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Nobel Peace Prize Winner Prof. Yunus Praises Ajinomoto for Its Sustainable Social Business TOKYO -Thursday, March 9th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Takaaki Nishii, CEO of Ajinomoto Co., Inc. (Ajinomoto)(TOKYO:2802) met with Prof. Yunus, a Nobel Peace Prize winner in 2006 and a founder of Grameen Bank, and discussed about Ajinomoto’s nutrition improvement project in Ghana since 2009, representing a sublimation of...

Emirates Hospitals Group Partners With DHA to Provide Restorative Neurorehabilitation for UAE Patients at Its Slovakia... Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, March 9th 2017 [ar]  

Emirates Hospitals Group, a leading healthcare services provider in the UAE, has signed an agreement with the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) to help adult and paediatric patients with neurological disorders avail advanced restorative therapy at ADELI Medical Centre, an international clinic for...

Russell Reynolds Associates and Hogan Assessments Help Organizations Predict C-suite Success with Leadership Span NEW YORK -Thursday, March 9th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Business complexity and volatility now and in the future are dramatically changing the leadership qualities required in the C-suite. In response to this, Russell Reynolds Associates and Hogan Assessments today introduced Leadership Span™, a scientific, evidence-based approach...

Hilton Surpasses 100,000 Open Hotel Rooms in EMEA BERLIN & MCLEAN, Va. -Wednesday, March 8th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ahead of this year’s International Hotel Investment Forum in Berlin, Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has announced that it has passed the milestone of 100,000 rooms trading across its Europe, Middle East & Africa portfolio. The news comes in a period of unprecedented global...

ISACA Survey Identifies Five Biggest Barriers Faced by Women in Tech ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. -Wednesday, March 8th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wage inequality compared to male colleagues, workplace gender bias and a shortage of female role models are among the main barriers faced by women working in the technology field, according to a new survey by global technology association ISACA. Detailed in today’s release...

Tupperware Brands Wants Companies to Invest in Building a Confident Workforce ORLANDO, Fla. -Wednesday, March 8th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- “The confidence cycle is the three-part, cyclical relationship between confidence and success.” The much sought-after road to success isn’t without its bumps, but those setbacks may be a company’s biggest opportunity to inspire confidence in its workforce, says a new...

Bacardi Limited Announces Leadership Succession Plan HAMILTON, Bermuda -Wednesday, March 8th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Family-owned Bacardi Limited, the world’s largest privately held spirits company, today announced that Mahesh Madhavan, a 20-year Bacardi veteran who is currently a member of the Company’s Global Leadership Team and Regional President of Asia, Middle East & Africa, will...

Grundfos and Areej Trading Est. W.L.L. Celebrate 30 Years of Successful Partnership Manama, Bahrain -Wednesday, March 8th 2017 [ar]  

In 1986, Grundfos Pumps and Areej Trading Est. joined hands to fulfill the water needs of the Kingdom of Bahrain. Thirty years later, the success story of the two leading companies is still going strong, helping Bahrain conserve its water resources as efficiently as possible, with a wide range...

TA Associates Announces Minority Investment in Interswitch LONDON & BOSTON & LAGOS, Nigeria -Wednesday, March 8th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, today announced it has acquired a minority equity interest in Interswitch, an Africa-focused integrated digital payments and commerce company. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Helios Investment...

Erin Energy Announces Execution of a Drilling Rig Contract HOUSTON -Wednesday, March 8th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Erin Energy Corporation (Erin Energy or the Company) (NYSE MKT:ERN) (JSE:ERN) announced today the execution of a drilling services contract with Pacific Drilling for use of the Pacific Bora drilling rig. Erin Energy plans to use this rig to drill the Oyo-9 well (Oyo-9) on...

Select Group Launches Sale of Jumeirah Living Marina Gate Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, March 7th 2017 [ar]  

Select Group, one of the region’s largest private real estate developers, has launched the sales of Jumeirah Living Marina Gate. Select Group signed an agreement with Jumeirah Group, a global hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, in January 2016, to manage 508 units within Marina...

Dubai Opens Registration for Hamdan Bin Mohammed Award for Innovation in Project Management Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, March 7th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Director General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Award for Innovation in Project Management, has announced the opening of registration for the...

Cozmo Travel launches B2B trade portal for travel industry operators in the UAE Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, March 7th 2017 [ar]  

Cozmo Travel, a member of the Air Arabia Group and a leading travel management company in the region, has announced the launch of B2B trade portal www.travtrolley.com for local travel and tourism industry operators in the UAE. Cozmo Travel also has tied-up with Taiwan Tourism Board to launch a...

SES and SPI/FILMBOX Sign Capacity Deal to Distribute HD Channels in Latin America LUXEMBOURG -Tuesday, March 7th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), the world-leading satellite operator, announced today that it has signed a multi-year capacity agreement with SPI International/FILMBOX Channels Group, a global media company that operates more than 30 TV channels, to support the...

New Study by Morinaga Milk, Using Cutting Edge Technology, Confirms Age-Related Changes in Human Gut Microbiota TOKYO -Sunday, March 5th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:2264), a leading dairy product company in Japan, today announced the results of a new study that show how gut microbiota composition in a healthy human population changes with age. The study, which utilized new technology for sequencing...

NFS and Telecel Global Merger Boosts Telecel Operations BARCELONA, Spain -Saturday, March 4th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

At the Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2017, NFS, holding company of Telecel mobile operations, announced its merger with Telecel Global (formerly Exxon Telecom), the leading global international Carrier. The merger will yield operating cost savings for Telecel operations subsidiaries of NFS,...

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Unveils Two New Facilities in Nigeria ABUJA, Nigeria -Friday, March 3rd 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has officially unveiled two newly constructed facilities in Nigeria in partnership with the Benue State Ministry of Health and Benue State AIDS Control Agency (BENSACA). The AHF is the largest non-profit HIV/AIDS organization in the...

NFS strives for a stock exchange listing via a merger with German listed Company HPI AG BARCELONA, Spain -Friday, March 3rd 2017 [ar] [fr]  

At the Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2017, NFS, the holding company of Telecel and Telecel Global, announced its strategic plan for entering the capital markets via a merger with German listed company HPI AG and its intention to invest more than 100 million Euros in the Telecom sector in...

Luxembourg and ispace, a Tokyo-Based Lunar Robotic Exploration Company, Sign MoU to Co-Operate within the... LUXEMBOURG -Friday, March 3rd 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Luxembourg Government and the Tokyo-based space robotics company ispace Inc. announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the context of the SpaceResources.lu initiative with focus on developing miniaturized technology to discover, map, and...

Forward Lukas Podolski to Transfer to Vissel Kobe from Turkish Club Galatasaray S.K.  KOBE, Japan -Friday, March 3rd 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- An agreement has been reached that will see forward Lukas Podolski transfer to Vissel Kobe of the Rakuten Group from Turkish football club Galatasaray S.K. Lukas Podolski Full name:   Lukas Josef Podolski...