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 Appoints Industry Veteran Amid Al-Shanteer to Lead Regional Office in Dubai Covering Middle East and North Africa


FREMONT, Calif. -Thursday, January 19th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Responding to growing business in the Middle East and North Africa, AlertEnterprise, the leading Silicon Valley based provider of Security Convergence software, has appointed Amid Al-Shanteer as Vice President of Sales for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) market effective January 16, 2017.

In a region dominated by critical industries such as Oil & Gas, Petro-Chemicals, Healthcare and Financial Services, security convergence provides the linkage to integrate both cyber and physical security to close essential security gaps and deliver critical infrastructure protection.

According to Jasvir Gill, Founder & CEO of AlertEnterprise, “Amid brings deep domain expertise and knowledge of the region, as well as relationships with ... Read more »

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 GSMA Announces Entries Open for 2017 Asia Mobile Awards;

Offers Details of Expanded Conference Programme

HONG KONG-Thursday, January 19th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today provided updates for the 2017 GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai to be held from Wednesday, 28 June through Saturday, 1 July 2017 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). Among new developments, the GSMA announced the launch of the 2017 Asia Mobile Awards and provided further details on the Mobile World Congress Shanghai conference programme, as well as additional companies participating in the exhibition.
"We are looking forward to hosting the second edition of our Asia Mobile Awards, with new categories and awards that recognise the companies, individuals, products and services at the forefront of innovation in our industry," said Michael O'Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA. "We're also excited to be expanding ... Read more »

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CORAL GABLES, Fla. -Thursday, January 19th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--AerSale®, a global supplier of aircraft, engines, and OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) used serviceable material, today announced the addition of Charles McDonald as Senior Vice President MRO Services. McDonald will head AerSale’s MRO facilities in Roswell, New Mexico, as well as the company’s recently acquired MRO facility in Goodyear, Arizona.

“Charlie offers a proven ability to transform complex issues into operational successes, implementing innovative solutions to achieve short and long-term business objectives,” said Iso Nezaj, Chief Technical Officer at AerSale. “We will rely on his expertise to manage our multi-faceted operations, deliver strong results, motivate our teams, and implement efficient processes that ensure safe and efficient performance while delivering quality customer service.”

McDonald brings over ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Thursday, January 19th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rockwood Capital, LLC (“Rockwood”), a private real estate investment firm, today announced that it has closed Rockwood Capital Real Estate Partners Fund X, L.P. (“Fund X”) with $1.1 billion in capital commitments, meeting the fund’s hard cap. The value-added fund will target office, residential, retail and hotel assets in urban and “suburban core” mixed-use environments in the United States.

With Fund X, Rockwood will endeavor to execute its time-tested strategy of balancing risk across the value-added spectrum with a focus on “speed-to-income.” In particular, Fund X will target growing and evolving neighborhoods, especially those driven by some combination of education, wealth and favorable population-based socioeconomic trends.

As of the final closing, Fund X is approximately 30 percent committed, having completed nine ... Read more »

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Beirut, Lebanon-Thursday, January 19th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

“Agrytech” is Lebanon’s Agri-Food Innovation Hub, a program jointly funded by the Embassy of Kingdom of Netherlands and Berytech. It was launched on January 19, 2017 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beirut, with speeches from Mr. Maroun N. Chammas, Chairman & CEO of Berytech, H.E. Mr. Han-Maurits Schaapveld a.i., ChargĂ© d’Affaires of the Embassy of the Netherlands and Mr. Raed Khoury, Minister of Economy & Trade.

The program aims to source the top startups with disruptive innovations in the Agri-Food sector and provide them with the adequate technical and business resources as well as community support.

Startups and SMEs with solutions across the Agri-Food value chain are encouraged to apply.

The pillars of the Agrytech program are:

    The Accelerator, which aims to advance innovative ideas in the Agri-Food sector into successful businesses ... Read more »

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