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Seasoned Sports Tech Veteran and Longtime STATS Employee Elevated to Key New Global Role CHICAGO & CAPE TOWN, South Africa-Thursday, April 19th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- STATS, the worldwide leader in sports data and intelligence, has announced the elevation of Ryan Paterson to Chief Global Officer. Ryan most recently served as the Managing Director of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia-Pacific (APAC) regions for STATS. In the newly formed role, Ryan will oversee all of STATS’ operations outside the U.S., which includes offices operating in EMEA, APAC and Latin America. Ryan will be responsible for managing and directing STATS’ international strategy, overseeing the development of global products, building and managing partner relationships, and growing the STATS brand worldwide. “Ryan has made a name for himself in the international sports industry and has been an integral part of STATS’ international business,” said Carl Mergele, Chief Executive Officer ... Read more »
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RALEIGH, N.C.-Thursday, April 19th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Stromasys, Inc., the global leader in legacy system virtualization solutions, today announced the launch of its OpenVMS Operating System support on both the original VAX hardware and emulated platforms. This new initiative, which is offered on both physical and emulated VAX environments, complements its virtualized Charon VAX platform. It is a seamless service solution that guarantees the legacy hardware clients an outstanding ongoing service experience. The primary role of this additional support offering is to assist this passionate community of software professionals in keeping their mission-critical applications and systems running smoothly around the clock. The classic VAX/ OpenVMS OS clients will benefit from the launch of the new Support platform through: 1) Industry-leading service levels and response times. 2) Support during standard business hours on a global basis. 3) Multiple support channels to ... Read more »
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K. Guru Gowrappan Joins Management Team to Accelerate Growth & Global Expansion NEW YORK -Thursday, April 19th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Oath, a Verizon (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) subsidiary announces that K. Guru Gowrappan will join the company as President and COO. Guru previously served as Global Managing Director at Alibaba Group. He will play a pivotal role in leading the company’s operations and global growth strategy, as Oath enters its second year. Leveraging his experience in scaling businesses globally, Guru will work with CEO Tim Armstrong and the Oath and Verizon leadership teams to cement Oath’s position as a powerhouse of trusted media and technology brands including AOL, BUILD, HuffPost, MAKERS, TechCrunch, Yahoo Mail, Yahoo News and Yahoo Sports. He will report to Armstrong. “Oath serves a billion global consumers and the world’s most important brands in the most disruptive area of the economy and adding Guru as President and COO will accelerate our clear ... Read more »
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SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday, April 18th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Andersen Global announces its presence in Argentina with Modo, a leading tax & legal firm in Buenos Aires. The establishment of a Collaboration Agreement with Modo continues Andersen Global’s expansion within Latin America. Modo is led by Partners Juan Astibia and Diego Kelln. Diego and Juan commented, “Our collaboration with Andersen Global will allow us to ensure our clients receive the best-in-class service internationally. Independence and seamless service are of paramount importance to us, and we look forward to working with individuals with whom we share these values.” Mark Vorsatz, Global Chairman and Andersen Tax LLC CEO added, “Argentina is a key market for us as our team in Latin America continues to grow in size and depth. Juan, Diego, and the professionals at Modo have specialized tax and legal expertise and their team further strengthens our capabilities within the region, enabling us to serve cl ... Read more »
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ZURICH -Thursday, April 19th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] Total orders +6%1; up in all divisions Base orders +5%; up in all regions Revenues +1%; impacted by lower opening backlog Book-to-bill ratio2 at 1.13x Operational EBITA margin2 up 20bps to 12.3% Net income $572 million; up excluding the gain on the cables divestment in 2017 Cash flow from operating activities -$518 million; solid cash delivery for the full year expected (BUSINESS WIRE)-- ABB (SWX:ABBN): This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: “We started 2018 with order growth in all divisions, improved revenues and operating results. The integration of B&R is well on track and we are preparing diligently for the closing and subsequent integration of GE Industrial Solutions which we expect to happen in Q2 2018,” said ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer. “We are continuing to invest in sales, R&D and our leading digital solutions portfolio ABB Ability ... Read more »
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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.-Thursday, April 19th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Universal Laser Systems (ULS) announces the addition of DuPont and Rogers Corporation materials to its materials database, the most extensive repository of laser material processing parameters for materials in the range of 10 watts to 500 watts. The DuPont and Rogers Corporation materials new to the ULS materials database were specifically added for laser processing with the ULTRA and XLS platforms, suited for high accuracy and precision laser cutting, laser ablation and laser surface modification. The materials include: DuPont™ Hytrel® 7246 DuPont™ Kapton® DuPont™ Pyralux® AC Rogers Corporation PORON® 4701-30 Rogers Corporation BISCO® BF-1000 Laser processing notes, describing the results of the laser-material interaction for these materials, are also available in the Materials Library on the ULS website to help potential customers explore the advantages of deploying laser technology within their ma ... Read more »
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Doha, Qatar-Monday, April 16th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] Under the patronage and in the presence of Her Excellency Sheikha Hind bint Hamad, Vice Chairperson and CEO of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, the Fourth International Schools Arabic Debating Championship was concluded on Wednesday evening 11 April 2018. The event was held at the Qatar National Convention Centre from 7-11 April with the participation of 50 Arab and non-Arab countries. The closing ceremony was attended by HE Sheikha Hind bint Hamad; Mrs. Machaille Al-Naimi, President of Community Development; Dr. Hayat Maarafi, Executive Director of QatarDebate Center; along with a number of Excellencies, Arab and foreign ambassadors in Qatar, representatives of official sponsors, participants and guests from all segments of the society. The Turkish team came first in the finals of the Fourth International Schools Arabic Debating Championship. The winning team received a phone call from HE Recep Tay ... Read more »
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Veloxint Wins at New York Ceremony; Awards Celebrate 31 Years of Honoring Innovators and Innovation NEW YORK -Wednesday, April 18th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Edison Awards, celebrating 31 years of honoring the best in innovation and excellence in the development of new products and services, announced that Veloxint was voted a Bronze Winner for Space Technology at their April 11th ceremony at The Capitale in New York City. Veloxint was represented alongside some of the world’s most recognized companies at the event acknowledging the hard work and commitment of all of the 2018 Edison Award winners. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: Being recognized with an Edison Award has become one of the highest accolades a company can receive in the name of innovation and business. The awards are named after Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) whose inventions, new product development method ... Read more »
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COLOMBES, France-Wednesday, April 18th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- As announced at the Taipei JCB World Conference, on November 2, 2017, IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, and JCB, the leading international payment network in Japan, have started the pilot of the first F.CODE Japanese payment card. “F for fingerprint”: embrace the future of payments with biometrics. F.CODE takes card payments to the next level since your fingerprint replaces the PIN code and so reinforces user’s security and privacy by ensuring a unique and universal identification. F.CODE makes customers and retailers’ lives easier: no need to remember a new PIN code, your fingerprint is enough. On the retailer side, it speeds up the check-out process as well as enabling banks and governments to adopt an innovative and secure technology for the future payment experience. F.CODE will enable seamless payment transactions without compromising security. Recognized for its longstanding expertise ... Read more »
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SAN FRANCISCO -Wednesday, April 18th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced professional footballer, Zlatan Ibrahimović, will be the new face of its global marketing campaign in anticipation of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. As the Official Payment Services Partner of FIFA, Visa, in collaboration with Zlatan, will help fans not miss a moment of the action this summer. “I am incredibly proud to work with Visa, the global leader in payments,” said Zlatan Ibrahimović, star athlete and new face of Visa’s FIFA World Cup™ campaign. “I always try to be the best in football, so a partnership with Visa represents what I continue to strive to be—the best.” As one of the most decorated active footballers in the world, Zlatan has won 33 trophies in his career playing for nine teams across England, France, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and the United States. Zlatan is regarded as one of the best strikers in the game and footballers of his generation. Zlat ... Read more »
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