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Sneed scoop: Emanuel makes moves to boost Amazon bid, econ development

Oct 24, 2017 - Chicago Sun-Times
Board and Executive Moves

I'll take two scoops, please...

Sneed hears the Mayor is about to put some serious muscle behind two key economic development efforts 1) to land Amazon's second headquarters (and the 50,000 jobs the company projects it will bring along with it and 2) to drive neighborhood economic development.

Scoop 1: Jeff Malehorn, the president and CEO of World Business Chicago, is stepping out of the role he's held since 2013 to focus on luring Amazon to Chicago. Cities that were interested in...