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- L'IBC jette un regard d'expert sur les opportunités d'application et les écueils que pourrait rencontrer ce secteur naissant - LONDRES -Vendredi 7 Juillet 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)--À l'occasion de l'IBC2017, les réalités virtuelle (RV), augmentée (RA) et mélangée (RM) seront confrontées au monde... réel. Le salon regorgera d'occasions pour en savoir plus sur ces technologies, depuis la place qu'elles occupent actuellement sur le marché, jusqu'aux opportunités qu'elles offrent, en passant par l'examen des défis technologiques et des expériences utilisateur. Rikard Steiber, président de Viveport et vice-président principal en charge de la réalité virtuelle chez HTC Vive, donnera une allocution le 16 septembre sur l'avenir de la RV. La session se penchera sur l'émergence d'appareils et de services grand public, comme la boutique d'applications Viveport VR, et présentera les réussites rencontrées par la RV sur diverses plateformes, depuis le divertissement jusqu'au contenu ... Read more »
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- L'IBC jette un regard d'expert sur les opportunités d'application et les écueils que pourrait rencontrer ce secteur naissant - LONDRES -Vendredi 7 Juillet 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)--À l'occasion de l'IBC2017, les réalités virtuelle (RV), augmentée (RA) et mélangée (RM) seront confrontées au monde... réel. Le salon regorgera d'occasions pour en savoir plus sur ces technologies, depuis la place qu'elles occupent actuellement sur le marché, jusqu'aux opportunités qu'elles offrent, en passant par l'examen des défis technologiques et des expériences utilisateur. Rikard Steiber, président de Viveport et vice-président principal en charge de la réalité virtuelle chez HTC Vive, donnera une allocution le 16 septembre sur l'avenir de la RV. La session se penchera sur l'émergence d'appareils et de services grand public, comme la boutique d'applications Viveport VR, et présentera les réussites rencontrées par la RV sur diverses plateformes, depuis le divertissement jusqu'au contenu ... Read more »
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Organised by Hawkamah, the conference aimed to build knowledge and underscored the importance of diversity and the independence of Boards in the MENA regionDubai, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, July 6th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] Corporate governance practitioners, drivers and regulators from the region gathered at the Corporate Governance Forum organised by Hawkamah recently, at Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). Adequate and effective corporate governance is considered by many to be a critical component in supporting Boards and management to navigate uncertainty and deliver long term sustainable value to shareholders and stakeholders. Accentuating the importance of an independent Board as a benchmark to judge the performance of a corporate entity and its contribution to the national economy, the forum facilitated discussions on the independence of Boards in the region, the value created by independent Board members and regional challenges. Opening Session The Conference com ... Read more »
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Octapharma Activities Prominent at the Upcoming 2017 ISTH Congress in Berlin, Germany LACHEN, Switzerland -Thursday, July 6th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Octapharma today announced that it will be actively involved in a wide range of activities at this year’s International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) Congress. The Congress will be held in Berlin, Germany from 8–13 July. Octapharma is delighted to be a Platinum Sponsor of the Congress, reflecting an ongoing commitment to advancing the treatment of patients with haemophilia and von Willebrand disease (VWD). Octapharma will play a prominent role at the ISTH Congress with activities including two sponsored scientific symposia and seven poster presentations during the scientific sessions. Abstracts of the posters will be published in the Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostasis journal after the Congress. The addition of Nuwiq®, a human cell-line derived recombinant FVIII (rFVIII) for the treatment of ... Read more »
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● Acquisition creates a uniquely comprehensive automation portfolio for customers globally ● Clear commitment to B&R's growth strategy, mid-term sales ambition of >$1 billion ● B&R becomes new global business unit “Machine & Factory Automation” ● Commitment to growing B&R’s business is demonstrated by investment in new R&D center ● Transaction funded in cash, operational EPS accretive in year one ZURICH-Thursday, July 6th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- ABB today announced that it has completed its acquisition of B&R (Bernecker + Rainer Industrie-Elektronik GmbH), the largest independent provider focused on product- and software-based, open-architecture solutions for machine and factory automation worldwide. The transaction, which was announced on April 4, 2017, is financed in cash and expected to be operationally EPS accretive in the first year. “I am very pleased to now officially welcome B&R to ABB. This transaction closes ABB’s historic gap in machine and factory au ... Read more »
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SAN FRANCISCO -Thursday, July 6th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global is proud to announce the appointment of its Global Board of Directors led by Global Chairman and CEO, Mark Vorsatz. Andersen Global was established in 2014 as the international entity surrounding the development of a seamless professional services model providing best-in-class tax and legal services around the world. Through its member firms and collaborating firms, Andersen Global now has a presence in more than 20 countries, and the Global Board was implemented as part of the overall governance structure that will support the global organization as it continues to expand. Nine new members join the organization’s board and bring a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives: Bill Amon, Delphine Bariani, Ilan Ben-Eli, Pablo Ibanez, Joseph Karczewski, Ellen MacNeil, Jaime Olleros, Dorice Pepin, and Joseph Toce. “I am very pleased to announce this Global Board and begin to work with t ... Read more »
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The global lighting solutions leader is positioned for continued success in automotive, mobile, IoT and illumination markets SAN JOSE, Calif.-Thursday, July 6th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lumileds announced that funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC (together with its subsidiaries, “Apollo”), and Royal Philips completed their previously disclosed transaction, resulting in Lumileds operating as an independent company. Lumileds develops lighting solutions for the automotive, mobile, IoT and illumination segments, enabling customers to push the boundaries of light. As announced in December 2016, Apollo and Philips agreed to a transaction where Philips would sell 80.1% interest in Lumileds to certain funds managed by Apollo and retain the remaining 19.9% interest in the company. Apollo is a leading global alternative investment manager with assets under management of approximately USD 197 billion* in private equity, credit and real estate funds, invested acr ... Read more »
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