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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-21/united-airlines-improving-
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
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
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
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen sees little threat to financial stability

...said regulators had the tools to address rising risks in specific areas.In a discussion after her speech with IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, Yellen said that she viewed regulatory efforts as the "main line of defense" to deal with threats...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-02/federal-reserve-chairwoman
Biz Bits

...IPO in 2013 and is becoming senior vice president for strategic investments in the next month.Noto was previously managing director in the technology, media and telecom investment banking group at Goldman Sachs.Graco agrees to recall 1.9 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-01/biz-bits
Abandoning a world of ideas

...Condoleezza Rice; women's rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali; and Christine Lagarde, the International Monetary Fund's managing director.And let's be real: The list of the disinvited doesn't include those "controversial" commencement speakers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-01/abandoning-world-idea
Fed further slows pace of bond buying, provides no clear signal of timing on first rate hike

...thing that Janet Yellen wants is for the market to think she's anywhere close to tightening," said David Robin, managing director at the brokerage Newedge. "She nailed it."Most economists think a rate increase is at least a year away despite...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-18/fed-further-slows-pace-bon
Applicants, bosses both blamed as jobs go unfilled

...probably turn some applicants off rather than inspire them to put their best foot forward, says Melissa Trocko, a managing director at human resources provider Insperity."All these job ads, thousands of them, say, 'I need this skill and that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-11/applicants-bosses-both-bla