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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates-Thursday, May 25th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

During the meeting held on May 18th 2017, Julphar Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries’ Board of Directors released the company’s quarterly results and business achievements for the first three months of the year.

The Board discussed the situation in Middle East and North Africa (MENA), impacted by the environment in the Iraqi, Egyptian and Libyan markets, with the company achieving sales amounting to AED 369.3 million with a net profit of AED 44.1 million in Quarter 1.

During the meeting, the development of Julphar’s Vision 2020 was also reviewed. Vision 2020 is the new Julphar’s strategic roadmap, which includes key objectives to stay at the top of the regional market. By 2020, the Emirati company aims to reach more than AED 2 billion sales and rank among the top 3 pharmaceutical companies in the UAE and in Saudi Arabia.

“Despite challenging market c ... Read more »

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Company Taps Top Talent to Lead Aveda, Bobbi Brown, La Mer and Bumble and bumble

 
NEW YORK-Thursday, May 25th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) announced global leadership updates for the following brands: Aveda, Bobbi Brown, La Mer and Bumble and bumble. These brands are part of the portfolio led by Jane Hertzmark Hudis, Group President. The following changes are effective July 1, 2017:

Dominique Conseil, Global Brand President, Aveda, has announced plans to retire. Succeeding Mr. Conseil is Barbara De Laere, who has been appointed Senior Vice President, Global General Manager, Aveda. Ms. De Laere will report to Jane Hertzmark Hudis, and she will join the Executive Leadership Team.
    
Peter Lichtenthal, Global Brand President, Bobbi Brown and Bumble and bumble, has announced plans to retire in January 2018. In addition to ensuring a smooth transition of his brands, ... Read more »

Views: 60 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.25.2017

 

EDINBURGH, Scotland-Tuesday, May 23rd 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global ATM software company KAL is delighted to announce the availability of new versions of its industry-leading ATM software with Cloud support. The new software allows backwards compatibility as well as Cloud support so that KAL’s customers can run the software in a private Cloud within the bank or even on public Cloud infrastructure such as Microsoft Azure if they wish to do so.

As the business of retail banking is being transformed, KAL ATM software is rapidly innovating to meet today’s challenges and be prepared for the next wave of technology. The current generation of ATM software is designed to run within the ATM much like running Microsoft Office on a Windows-based PC. As the software industry has evolved to include more Cloud-based offerings, banks are looking to leverage the advancements made to support those software models and build their next generat ... Read more »

Views: 54 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.25.2017

 Cambridge Innovation Capital provides a solution to the ‘scale-up chasm’ for start-up companies

 


CAMBRIDGE, England-Wednesday, May 24th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cambridge Innovation Capital (CIC), a Cambridge-based investor in technology and healthcare companies, announces that its CEO, Victor Christou, will be presenting at the Global University Venturing: Fusion event in London this evening.

Christou will address the current issues in venture funding, including the substantial gap between seed and scale-up. A recent study of over 1,000 UK science and technology businesses suggests that less than 10% of start-ups cross the chasm to scale-up stage. If more sources of scale-up funding are established in the UK, over time fewer early-stage UK businesses should be pressured to sell earlier than they would do in an ideal scenario.

A comparison across clusters in the UK shows that the ‘Golden Trian ... Read more »

Views: 47 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.25.2017

SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday, May 24th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Andersen Tax is proud to announce its debut in Poland this week as the Polish member firm of Andersen Global, Taxperience, officially transitions its name to Andersen Tax. Including the location in Warsaw, Andersen Tax has a presence in more than 63 locations globally through the member firms and collaborating firms of Andersen Global.

“We are excited to continue to be the benchmark for quality and extend the international tax support to our clients,” said Andersen Tax Partner Matthew O'Shaughnessy. “Our adoption of the Andersen name is representative of our integration with the global organization and our ability to provide seamless service in locations around the globe.”

Aleksandra Kalinowska, Andersen Tax Partner in Poland added, “As an Arthur Andersen alumna, best-in-class service was introduced to me early in my career and continues to be our stand ... Read more »

Views: 44 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.25.2017 | Comments (0)

88% of executives surveyed in the Gulf region experienced a fraud incident in the past year compared to 62% in 2015, according to the Kroll Annual Global Fraud and Risk Report – the highest increase of any region

90% of executives reported at least one cyber incident and 82% reported security incidents

Current and former employees were the most common perpetrators

DUBAI-Thursday, May 25th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fraud, cyber, and security incidents are now the “new normal” for Gulf companies, according to the executives surveyed for the 2016/17 Kroll Annual Global Fraud and Risk Report1. The proportion of executives that reported their companies fell victim to fraud in the past year rose significantly to 88%, from 62% in 2015, highlighting the escalating threat to corporate reputation and regulatory compliance. The Gulf region saw the highest rise in fraud incidents of any region across the world.

Cyber inciden ... Read more »

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 New ABB Canada headquarters opens in Montreal; wins three key digital orders from major Canadian customers

ZURICH -Wednesday, May 24th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ABB today officially inaugurated its new $90 million state-of-the-art Canadian headquarters and Customer Innovation Center, which will serve 700 employees who were previously spread across six locations in Greater Montreal. Campus Montreal houses research and development, manufacturing, assembly and testing for ABB's energy value chain.

“The new headquarters reaffirms ABB’s commitment to Canada as a growth market and an important customer base,” said ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer. “It strengthens our capacity to provide our leading offering to our customers and support them with the digital transformation of their operations. We are in the midst of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, and this site has been designed to enable our workforce to unlock value for C ... Read more »

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 Partners with New York Daily News as Launching Partner for “Taboola Feed”

 

NEW YORK-Wednesday, May 24th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Taboola, the leading content discovery platform, today launched the Taboola Feed - a continuous-scrolling feed that is a completely new content discovery experience for advertisers and publishers. Users will now be able to scroll infinitely after reading an article to discover various information including content, in-feed videos, products, app downloads, and more. Taboola also announced New York Daily News as the first publisher partner to test and implement Taboola Feed on its mobile and desktop pages.

Taboola, which currently reaches 1 billion users a month globally, launched this technology to address content consumption habits derived from social media. Taboola Feed provides meaningful value to consumers who are already adapted to a similar experience on social networks, where they ... Read more »

Views: 46 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.25.2017

 ● Separate subgroup analysis demonstrates long-term efficacy of OFEV® in slowing disease progression is maintained for up to 96 weeks in patients who require dose adjustments to manage adverse events2

● An additional pooled analysis where the majority of patients (90%) had high cardiovascular (CV) risk showed the incidence of major adverse CV events was low and comparable between OFEV® and placebo-treated patients3

INGELHEIM, Germany-Wednesday, May 24th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced the presentation of new analyses on the use of OFEV® (nintedanib) in treating idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) at the 2017 American Thoracic Society (ATS) conference. Abstracts presented at the conference support the established efficacy and safety data for OFEV®, and offer further insights into its effect on lung function in IPF patients.

Pooled data from the two Phase III INPULSIS® trials showed t ... Read more »

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Hosted payload for NASA successfully integrated with spacecraft built for SES

LUXEMBOURG-Tuesday, May 23rd 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) today announced the successful integration of NASA’s Global-Scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD) hosted payload with SES-14.

GOLD will employ an ultraviolet imaging spectrograph to measure densities and temperatures in the Earth’s thermosphere and ionosphere in response to Sun-Earth interaction. It is aimed at revolutionizing scientists’ understanding of this part of the space environment and its impacts on low Earth orbit satellite drag (a force acting opposite to the direction of motion, slowing the satellite), and ionospheric disruptions of communication and navigation transmissions. GOLD will take unprecedented images of the temperature and composition changes over a hemisphere.

GOLD is a result of collaboration among several world-leading ... Read more »

Views: 46 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.25.2017

INGELHEIM, Germany-Tuesday, May 23rd 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

    Adding tiotropium Respimat® improved lung function and asthma symptom control in children and adolescents,* regardless of their type of allergic asthma, compared to placebo1,2
    The addition of tiotropium Respimat® improved airflow obstruction in adults with symptomatic asthma, independent of body mass index (BMI) compared to placebo3
    In all analyses, people experiencing uncontrolled asthma symptoms saw improvements in their breathing by adding tiotropium Respimat® to an ICS or combination ICS/LABA1,2,3

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced new analyses that provide further evidence that adding tiotropium Respimat® (Spiriva® Respimat®) improved breathing across diverse patient populations who experience uncontrolled asthma symptoms despite the use of another daily maintenance therapy in the Phase III cl ... Read more »

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