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‘Round about Pittsburgh: PNC CEO To Step Down

Logo Courtesy of PNC Financial Services Group Inc.
Mike Funyak, Staff Writer February 17, 2013

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc, better known as PNC, announced February 14, 2013 current President William Demchak, will succeed current chief executive officer (CEO) James Rohr effective April 23,...

‘Round about Pittsburgh: Alcoa Celebrating 125 Years

'Round about Pittsburgh: Alcoa Celebrating 125 Years
Mike Funyak, Staff Writer February 15, 2013

Alcoa, a Pittsburgh institution, is celebrating 125 years in 2013.  On October 1, 1888, Alcoa was first incorporated as the Pittsburgh Reduction Company.  The company was established by the technology...

‘Round About Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh icon sold

Logo courtesy of H.J. Heinz Company
Mike Funyak, Staff Writer February 14, 2013

Surprising news came out of the H.J. Heinz Company today, as Heinz board of directors have endorsed Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital in an agreement for the two investment groups to acquire the company...

‘Round about Pittsburgh: H.J. Heinz “57 Varieties”

Photo taken at the Senator John Heinz History Center
Mike Funyak, Staff Writer February 12, 2013

When thinking ketchup, Heinz Ketchup has to be one of the first that comes to mind.  Founded by entrepreneur Henry John Heinz (H.J. Heinz) in Sharpsburg 1869, the H.J. Heinz Company has become an icon...

‘Round about Pittsburgh: Public companies in Pittsburgh

'Round about Pittsburgh: Public companies in Pittsburgh
Mike Funyak, Staff Writer February 10, 2013

Public held companies headquartered in Pittsburgh How well do you know the companies based out of the Pittsburgh region?  How many publicly traded Pittsburgh based companies on the New York Stock Exchange...

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