Greg Hayes’ pilgrimage to Trump Tower ended roughly two weeks of intensive talks between representatives of Vice President-elect Pence and United Technologies. Under the deal, the company will get $7 million over 10 years to keep jobs in Indiana.
Presidentelect Donald Trump speaks to workers at Carrier air conditioning and heating on December 1 2016 in Indianapolis Indiana
Hundreds of Boeing and Carrier Workers to Lose Their Jobs - Truthdig In addition to promising workers he would fight for their jobs, Trump also bragged that he convinced Carrier to invest $16 million into the Indianapolis plant. But, CNBC reported, “United Technologies CEO Greg Hayes [announced] in December that the money would go toward more automation in the factory and ultimately would result in fewer jobs.”
Greg Hayes, a well-known communications professional in Sacramento public relations and media circles, has been hired on as a lobbyist as KP Public Affairs. He has extensive consulting and legislative experience, and also has a history as an entrepreneur.
TECO Coal team members accept award from Carl Campbell, commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Natural Resources. Pictured from left to right are Greg Hayes, J. C. Cornett, Campbell, Stacy Billiter, Bob Zik and Don Hall.