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Roundtable on Innovation and Energy with GE’s Jeff Immelt

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Category: IP & Innovation

GE ranks as the 6th largest company in the United States with 300,000 employees worldwide and $147 billion in revenues. Mr. Immelt spoke about GE’s key priorities and opportunities within innovation and energy, and gave his perspectives on geopolitical issues and the political and economic situation in the United States. Mr. Immelt is the chair […]

Source: US Embassy Norway

Published: February 11, 2013


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Marrying Into the Tribe

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Category: Culture / Lifestyle

When worlds seem so alike, we unfairly presume shared characteristics that are  not really there. And that leaves us… not so much “foreign” … but a bit lonely.  Like we have been let down or betrayed, even though the slight is imagined. I am raising my dual-nationality children here because my wife is Norwegian  and […]

Source: The Financial Times

Published: February 15, 2013


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GE-sjefen hyller Norge

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Category: Financial / Investment

Immelt, som for øvrig fyller 57 år i dag tirsdag, er utdannet matematiker og har jobbet nesten hele sitt voksne arbeidsliv i GE. Han overtok toppstillingen etter legendariske Jack Welch i 2001. GE har vært 50 år i Norge. I dag jobber 2200 personer for giganten her til lands, hovedsakelig innen helse, olje og gass. […]

Source: Dagens Næringsliv

Published: February 19, 2013


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CNN på vinterbesøk hos Oslo Lufthavn

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Category: Airline / Travel

– Det var en utrolig spennende helg der vi tok del i veldig mange av de viktigste funksjonene knyttet til vinterdrift ved Oslo Lufthavn. Det var både spennende og nervepirrende. Den som tror det er lett å kjøre verdens største snøfreser som en del av en nøye planlagt formasjon, eller å avise et fly, tar […]

Source: MyNewsDesk

Published: February 13, 2013


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TIAA-CREF Plans More Property Deals With Norwegian Fund

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Category: Property / Real Estate

The Norwegian fund was “interested in coming into the United States with an office mandate, targeting certain gateway cities which are very high on our target-market list,” Suzan Amato, managing director and head of TIAA-CREF’s global real estate joint ventures, said in a telephone interview. “So we started with these five buildings, but we plan […]

Source: Bloomberg

Published: February 12, 2013


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