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ME Newswire Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, October 27th 2013 The new passenger terminal at Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC) opened its doors for business today following its official inauguration and the welcoming of the first commercial flight. A large delegation of local dignitaries and aviation officials toured the facility following the unveiling of a commemorative display and welcomed the arrival of the first commercial flight, Wizz Air flight W6 2497 arriving from Budapest, Hungary. Also present were aircraft from Gulf Air and Jazeera Airlines both of which will commence operations at DWC soon. “Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central will play a vital role in the future development of Dubai as a centre for trade, commerce, transport and logistics and tourism. I am impressed by the efficiency and convenience of this new terminal,” said HH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman of Dubai Ai ... Read more »
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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, October 25th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

In pursuance of its commitment to communicate with local and international partners in the various areas related to the development of police work, the Abu Dhabi Police took part in the annual European Foundation on Quality Management (EFQM) Forum, recently held in Austria’s capital Vienna.

This participation reflects the Abu Dhabi Police’s keenness to observe the best practices in the field of organizational excellence. It also comes in line with the police leadership’s instructions to acquaint the international community with the achievements of the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, and share both its experience and cultural role in maintaining security and stability.

Major General Mohammed bin Al Awadhi Al Menhali, Director General of Human Resources, Head of the Quality and Excellence team, lauded the Forum as the most prominent event in the field of excellence on the European level ... Read more »
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New Bottling Plant in Hebei Part of Planned US$4 Billion Investment in China Over Three Years

ME NewsWire / Business Wire

SHIJIAZHUANG, HEBEI, China - Saturday, October 26th 2013

Muhtar Kent, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Coca-Cola Company, today inaugurated Coca-Cola China’s 43rd plant in China and its first in Shijiazhuang, Hebei. The new plant represents a US$106 million (RMB 650 million) investment and is part of a greater three-year, US$4 billion current investment plan for 2012-2014 that underscores Coca-Cola’s continued confidence in and commitment to China.

"Coca-Cola’s investment in China is strategically important in achieving our 2020 Vision goals, and largely possible due to our partnerships with COFCO and our other bottling partners,” said Kent. "This new plant in Shijiazhuang will help Coca-Cola create a lasting positive impact in the community and contribute to a sustainable future for the people of Hebei.”

The 170,000-s ... Read more »
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LOS ANGELES - Saturday, October 26th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

    Cable operators expected to be most profitable media and entertainment sector with 41% profit margin
    Interactive media sector boasts highest EBITDA dollar growth rate of 22%
    Film and television sector lowers production costs by releasing less product, sees increasing revenue from digital streaming platforms, resulting in 11% annual compound growth

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For the first time in five years, the media and entertainment industry is expected to outperform the major stock market indices in 2013, according to Spotlight on Profitable Growth: Media and Entertainment, Vol. VI, a new report just released by EY. Overall revenue and EBITDA dollars have continued to climb steadily for media and entertainment companies while many other industries are continuing to struggle through a difficult economic period.

The report provides a performance compari ... Read more »
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PHILADELPHIA - Thursday, October 24th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Hay Group’s global database of employee opinions shows a drop in employees’ ratings of management efforts to get ideas from employees, employees’ respect for management capabilities, and feedback provided on performance

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- While one might expect to see engagement levels for employees in the tumultuous life sciences arena plunge in the last five or six years, focusing on where these drops have occurred can help guide organizations as they scramble to confront the biggest change in their industry in decades. According to data from Hay Group’s global employee opinion database, composed of input from over 6.7 million employees surveyed in over 400 organizations worldwide, many of the areas in decline in life sciences organizations are those key to implementing a major shift to a customer focus that shows value. And the lifeblood of this change will be innovation—not just scientifically, but across the ent ... Read more »
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Former Reckitt & Benckiser Director joins brand delivery giant to oversee international operations in continental Europe and Africa

ME NewsWire / Business Wire

CHICAGO & ZURICH. - Thursday, October 24th 2013

InnerWorkings, Inc. (NASDAQ: INWK), a leading global marketing supply chain company, today announced the appointment of Cendrine Montousse as General Manager for the continental EMEA region.

In her position, Montousse will supervise the operations of 16 InnerWorkings offices across continental Europe and Africa.

Stated Yves Rogivue, regional president of InnerWorkings EMEA and APAC: "Cendrine brings vast experience in international brand procurement to InnerWorkings and a track record for success. Under her leadership, InnerWorkings will continue to set the standard for brands looking to drive breakthrough experiences worldwide – while simultaneously managing complexities and costs across a global marketing supply chain.”

Prior to ... Read more »
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