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January 18, 1991
Robert W. Galvin, chairman of the executive committee of Motorola, has been elected chairman of Sematech, the Austin, Tex., industry-government research consortium devoted to advanced semiconductor manufacturing. Galvin replaces Charles Sporck, who led the drive to create Sematech. Sporck earlier this month announced his retirement as president and chief executive of National Semiconductor. It was not announced at that time that Sporck was also relinquishing his role at Sematech.
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BUSINESS
January 18, 1991
Robert W. Galvin, chairman of the executive committee of Motorola, has been elected chairman of Sematech, the Austin, Tex., industry-government research consortium devoted to advanced semiconductor manufacturing. Galvin replaces Charles Sporck, who led the drive to create Sematech. Sporck earlier this month announced his retirement as president and chief executive of National Semiconductor. It was not announced at that time that Sporck was also relinquishing his role at Sematech.
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BUSINESS
June 27, 1986
Motorola Inc., Schaumburg, Ill., announced Thursday that Robert W. Galvin, chairman and chief executive for the last 22 years, will step down as CEO on Tuesday as a two-step management succession plan is put in place. William J. Weisz, 59, currently vice chairman and chief operating officer, will become chief executive in addition to his current title, effective July 1. When the second phase of the restructuring takes effect Jan.
BUSINESS
November 15, 1988 | Associated Press
President Reagan on Monday recognized the winners of a new national business award for quality control, saying their accomplishments helped America become more competitive in world markets. The first Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, to be presented annually, was presented to Motorola Inc. and Westinghouse Electric Corp.'s commercial nuclear fuel division in the manufacturing category, and to Globe Metallurgical Inc. of Beverly, Ohio, in the small company category.
BUSINESS
July 12, 1990 | CARLA LAZZARESCHI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A high-level panel of business and government leaders will recommend today a package of aggressive tax credits to revitalize the nation's semiconductor equipment industry, seeking to alter the Bush Administration's continuing opposition to an industrial policy favoring the electronics industry.
NEWS
February 3, 1994 | MELISSA HEALY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Energy Secretary Hazel O'Leary on Wednesday established a task force headed by a leading industrialist to study the nation's nine national laboratories, with an eye toward the possibility of closing some of them. "With the end of the Cold War and growing concerns about global economic competition, now is the time to plan how the department's laboratories can best help meet the energy, environmental, economic, scientific and defense needs of the future," O'Leary said at a press conference.
NEWS
December 25, 1996 | DOYLE MCMANUS, TIMES WASHINGTON BUREAU CHIEF
If it's more blessed to give than to receive, how come we know the names of the glitziest and wealthiest Americans--but not the most generous? Well, move over, Madonna. Step aside, Michael Jordan. Wipe that smile off your face, Michael Ovitz. Charitable giving just got a lot more glamorous--and you small-timers aren't even on the list. Slate magazine, Microsoft's venture into online publishing, has listed the names of America's most generous.
BUSINESS
January 1, 1992 | MICHAEL PARRISH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For 21 heavyweight U.S. corporate executives, traveling with President Bush on a high-profile visit to Asia is an honor and a valuable opportunity to open up markets. But did Bush pick the right people? While most of the executives on Bush's caravan represent industries that complain of being blocked from Asian markets, the entourage is not broad enough, some observers familiar with Asian markets say.
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