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Sun was recently recognized in Crain’s 2018 Tech 50 and awarded Chicago Business Journal’s 2015 “50 Women of Influence” CHICAGO-Tuesday 24 July 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, STATS, the worldwide leader in sports data and intelligence, expanded its executive roster with the introduction of Dr. Helen Sun as Chief Technology Officer. Sun will oversee STATS’ product, engineering, artificial intelligence and data production teams in developing the next generation of products and services that will revolutionize the performance and experience of sports. Sun joins STATS from JPMorgan Chase, most recently serving as Chief Technology Officer of the Commercial Banking division. For over 22 years, Sun has a proven record as a technology strategist and thought leader in previous roles as Vice President of Cloud Computing, Information Management, and Architecture at Motorola Solutions; Senior Director of Global Enterprise Architecture at Salesforce; and Director of Enterprise Arch ... Read more »
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LONDON-Tuesday 24 July 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- IBC2018, the world’s most influential media, entertainment and technology show, today announces three new Keynote speakers from globally renowned media and entertainment powerhouses. The addition of executives from Amazon, Viacom and Wonderhood Studios adds to the big-name line up of thought provoking and informative sessions and speakers already announced by IBC. Taking to the stage on the first day of the conference, Thursday 13 September, to deliver the Trailblazer Keynote session entitled ‘Give Your Vision a Voice’ is Max Amordeluso, EU Lead Evangelist Amazon Alexa, Amazon. As voice assistants such as Amazon Alexa are transforming the way audiences discover content and control devices, Amordeluso’s must-attend presentation will explore a variety of avenues, including: how to build a voice strategy with Alexa; why voice experiences are now a crucial part of any multi-platform content business; how to implement an engagin ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Monday 23 July 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] The ACCA & Thomson Reuters VAT Return Filing and Compliance survey has found many businesses still seem unsure about what is required of them in relation to certain aspects of the VAT regime and therefore require further clarification. The survery also found that there were numerous organizations that highlighted they had not yet filed their returns (at the time of interview). These companies highlighted that they did feel ready, with the view that they will gain more certainty and confidence once their returns have actually been lodged. Chas Roy-Chowdhury, Head of Taxation at ACCA states “it seems almost universally clear, while not explicitly stated in the survey responses, that businesses view VAT filing as a chance to find out whether they are indeed filing correctly and are thus compliant. There is a lot of insecurity around what is and is not correct – leading us to believe that the details of VAT compliance and re ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 24 July 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] Home buying is no joke if you are someone investing your life’s savings in the big dream of being a homeowner. A real estate investor looking for a second home to rent out, needs to be cautious too. After all, everyone looks at real estate as an alternative to savings, to earn higher rate of returns and to find a nest to spend the rest of their life with their loved ones. MyVilla.com, one of the online property portal in Dubai, brings together all authorized Real Estate Advisors and Brokers to enable potential buyers to connect and find the right investment within Dubai. The team at myvilla.com met with some of the top real estate market experts in Dubai and identified the top five risks that an investor must avoid during the home buying process. Freehold v/s Leasehold areas: It is important to talk to your real estate broker to understand the difference between freehold and leasehold properties in Dubai. Freehold pro ... Read more »
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PARIS-Monday 23 July 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- TRIGO has acquired 100% of the capital of Lumbee Enterprises based in Greer, SC. This acquisition allows TRIGO to deepen its expansion into the USA within the automotive industry. Lumbee began providing supply chain and logistics services over 25 years ago and it’s TRIGO’s intent to leverage Lumbee’s proven expertise to further expand its business. Lumbee is best known for its expertise in Quality Manufacturing, Sorting, Inspection and Sub-Assembly Operations, specializing in providing best-in-class inspection and rework services to keep OEM assembly lines running seamlessly and without interruption. Co-founded by Colby Griffin in 2001, LUMBEE Enterprises of South Carolina has focused on providing quality management services to shorten supply chain interruptions through the innovative use of technology and processes. “This acquisition is a great opportunity for Lumbee customers and employees to continue this quest with TRIGO ... Read more »
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ZURICH-Thursday 19 July 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] Total orders +8%1, up in all divisions and regions Base orders +9%, up in all divisions and regions Revenues +1% Book-to-bill ratio2 at 1.07x, >1 in all divisions Operational EBITA margin2 up 60bps to 13.0% Operational EPS2 +27%4 Net income $681 million, +30% Cash flow from operating activities $1,010 million; solid cash delivery for the full year expected (BUSINESS WIRE)-- ABB (SWX:ABBN): “In the second quarter, we drove order growth in all divisions and across all regions. Through our continued productivity efforts, we delivered margin improvement and double-digit operational EPS growth,” said ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer. “We completed the acquisition of GE Industrial Solutions within the committed time-frame and have started the integration at full speed together with our new colleagues.” “With disciplined focus on relentless execution, our four divisions are continuing their drive towards world-class efficiency and effectivenes ... Read more »
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