns

...2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and the site of the city's first test event, which started Sunday.Adams, the managing director of the American Olympic sailing team, likes that Guanabara is in the heart of Rio and is a familiar venue to world...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-08-03/polluted-rio-bay-raises-
US airfares on the rise, outpacing inflation

...people want to fly because of the economic recovery. All this leads to higher airfares," says Chuck Thackston, the managing director of data and analytics at Airlines Reporting Corp. "This trend in airfares is likely to continue for the near future...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-04/us-airfares-rise-outpacing
Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff in overhaul

...disasters and ongoing financial woes "created a perfect storm for the restructuring to take place," said Khazanah Managing Director Azman Mokhtar. "We need to have a fresh start."The plan aims to "strike a balance between Malaysia's desire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-29/malaysia-airlines-cut-6000
Coach K, US team pay visit to West Point

...Curry said.USA Basketball has prioritized its relationship with the military and the Hoops for Troops program under managing director Jerry Colangelo and Krzyzewski, visiting Arlington National Cemetery and hosting a practice at a Washington armory...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-08-18/coach-k-us-team-pay-visit-wes
United Airlines is improving first class meal offerings in push to win over business travelers

...have to make sacrifices just because they are onboard an aircraft," says Todd Traynor-Corey, the airline's managing director of food design.That might be true, but in an industry known for its razor-thin profit margins, food has always...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-21/united-airlines-improving-
Not just Ebola: Drugs manufactured in tobacco plants being tested against array of diseases

...cheap approach to make a lot of vaccine material in case of terrorist attacks, said Daniel Tuse, a consultant and managing director of Intrusept Biomedicine, which also works with tobacco plants in Owensboro.If a new germ appears, genetic material...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-15/not-just-ebola-drugs-manuf