Dec. 10, 2012
Lawrence A. Bossidy
, retired Chairman of AlliedSignal Corporation and Honeywell Corporation and a longtime senior executive at the General Electric Company, has joined the Advisory Board of HamletHub (
), a pioneering network of 'hyperlocal' websites providing locally originated news and information to communities. The announcement was made today by
Kerry Anne Ducey
, President of HamletHub.
"We are delighted to welcome Mr. Bossidy to our Advisory Board," Ms. Ducey said. "The growth of HamletHub is astonishing, and we're focused on the next steps in our development. We are looking forward to Mr. Bossidy sharing his experience in successfully growing companies and applying his insights to HamletHub's model of bringing the best local news to communities."
Mr. Bossidy said, "The manner in which people are getting their news has changed dramatically. I see great potential in providing an effective venue for local news, one which fosters commerce and community."
Mr. Bossidy, co-author of the best-selling book "Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done" joins GE Capital Treasury Communications Leader
, Emmy-award winning news correspondent
on the HamletHub Advisory Board.
Ms. Ducey launched the first local news "Hub" in
in 2009 and developed it into a model to be expanded into other communities. Ms. Ducey, working with local editors, launched HamletHub sites in
, and Milford.
Earlier this year, HamletHub won a prestigious Connecticut Press Club Award for original journalism on the Web.