During a meeting in the West Wing of the White House this month, President Barack Obama’s aides posed an unusual question to business leaders across the table: How can the administration help House Speaker John Boehner?
President Barack Obama urged a group of business leaders including McDonald’s Corp. Chief Executive Officer Donald Thompson and Marriott International Inc. CEO Arne Sorenson to put pressure on congressional Republicans to pass a new immigration law by year’s end.
Motorola Inc., after three years of declining sales, is set to return to growth and will consider acquisitions once the spinoff of its handset business is complete, Co-Chief Executive Officer Greg Brown said.
Motorola Solutions Inc. , having spun off its mobile-phone unit, is focusing on winning contracts for public-safety communications networks worth more than $1 billion in the U.S. and Middle East, its chief executive officer said.
Motorola Solutions Inc. plans to introduce a rugged handheld computer based on Microsoft Corp.’s Windows 8 software, providing an alternative to laptops for police, factory employees and other blue-collar workers.
Motorola Solutions Inc., the maker of bar-code scanners, plans to make returning cash to investors a priority after selling its networks unit and shoring up its balance sheet, Chief Executive Officer Greg Brown said.
On March 9, President Barack Obama flew to Petersburg, Virginia, to tour a Rolls-Royce aircraft engine plant. He’d been to Petersburg before as a candidate, when he stopped his campaign bus to grab lunch at a burger joint. That was in 2008, when he could still blame someone else for the misfortunes of the people he met inside.
Motorola Solutions Inc., the maker of industrial gear such as two-way radios and bar-code scanners, fell the most in more than two years after projecting second- quarter profit and sales that trailed analyst estimates.