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by Shia Kapos   Stefano Pessina, executive vice chairman and CEO of Walgreen Boots Alliance,slipped in quietly last night to the library of the University Club, where some 200 Chicago business executives and Italophiles gathered to fete him.   There had been a buzz in the room as guests anticipated his arrival. "He's the highest-...

Si è tenuta dal 18 al 21 Aprile, presso il McCormick Convention Center di Chicago, l'edizione 2016 di Coverings, la più importante manifestazione sul territorio Nord Americano per il settore dei rivestimenti "duri": ceramiche decorative e pietre ornamentali. La Coverings rappresenta infatti la piattaforma in cui si definiscono le tendenze del sett...

Purdue University is partnering with an Italian company that is establishing its North American headquarters in Anderson. The university says Italpollina is looking to create research and development partnerships as it builds its new facility next to the new Purdue Polytechnic Institute in the Madison County city.   Italpollina broke ground...

Internationally acclaimed jewelry designer Marco Bicego will introduce many of his latest designs in a rare public appearance at James Free Jewelers in Montgomery, Ohio (a Cincinnati suburb) on Thursday, November 14. Bicego will mingle with fans and engrave his autograph on select pieces during the visit from 4:00-8:00 p.m. It will be one of just t...

Lou Storino was elected president of the Illinois Water Environment Association for the 2015-2016 year.   A principal civil engineer in the Collection Facilities/TARP section of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, Storino is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Illinois and has worked at the district f...

The Italian American Chamber of Commerce Midwest invites you to attend a Gala Dinner honoring Stefano Pessina - CEO, Walgreens Boots Alliance and Ornella Barra - President and Chief Executive of Global Wholesale and International Retail, Walgreens Boots Alliance. See the bios of Mr. Pessina and Mrs. Barra   Mond...

Don Miller FIAT of Madison, Serving Madison, Fitchburg WI, Sun Prairie, Janesville and Milwaukee, invites you to become a FIAT Savant.   Here at Don Miller FIAT of Madison, we only speak one language: cars. Of course, we're fluent in its many dialects, including parts, service and finance.   Read more   Source: http://www....

Italian construction company Salini Impregilo has signed a $153 million contract to build a tunnel in Cleveland, Ohio, it said on Monday.   Salini, which is working on other four projects in the States including a metro line in San Francisco, will build the 4.5 km Dugway Storage Tunnel as part of its accord with the Northeast Ohio Regional S...

Attorneys Leonard F. Amari and Michael V. Favia and Monsignor Kenneth Velo will share the spotlight when the Justinian Society of Lawyers hosts its annual installation and awards dinner on Sept. 10 at the Palmer House Hilton.   The following officers will be formally installed at the event: Anita M. DeCarlo (president), Jessica DePinto (firs...

Internationally acclaimed Italian jewelry designer Marco Bicego is planning a return visit to Cincinnati, where he will greet fans and discuss his latest collections at James Free Jewelers on Friday and Saturday, November 13th and 14th.   Cincinnati is one of just three cities on his upcoming American tour, which also includes Boca Raton, Fl...

Il 26 settembre il presidente del consiglio Matteo Renzi andrà a Detroit per visitare gli stabilimenti Fiat-Chrysler.   Lo ha annunciato lo stesso premier alla presenza del presidente Fiat John Elkann e dell'amministratore delegato Sergio Marchionne giunti in mattinata nella sede del governo per la presentazione a Palazzo Chigi della nuova J...

Lavazza, the Italian coffee company founded in 1895, is selling or closing its Chicago coffee shops, according to people familiar with the matter.   The location in the Chicago French Market inside the Ogilvie Transportation Center closed last month, according to Marian Jarocki, a leasing agent at U.S. Equities Realty, which co-developed the...