GE’s FirstBuild.com: Co-creating a new world of major appliances

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General Electric has activation of its global co-creation community FirstBuild.com —an online community dedicated to conceiving, engineering and building the next generation of major appliances. Now engineers, designers, scientists and home enthusiasts can participate in development of breakthrough major appliances and solve engineering challenges. Participants will identify market needs, directly participate in the product development […] [Read More]
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Xerox unit partners on marketing effort

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The Xerox Research Centre Canada and Battelle Memorial Institute have signed a strategic alliance to co-market and collaborate on materials science research services. The alliance will allow clients of XRCC and Battelle to access the capabilities of the two research organizations — including the use of XRCC’s pilot plant and manufacturing scale-up facility — to […] [Read More]
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Yuliya Kutuzava, of Greenwich, was promoted to senior public relations account executive at Stamford-based Catalyst Marketing Communications.

Greenwich resident promoted at Stamford pr firm

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Yuliya Kutuzava, of Greenwich, was promoted to senior public relations account executive at Stamford-based Catalyst Marketing Communications. This is the second promotion since joining the company in 2008 for Kutuzava, who currently serves a number of the agency’s business-to-business accounts. Previously, she did three public relations internships, including a year-long stint with another local agency […] [Read More]
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Helen Backus, a registered nurse, won the Greenwich Hospital’s Marian Nowak Award earlier this month at its annual employee service awards dinner.

Greenwich Hospital nurse wins big award

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Helen Backus, a registered nurse, of Darien, won the Greenwich Hospital’s Marian Nowak Award earlier this month at its annual employee service awards dinner. For Backus, the award is the culmination of 25 years as a member of the Greenwich Hospital family, a release said. Each year the hospital celebrates employees with extended service to […] [Read More]
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Jane Pimentel, of South Norwalk, is the new general manager of Greenwich Community Sailing, a full-time position that she stared in April.

Norwalk woman named head of Greenwich Community Sailing

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Jane Pimentel, of South Norwalk, is the new general manager of Greenwich Community Sailing, a full-time position that she stared in April. She was formerly program director at Community Boating Center in New Bedford, Mass., where she ran sailing and power boating programs for children and adults. In 2012 she received the U.S. Sailing Association […] [Read More]
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Greenwich resident Andrew Y. Kleinman, MD, was elected President of Medical Society of the State of New York

Greenwich man to lead Medical Society of NY

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Greenwich resident Andrew Y. Kleinman, MD, was elected president of the Medical Society of the State of New York at its 208th annual House of Delegates meeting in Tarrytown, NY, last month. Kleinman previously served as president-elect of MSSNY.  A plastic surgeon, he has a private practice in Rye Brook and is on the plastic […] [Read More]
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Box wins GE contract

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General Electric has chosen software offered by Box Inc., a Los Altos, Calif.-based cloud-storage company, for the program employees use to share files and work together. The two companies have been working together for nearly two years on the idea of Fairfield-based GE using the software, according to Box CEO Aaron Levie. GE’s nearly 310,000 […] [Read More]
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How GE stays on top

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Harvard Business Review’s blog has a post this morning titled, “How GE Stays Young,” which lays out the ways the 130-year-old company has managed to stay on top of its game. The secret, according to the blogger Brad Power, can be summed up in three winning strategies, which I’ve paraphrased below: 1) Deciding how to […] [Read More]
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