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Doha, Qatar, -Wednesday 29 August 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] Barwa Bank and International Bank of Qatar (ibq) have announced that they have signed a final agreement regarding the merger of the two banks to create a leading Sharia compliant financial institution with a solid financial position and robust liquidity to support Qatar’s economic growth and finance development initiatives in line with Qatar National Vision 2030. According to this merger agreement, the two banks will work to complete the necessary steps to consummate the merger, obtain the required approvals from the regulatory authorities and obtain shareholders’ approvals before the end of 2018. The two entities will be consolidated and operate as one bank subsequent to their respective general assemblies and the adoption of their final financial results for the fiscal year ending in December 2018. The merger will create a combined entity with total assets of QAR 80 billion and a shareholder equity base of over QAR 12 billion, ... Read more »
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Emirati women set a new example by occupying leadership roles in the public sector Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday 29 August 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] The UAE has always been at the forefront, providing women with enough opportunities to help them excel in their careers. The country is setting a precedent in gender balance and women’s empowerment with women population now accounting for more jobs in the public-sector workforce. “In the UAE, women have made significant progress in fields which have been predominantly reserved for men. With our real estate projects as an example, we have observed that many leading positions in the government are occupied by Emirati women, who not only support quick decision-making, but also facilitate a smooth and seamless work process, making our work faster and easier. With more women occupying leadership positions in the public sector, our work approvals or handovers, becomes easy and well-organised,” said Kalpesh Kinariwala, CEO and Chairman of ... Read more »
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‘Canon Day of Giving’ to raise funds to support two educational programmes in the Middle East and Africa Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Wednesday 29 August 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA), a provider of imaging technologies and services, will be hosting a fundraising event on 28 September 2018 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), in partnership with Dubai Cares. The Canon Day of Giving fundraising event will be hosted as a fun and entertaining carnival with the goal of raising AED 250,000 to support two educational programmes, one in Africa and a second in the Middle East. Roman Troedhandl, Managing Director, Canon Central and North Africa, said: “Access to education in Africa has many challenges, and today sub-Saharan Africa has the highest rates of education exclusion in the world according to the United Nations. Initiatives like Canon Day of Giving guarantee that we can make a measurable difference to the communities that need education systems in plac ... Read more »
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Global Customers using Mya Include L’Oréal, Adecco Group, and Sevenstep; Company Now Offers Conversational AI in French, Spanish, and German SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday 29 August 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mya Systems, the creator of the industry’s leading conversational AI recruiter, Mya, today announced significant customer and team growth. Since its launch in July of 2016, 120 enterprise companies -- including four of the largest global recruiting agencies, 15 of the Fortune 100, and 40 of the Fortune 500 -- have selected Mya to transform the job search and hiring experience for candidates and recruiters. L’Oréal, Adecco Group, and Sevenstep (a Motion Recruitment company) are among its customers. The company also recently grew its international footprint, expanded its employee base 300 percent, and made extensive product and technological enhancements. Mya’s ability to dramatically accelerate the recruiting process, increase candidate satisfaction, and improve recruiter ... Read more »
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«Jour du don de Canon» pour collecter des fonds dédiés à soutenir deux programmes éducatifs au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique Dubaï, Émirats Arabes Unis-Mercredi 29 Août 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] Canon Afrique du Nord et Afrique Central (CCNA), fournisseur de technologies et de services d'imagerie, organisera un événement de collecte de fonds le 28 septembre 2018 à Dubaï, aux Émirats Arabes Unis (UAE), en partenariat avec Dubai Cares. L’événement de collecte de fonds « la Journée du don de Canon » sera organisée comme un carnaval amusant et divertissant, dans le but de recueillir 250,000 AED pour soutenir deux programmes éducatifs, un en Afrique et un deuxième au Moyen-Orient. Roman Troedhandl, Directeur Général de Canon Central and North Africa, a déclaré: «L’accès à l’éducation en Afrique présente de nombreux défis, et, selon les Nations Unies, l’Afrique subsaharienne aujourd’hui enregistre des taux d’exclusion scolaire les plus élevés au monde. Des initiatives telles que la Journée du do ... Read more »
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Le fournisseur international de paiements de PayPal dessert plus de 130 pays à travers le monde grâce à une nouvelle collaboration SAN JOSE, Californie.-Mardi 28 Août 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Xoom, le service international de transfert d'argent de PayPal, a annoncé aujourd'hui un partenariat avec Ria, filiale d'Euronet Worldwide et chef de file mondial des remises de fonds, pour offrir aux clients de Xoom un service de collecte de fonds sur plus de 150 000 sites de réseaux internationaux. Grâce à ce partenariat, Xoom accroît de manière significative son empreint en Europe de l’Est et en Afrique, de sortes que ses clients aux États-Unis puissent désormais envoyer de l’argent dans 70% des pays du monde, en allant simplement en ligne ou en utilisant un téléphone portable. « Notre partenariat avec Ria nous permet de développer notre présence mondiale et d’augmenter considérablement nos services dans la diaspora africaine et en Europe de l’Est, ce qui représente une étape ... Read more »
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PayPal’s international remittance provider to serve over 130 countries globally through new collaboration SAN JOSE, Calif.-Tuesday 28 August 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Xoom, PayPal’s international money transfer service, today announced a partnership with Ria, a subsidiary of Euronet Worldwide and a global leader in money remittances, to offer Xoom customers cash pick-up service at more than 150,000 of Ria’s international network locations. Through this partnership, Xoom is significantly increasing its presence in Eastern Europe and Africa, so customers in the United States can now send money to 70% of countries around the world by simply going online or using a mobile phone. “Partnering with Ria allows us to grow our global footprint and significantly expand our services in the African diaspora and across Eastern Europe, which is a tremendous landmark for Xoom,” said Julian King, Xoom’s Vice President and General Manager. “With this expansion, Xoom now offers service t ... Read more »
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 28 August 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- More4Apps a global software company is set to attend the 6th Annual Middle Eastern Shared Services Outsourcing Week for the first time. The event is to take place at Dusit Thani, Dubai 08 - 10 October 2018. Formed in 2000, More4Apps (an Oracle Gold Partner) has achieved a dominant presence in the APAC, USA and UK markets and have more than 25,000 people using their products across 45 countries. The SSOW conference will address a range of critical business concerns and showcase how shared services can help reduce costs and enhance company operations. More4Apps is a corporate member of the Middle Eastern Oracle User Group and Stu Keast, Senior Account Executive for APAC/MEA, will be attending the conference to represent the company. He will be bringing extensive experience in the Oracle E-Business Suite and how More4Apps products benefit the shared service sector. Keast has seen an increasing reliance ... Read more »
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