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NEW YORK -Saturday, September 30th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Calvin Klein, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH], today announced the opening of new CALVIN KLEIN multi-brand lifestyle stores in Shanghai, China and Düsseldorf, Germany. Each store is a flagship and features the brand’s latest retail design concepts. The 6,000 square foot, two-story Shanghai store is located in Raffles City and offers men’s and women’s CK Calvin Klein, CALVIN KLEIN JEANS, CALVIN KLEIN UNDERWEAR and CALVIN KLEIN PERFORMANCE apparel and accessories. The new store in Düsseldorf is located on Königsallee Boulevard and spans three floors and over 3,500 square feet, and offers men’s and women’s Calvin Klein sportswear and accessories, CALVIN KLEIN JEANS, CALVIN KLEIN UNDERWEAR and CALVIN KLEIN SWIMWEAR. The new design concept for each of these retail locations communicates the brand’s minimal, modern aesthetic with a fresh addition of color and sumptuous materials to enhance th ... Read more »
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Following a Seven-Month Transition, Longtime Leader Takes Over from Outgoing CEO Michael Dolan Madhavan Appoints John Burke as Global CMO and Ignacio del Valle as Regional President for Latin America & Caribbean HAMILTON, Bermuda-Tuesday, October 3rd 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bacardi Limited, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, announces 20-year Bacardi veteran Mahesh Madhavan takes over the chief executive leadership role effective immediately. As announced in March, Madhavan succeeds Michael J. Dolan, who has retired as chief executive officer (CEO), a role he held since 2014. Madhavan will be based in the company’s global headquarters in Bermuda. “With more than 20 years at Bacardi, in different roles in different geographies, Mahesh has a tremendous track record of success. He inherits a business that is in great shape, with a healthy balance sheet, revitalized brands, and an engaged team of employees. Mike and Mahesh have worked closely to carr ... Read more »
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LUXEMBOURG & MUNICH-Tuesday, October 3rd 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES announced today that Wilfried Urner has been appointed, with immediate effect, as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MX1, the SES wholly-owned global media services company. Leading SES Platform Services for many years, Urner has been instrumental in building a strong portfolio of service activities for SES Video and for HD+, the German HD platform. He was also one of the key drivers of the RR Media acquisition and the creation and integration of MX1 in 2016. He will keep his current roles in the management team of SES Video as Head of Media Platforms and Product Development, and also continue to serve as CEO of HD+. Urner succeeds Avi Cohen, who has decided to leave MX1. Cohen joined RR Media in July 2012 and supported the merger of RR Media with SES Platform Services. “With Wilfried succeeding Avi as CEO of MX1, the company will continue on its successful path to become the world’s first med ... Read more »
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SAINT-PREX, Switzerland-Tuesday, October 3rd 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ferring Pharmaceuticals announced today that Professor Klaus Dugi has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, effective immediately. He will be responsible for Global Medical Affairs, Quality Assurance and Pharmacovigilance. In addition, he will also be a member of the Ferring Executive Board. Prior to this role, Prof. Dugi held various leadership roles at Boehringer Ingelheim, including Vice President Global Medical Affairs, Chief Medical Officer, and, most recently, Managing Director UK & Ireland. “Making the industry more patient-centric has always been a top priority for Professor Dugi, and this is perfectly aligned with our company philosophy and commitment to solving unmet patient needs, particularly in the area of reproductive and maternal health,” said Michel Pettigrew, President of the Executive Board and Chief Operating Officer, Ferring Pharmaceuticals. A Profes ... Read more »
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James Simmonds to lead the development of the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, October 2nd 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] Global Hotel Alliance (“GHA”), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands, today announced that James Simmonds has been appointed to the newly-created role of Global Head of Development. In this new role, Simmonds will build and lead a team to source upscale and luxury hotel brand partners to join GHA’s growing portfolio of 35 hotel brands worldwide. This growth objective is a key driver of GHA’s five-year strategic plan, significantly increasing from 110,000 rooms today. Simmonds brings a wide range of experience in business development and asset management, having worked for both hotel brands and real estate investors. Prior to joining GHA, Simmonds held senior development roles at Belmond, Rosewood Hotel Group and Mubadala Investment Company, working in London, Hong Kong and Abu Dhabi. In these r ... Read more »
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La cinquième édition de l'événement régional couvrira l'impact de l'industrie mobile sur des marchés divers LONDRES-Mardi 3 Octobre 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) - La GSMA a annoncé aujourd'hui de nouveaux conférenciers pour sa conférence "Mobile 360 Series – Middle East and North Africa" (MENA), qui se déroulera les 9 et 10 Octobre à Dubaï, aux Émirats Arabes Unis. Plus de 50 conférenciers, dont 15 CEO et 25 cadres dirigeants venants de 17 pays différents, sont confirmés pour cet événement. L'agenda pour l’édition de 2017 comprend des débats et des discussions de haut vol sur des sujets ayant un impact sur la région, entre autres seront traités les sujets de l'internet des objets, la cyber sécurité, l'intelligence artificielle, la 5G, les interventions en cas de catastrophes naturelles, la vidéo mobile sociale, le e-commerce et la transformation numérique. "Aujourd'hui, avec sa cinquième année, la conférence Mobile 360 – MENA est fermement ancrée dans la région comme un évé ... Read more »
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HARARE, Zimbabwe-Mardi 3 Octobre 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)—La AIDS Healthcare Foundation a illuminé le week-end dernier la ville de Harare Gold avec le lancement de son élégant et attrayant Préservatif ICON Gold. Le lancement qui a eu lieu dans l'une des institutions tertiaires a été assisté par plus de cinq cents étudiants et des représentants du Ministère de la Santé. Dans ses propos, Dr Enerst Chikwati, Directeur Régional du Programme dans l’AHF Zimbabwe, a expliqué l'essence de ce lancement. « Cela fait partie de la campagne de santé publique de l'AHF visant à encourager la prévention du VIH et les pratiques sexuelles plus sûres chez les jeunes et le grand public », a-t-il dit. « Les préservatifs seront distribués gratuitement et seront disponibles dans différents endroits à l’intérieur et à l’extérieur des institutions, afin d'encourager leur accessibilité », a-t-il ajouté. Avec la croissance continue de nouvelles infections par le VIH chez les jeunes, la nécessité ... Read more »
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SINGAPORE-Thursday, September 28th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Murex, a global leader in cross-asset trading, risk management and post-trade solutions, is pleased to announce that it has been voted Overall Number One technology provider in Asia Risk Magazine’s Technology Rankings for the fifth consecutive year. The Asia Risk Technology Ranking winners were announced following the results of Asia Risk’s annual survey of capital markets participants. Showcasing the industry’s preferred technology in risk management and derivatives trading, these prestigious awards represent a vendor’s ability to innovate, stay ahead of market demands and perform consistently in the APAC region. Placing first in a total of 18 categories, Murex’s MX.3 solution continues to showcase best practices across a number of business functions. In addition to being named Overall Number One Technology vendor, Murex topped two other categories and was voted Overall Winner for ‘Risk Management’ and Overall ... Read more »
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ISTANBUL-Monday, October 2nd 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Asseco SEE (ASEE), part of Asseco Group, 6th largest software vendor in Europe, announced today the deployment of its leasing software solution LeaseFlex at Bakheet Company, one of the most experienced suppliers in the field of concrete, road, earth, crane, light, and garage equipment industries in Saudi Arabia. The deployment included mainly end to end delivery of LeaseFlex with CRM integration, pricing & proposal management, credit evaluation and approval, contract management, management of collateral, purchasing management, management of payment plan, billing and collection, third party ınvoices, ınsurance management, treasury system, customer risk management, and current/general accounting modules. Khalid Alrifai, Bakheet Company’s CFO, said “Bakheet is a reliable and trusted name on the Saudi market and in order for us to become more successful there we needed a cutting-edge se ... Read more »
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How am I feeling? Ask my house KYOTO, Japan & OSAKA, Japan-Monday, October 2nd 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- In early 2016, researchers from Kyoto University's Center of Innovation and Panasonic Corporation developed a radar-based device that could instantaneously and accurately measure the body's vital signals -- and now they've made it even better. The sensor combined a radar with signal analysis algorithms to measure how the body moves as the heart beats. Body movements vary considerably, so the software filters isolate just the heart's minute motions. "Measuring respiration and heart rate -- without attaching cumbersome wires to the body -- will greatly benefit modern medicine and home healthcare," explains Toru Sato, lead researcher and Kyoto University professor of communications and computer engineering. "Moreover, it will reduce stress by not subjecting the individual to a feeling of being monitored." While the original technology showed promise, there was a majo ... Read more »
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Fifth Edition of Regional Industry Event to Cover Impact of Mobile Across Diverse Market DUBAI-Monday, October 2nd 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) - The GSMA today announced new speakers for its Mobile 360 Series – Middle East and North Africa (MENA) conference taking place on 9-10 October in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The two-day event has confirmed over 50 speakers, including 15 CEOs and 25 C-Level executives from 17 countries. The 2017 agenda includes cutting-edge insight and opinion on the key topics impacting the region, such as the Internet of Things, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, 5G, disaster response, social mobile video, e-commerce and digital transformation, amongst others. “Mobile 360 – MENA is now in its fifth year and is firmly established in the region as a must-attend event as evidenced by the number of high-profile speakers that have been confirmed for this year’s show,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA. “We look forward to welcomi ... Read more »
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Arabia CSR Network honours organisations with outstanding CSR and sustainability leadership & commitment Dubai, United Arab Emirates.-Sunday, October 1st 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] The list of winners of Arabia CSR Network’s 10th Arabia CSR Awards, the latest edition of the Arab region’s premier Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and sustainability accolade, were officially revealed during the recently concluded awarding ceremony held in Dubai. The event was attended by senior government officials, members of the Diplomatic Corps, representatives from various organisations and leading sustainability champions, His Excellency (H.E.) Sheikh Salem Bin Sultan Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, President, Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) Department of Civil Aviation was the guest of honour. Habiba Al Mar’ashi, President & CEO, Arabia CSR Network, congratulated all the winners for proving that CSR is an essential element of a successful business model in the region and across the world. Below is the complete list o ... Read more »
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Complimentary heart check-ups offered to women in collaboration with City Centre Clinic Sharjah, United Arab Emirates-Monday, October 2nd 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] Sharjah Holding PJSC, a partnership between Majid Al Futtaim - Properties and Sharjah Asset Management Holding, supported Majid Al Futtaim’s ‘Feel the Beat’ initiative by offering complimentary heart check-ups to women in Al Zahia, Sharjah’s premier mixed-use community. The initiative aims to raise awareness of cardiovascular disease in women and it is organised in collaboration with City Centre Clinics. An open day event was held at Al Jouri Trees Park, inviting all women and their children in the community. Women were offered free heart health tests and check-ups, and were able to check their blood pressure, blood sugar and Body Mass Index (BMI) to determine if they are at risk of heart diseases and if they would require a follow-up consultation for further analysis. Participants were also offered discounted packages for fur ... Read more »
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Alongside Keynote Programme, GSMA Announces New Exhibitors, Sponsors LONDON-Monday, October 2nd 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced that executives from Bharti Enterprises, BT Group, Ericsson, NTT DOCOMO, Red Hat, Telenor Group and Vodafone Group are among the first keynote speakers confirmed for the 2018 Mobile World Congress. The GSMA also announced further updates for the event, including new exhibitors, sponsors and programmes. Mobile World Congress will be held 26 February – 1 March 2018 at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, with events also taking place at Fira Montjuïc. “We are very excited to have these executives joining us at Mobile World Congress,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA. “Conference attendees will have the opportunity to hear the insights of some of the leading voices across the mobile industry, as well as perspectives from other organisations influencing the development of mobile. It’s already shaping up to be a great p ... Read more »
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