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Workshop details criteria and requirements of acclaimed CSR award  Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, April 10th 2017 [ar] [fr]

In a half day workshop held today in the Millennium Plaza Hotel in Dubai, the organisers, jury and applicants of the Arabia CSR Awards met to discuss the key points of the award. The Arabia CSR Awards is a globally known CSR and Sustainability award that has been launched from the Region by...

Ferring Announces Exclusive Agreement with Alrise Biosystems for the Development of an Injectable, Controlled-Release... SAINT-PREX, Switzerland -Monday, April 10th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Alrise Biosystems announced today that the companies have entered into a development agreement with exclusive option rights for Ferring to leverage Alrise’s ImSus® Technology Platform for the development of an injectable, controlled-release...

SIAE MICROELETTRONICA Awarded LTE Backhaul Network in Countries across Africa MILAN -Monday, April 10th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SIAE MICROELETTRONICA to deploy state of the art wireless transport networks in several Opcos for a Pan African mobile operator. The new backhauling networks will launch or extend LTE services in the respective countries unifying the operator mobile offering across the...

Julphar Announces Full Year 2016 Financial Results Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, April 9th 2017 [ar]

Julphar Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries, the largest generic pharmaceutical manufacturer in Middle East and North Africa (MENA), announced it has closed the year 2016 with sales of AED 1.45 billion. Despite the challenging and rapidly changing market environment, Julphar continued to perform...

GSMA Provides New Details for Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2017 HONG KONG -Friday, April 7th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today offered new details for the 2017 GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai, which will be held 28 June – 1 July 2017 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). The GSMA provided several updates, including the first confirmed keynote speakers, the...

Visa Checkout Reaches Milestone of 20 Million Enrolled Consumers SAN FRANCISCO -Friday, April 7th 2017 [ar]

Samsung Pay agrees to integrate with Visa Checkout’s Open Platform (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), today announced that Visa Checkout, the easier way to use a Visa card online, is sustaining tremendous growth, reaching more than 20 million enrolled accounts. Visa Checkout enables...

Shanhai Capital Completes Acquisition of Analogix Semiconductor SANTA CLARA, Calif. & BEIJING -Friday, April 7th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. and Beijing Shanhai Capital Management Co, Ltd. (Shanhai Capital), today jointly announced the completion of the approximately $500 million acquisition of Analogix Semiconductor. China Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund Co., Ltd. (China IC...

Ferring Highlights Progress on Social and Environmental Goals in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Review 2015-2016 ... SAINT-PREX, Switzerland -Thursday, April 6th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ferring Pharmaceuticals releases its second Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) review, highlighting progress on social and environmental goals in 2015 and 2016 across four key pillars for focus and activity: People, Business Ethics, Environment and Community. "We have...

Mediaspectrum Selected By Propel Marketing to Power Workflow and Order Management MIAMI BEACH, Fla. -Thursday, April 6th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mediaspectrum, Inc.® is pleased to announce the selection of the Mediaspectrum platform by Propel Marketing. Headquartered in Quincy, MA, Propel Marketing was named “Best Digital Agency of 2017” by Local Media Association. Mediaspectrum’s cloud-based platform is...

CMMI® Institute Reports Fifth Consecutive Year of Record Growth PITTSBURGH -Thursday, April 6th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CMMI® Institute announced today that 2,237 organizations earned a Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) appraisal rating in 2016, a 16 percent global increase in the number of completed appraisals. Business leaders who conduct a CMMI appraisal can determine what...

Arabia CSR Network to conduct training on CSR Strategy and Leadership Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, April 6th 2017 [ar]

It is always a challenge to develop the right kind of CSR and sustainability strategy that is geared to bring benefits to both the business and to society. Organisations that have worked out the formula to create high impact sustainability strategies are able to use their business to promote...

Acelity Names R. Andrew Eckert President and Chief Executive Officer SAN ANTONIO -Thursday, April 6th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Acelity L.P. Inc., a leading global advanced wound care company, today announced that it has named R. Andrew Eckert as President and Chief Executive Officer. Eckert succeeds Joseph Woody, who is leaving Acelity following the successful divestiture of the company’s LifeCell...

IMA Publishes New Accounting Textbook to Prepare Aspiring Accountants for the Workforce  Montvale, N.J. -Thursday, April 6th 2017 [ar]

To address the longstanding talent gap in management accounting and finance, IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) published its first-ever textbook, “Management Accounting: An Integrative Approach.” Authored by C.J. McNair-Connolly, Ph.D., and Kenneth A. Merchant, Ph.D., the book...

Becker Professional Education Expands and Enhances United States Medical Licensing Examination® (USMLE®)... DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -Thursday, April 6th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Becker Professional Education, a global leader in professional education and part of DeVry Education Group, announced major new initiatives underway to enhance the USMLE preparation course. By adding a new distinguished faculty member, creating a visa program for international...

Boehringer Ingelheim: A New World Leader in Animal Health INGELHEIM, Germany -Wednesday, April 5th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Three months after acquiring animal health leader Merial in a strategic transaction with Sanofi, Boehringer Ingelheim revealed its ambition to compete for industry leadership worldwide in animal health. Boehringer Ingelheim management discussed the importance of its animal...

Takeda Completes Enrollment of More Than 20,000 Children and Adolescents in Global Phase 3 Trial of Dengue Vaccine... OSAKA, Japan -Wednesday, April 5th 2017

Tetravalent Immunization against Dengue Efficacy Study (TIDES) trial evaluates the efficacy of two doses of vaccine candidate TAK-003, administered three months apart, to protect against all four strains of dengue virus, regardless of previous dengue exposure Study includes children and...

Arthur D. Little predicts telecom operators will reconfigure their operations to pursue new digital opportunities LONDON -Wednesday, April 5th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In its latest report on the telecommunications industry, Arthur D. Little (ADL) examines the major choices that operators face as digitalization continues to impact their businesses. Based on extensive original research and interviews with more than 100 industry executives from...

Patient Safety Movement Foundation Announces 3rd Annual Patient Safety Innovation Awards IRVINE, Calif. -Tuesday, April 4th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) announces the 3rd Annual Patient Safety Innovation Awards will open on April 3, 2017 at 12:00 PM PDT. The competition encourages entrepreneurs and patient safety advocates to submit innovative products and processes that will...

Huawei Selects OT’s eSIM To Connect HUAWEI WATCH 2  COLOMBES, France -Tuesday, April 4th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, today announces that Huawei has chosen OT for the worldwide deployment of OT’s DakOTa v4.0, the first eSIM (embedded SIM) compliant with GSMA Phase II standards in...

Ascend Performance Materials Names Phil McDivitt CEO HOUSTON -Tuesday, April 4th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ascend Performance Materials announced today that company president and chief operating officer Phil McDivitt has assumed the title of president, chief executive officer and member of the board of directors. Ascend’s former CEO Frederic M. (Fred) Poses will retire and step...