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Former Acushnet Holding Corp. President and CEO Walter “Wally” Uihlein saw a 79.8 percent decrease in his compensation from 2016 to 2017. / COURTESY ACUSHNET HOLDINGS CORP.

Acushnet Holding’s former top exec saw pay decline in ’17

FAIRHAVEN – Former Acushnet Holding Corp. President and CEO Walter “Wally” Uihlein saw a 79.8 percent decrease in his compensation from 2016 to 2017,...
FM GLOBAL has announced Jonathan W. Hall is retiring from his position of chief operating officer after 37 years with the company. / COURTESY FM GLOBAL

FM Global COO Hall to retire

JOHNSTON - Jonathan W. Hall is retiring from his position as chief operating officer at FM Global after 37 years with the company, FM...
CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metro increased by 1,000 workers year over year in March. PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

Providence metro construction employment climbs in March

PROVIDENCE – Construction employment in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area increased 5 percent year over year in March to 21,400 workers, a 1,000-worker upswing,...
THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metro area was 4.8 percent in March, not seasonally adjusted. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/TIM BOYLE

BLS: Providence metro unemployment 4.8% in March

PROVIDENCE – Unemployment in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area declined 0.2 percentage points year over year in March to 4.8 percent, not seasonally adjusted,...
THE MASSACHUSETTS gross domestic product increased 1.6 percent year over year in the first quarter of 2018. / COURTESY MASSBENCHMARKS

MassBenchmarks: Mass. GDP grows at 1.6 percent in Q1

BOSTON – Massachusetts gross domestic product grew at a 1.6 percent annualized rate in the first quarter of 2018, according to MassBenchmarks, a journal...
OBSTACLE JUMPER: Lisa Dandeneau, chief operating officer of Navigant Credit Union, meets with Eliza Lavergne, vice president, project management, at the credit union’s Smithfield office. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Dadeneau safeguards Navigant’s values through expansion

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER | Lisa Dandeneau, Navigant Credit Union“It’s not just work. It’s very much a work-life balance,” said Lisa Dandeneau, of her job...
HUMANE RESOURCES: Lisa Abbott, senior vice president of human resources and community affairs, has been working to improve Lifespan’s investment in a happy, healthy workforce. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Abbott energizes Lifespan’s values-driven workforce

CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER, ENTERPRISE PRIVATE COMPANY | Lisa Abbott, Lifespan Corp.Since starting at Lifespan Corp. in 2016, New York native Lisa Abbott, senior...
RIPPLE EFFECT: Lisa Ahart, vice president for corporate human resources at Toray Plastics (America), speaks with David Jose, treasurer and chief financial officer. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SALERNO

Ahart’s personal touch ensures Toray workers’ satisfaction, safety

CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER, PUBLIC COMPANY | Lisa Ahart, Toray Plastics (America) Inc.At the bottom of her emails, Lisa Ahart, vice president for U.S....
GROWTH INDUSTRY: Joseph O’Connell, vice president of business development at AstroNova, meets with company managers, part of routine walks through the offices. From left, Steve Holbrook, quality assurance manager; O’Connell; Jennifer Pray, marketing communications manager; Mike Natalizia, chief technology officer and vice president of technology partner alliances; and Josh Dumont, plant manager. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

O’Connell shepherds AstroNova toward continued growth

CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER/BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER | Joseph O’Connell, AstroNova Inc.Since he joined AstroNova Inc. 22 years ago, Joseph O’Connell, vice president of business development,...

Challenges define success

Opening and closing facilities represent the best and worst duties of a corporate executive. New facilities offer the opportunity to start fresh and, in...
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