The Chinese have arrived In Michigan

The Detroit News: June 4, 2013

The Who’s-Who of Michigan’s top business professionals, government leaders, corporate CEOs, entrepreneurs and veteran regional champions gathered last week on Mackinac Island for the annual Detroit Regional Chamber- Mackinac Policy Conference – they ought to be looking over their shoulders.

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2 Men Responsible for Bringing Businesses to Detroit

Governing View: June 1, 2013

Two of the men charged with recruiting and retaining businesses in Detroit couldn’t have more different backgrounds.George W. Jackson, Jr., president and CEO of the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation, is a Detroit native who’s led the quasi-city agency since 2002. Meanwhile, Sandy Baruah, head of the Detroit Regional Chamber, arrived here in 2010 after working for the Bush administration; he hadn’t spent more than two consecutive nights in Michigan before taking the job. Both are poised to play important roles if the city hopes to turn around its economic fortunes.

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