Harman names corporate affairs vice president

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Harman International Industries, Stamford-based global audio and infotainment group,announced that effective Nov. 4, Paula Davis will serve as vice president of corporate affairs and communications. She will have responsibility for global communications, corporate social responsibility, community relations and change management. “Paula brings to Harman a unique blend of experience and expertise in corporate communications and […] [Read More]
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Berkley donates $10 million to NYU for MBA program

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William R. Berkley, chairman and CEO of the W.R. Berkley Corp., an insurance holding company in Greenwich, has donated $10 million to create The William R. Berkley Scholarship Program to support exceptional seniors who wish to pursue their master’s degree’s in business administration at the New York University Stern School of Business. Berkley earned a […] [Read More]
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Darien M&A expert honored by Family Centers

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Family Centers recently recognized a longtime board members for their contributions ot the agency and honored local business leader Kip Koons at its annual meeting, held this past Tuesday. Darien resident Koons spent 25 years on the Family Centers board of directors. An expert in the field of mergers and acquisitions, he has helped facilitate […] [Read More]
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Ethan Allen sees drop in net income

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Ethan Allen upbeat despite drop in net income Ethan Allen Interiors, Danbury-based interior design company, manufacturer and retailer, reported net income of $9.03 million or 31 cents per diluted share for the three months ended Sept. 30, compared with $10.06 million or 35 cents for the same period in 2012. Net sales decreased 3.1 percent […] [Read More]
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Fairfield business incubator opens next week

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Fairfield is the latest town or city in southwest Connecticut that will be unveiling a business incubator designed to give start-up companies a boost in getting going. The ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, at the Fairfield University Bookstore, 1499 Post Road — which is the location of the incubator, or […] [Read More]
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Learn to save energy at event in Orange Sunday

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If you’re in Orange on Sunday — the tail end of October, or “Energize Connecticut Month” — and are interested in conserving power, you should check out an event taking place at Home Depot from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund is teaming up with United Illuminating and Connecticut Light & […] [Read More]
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BBB revokes accreditation from New Canaan business

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The Connecticut Better Business Bureau’s Board of Directors has voted to revoke BBB accreditation from Rusal Construction, a New Canaan-based company. The Wallingford-based organization said the company’s license to engage in home improvement, issued by the Westchester County, N.Y., Department of Consumer Protection, has been the subject of governmental action, and its license to engage […] [Read More]
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FAME business incubator to open

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The grand opening ceremony of the new Fairfield University Accelerator and Mentoring Enterprise, a business incubator program that is a collaboration of Fairfield University’s Charles F. Dolan School of Business, the town of Fairfield Economic Development Department, and Kleban Properties, will take place Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the facility, 1499 Post Road in Fairfield. […] [Read More]
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