SPINS spinning into Chicago, adding 100 new jobs

CHICAGO — SPINS announced that the company has opened its corporate headquarters in Chicago. It has moved 150 employees to the city, and plans to add more than 100 new jobs over the next two years.

“SPINS sees what many companies are seeing in Chicago – our unparalleled workforce and world-class transportation systems are a recipe for long-term success,” said Mayor Rahm Emanuel. “I welcome SPINS to Chicago and look forward to watching them grow for years to come.”

“We’re pleased to announce that SPINS is planting roots in Chicago,” said owner and CEO Tony Olson. “SPINS is at the center of many of today’s hottest growth sectors, including Big Data, Health, Sustainability and Digital Technology. Being located in Chicago provides us with greater access to top talent as we continue to accelerate growth and add new employees and capabilities.”

SPINS is a leading information and service provider for the Natural and Specialty Products Industry. The company’s new office will also serve as a welcome host for Chicago-area technology, food, and sustainability events. SPINS’ move further establishes Chicago’s growing strategic role in the health, sustainability and technology sectors. The city stands poised to become the country’s hub of health and technology as it continues to convene fast-growing companies that are changing the health and wellness landscape in Chicago.

Source: Chicago Mayor’s press release

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Delores Jackson was Director of Corporate Learning for Oklahoma City Community College for eight years, consulting with business leaders to determine the training and develop needs of their employees, designing the programs, and managing a staff of professional trainers. ...