Motorola Solutions CEO bristles at inversions being called unpatriotic

Motorola Solutions CEO Greg Brown flared at criticism of companies that move their headquarters abroad for tax purposes in an address Monday night to the Economic Club of Chicago.

Keeping his comments measured even when describing fraught situations in his own career — including activist investor Carl Icahn agitating him for change and having to share the CEO title of a pre-split Motorola with Sanjay Jha —Brown showed spark when protesting politicians who decried the deals known as inversions.

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