Allstate Northern Ireland, part of the Allstate Corporation, is  the largest publicly traded home, personal and vehicle insurer in the US and the largest IT company in the North, with operations in Belfast, Derry and Strabane.  Photographer: Tim Boyle/Bloomberg

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The “Made not Born” leadership and management initiative aims to transform the average boss in Northern Ireland into a business leader.

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 US president Barack Obama   in Belfast this week. Photograph:  Paul Faith/Getty Images

“Jobs and opportunity are essential to peace.” That is what Northern Ireland wants to tell the world this week.And who better to get the message out t(...)

Bro McFerran (left) managing director of Allstate Northern Ireland, introduces First Minister Peter Robinson, Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness  and Enterprises Minister Arlene Foster to senior Allstate management in the USA, during a live telecommunications link at their Belfast offices. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

First Minister Peter Robinson and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness have announced that US technology company Allstate Northern Ireland is to(...)