Monday, September 30, 2019

Foxconn UPDATE: You can add an end date to Chris Murdoch's resume

Reported in Christopher 'Tank' Murdoch, the first Wisconsin resident hired by Foxconn, has left the company.  (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 9/27/2019)

And that's not all.

Former Foxconn exec Mitchell joins Milwaukee-area startup founded by ex-IBM exec.  (Milwaukee Business Journal, 9/27/2019)
Bill Mitchell, most recently vice president of business operations for Foxconn, has joined a Milwaukee-area startup founded by a former IBM Corp. executive. 
Mitchell, who was also president and CEO of Aguila, a Foxconn distribution company, will be the Pewaukee-based company's chief operating officer. 
MoreTalent Corp., founded by CEO Oliver Degnan, offers artificial intelligence-based services to companies to help add revenue to their bottom lines. Degnan was the former leader of IBM Phytel, a health care management system that offers automated assessments to providers.

Related posts:
Based on Erik's experience, Foxconn has little to offer right now.  (9/28/2019)
Dear Scott Walker, $4.1 billion in Foxconn incentives to make robotic baristas? You must be proud! Best, Retiring Guy.  (9/7/2019)
Foxconn promises:  Then and now.  (8/2/2019)

Original 10/4/2017 post, "Foxconn hires its first employee", starts here.

Source:  LinkedIn

Foxconn hires former Navy pilot as its first Wisconsin employee.  (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/3/2017)
Murdoch has degrees from Harvard, Tufts, and UNC.  But the hiring of Chris Murdoch as a special advisor marks the first state resident hired by the company. Murdoch brings an unusual background to the job as a Navy pilot who until last month ran the Naval ROTC program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 
Foxconn confirmed the hire in a statement late Monday night. 
"The recruitment of retired Navy Captain Chris Murdoch as senior advisor, and the strategic and administrative experience and strong links to Wisconsin he brings to Foxconn, will be of immense value to the success of our operation," the statement reads.

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