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TOKYO-Wednesday, June 7th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The IOC-UNESCO hosted its “Ocean’s 8 Champions” awards ceremony on June 6 during the Ocean Conference held at the UN Headquarters in NY, to recognize organizations’ and individuals’ outstanding contributions in the field of ocean science. The eight recipients included The Nippon Foundation Chairman Yohei Sasakawa. In his acceptance speech, Sasakawa announced plans for “Seabed 2030,” a joint project of The Nippon Foundation and the General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO) Guiding Committee to produce a complete map of the world’s ocean floor by 2030.
The sea floor accounts for roughly two-thirds of the earth’s surface, yet we know only about 15% of its topography. The sea floor topography is termed the earth’s last frontier, and is said to include more unchartered territory than on either the Moon or on Mars. The need for mapping this frontie ... Read more »

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SAINT-PREX, Switzerland -Thursday, June 1st 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ferring Pharmaceuticals announced today that Aaron Graff has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer and made a member of the Ferring Group Executive Board, effective immediately.

Aaron Graff joined Ferring in 2002 as Vice President Global Marketing, Business Development, and Medical Affairs, based in Copenhagen, Denmark. After leading the acquisition and integration of Israeli biopharmaceutical company BTG in 2005, he relocated his team to the newly established Ferring International Center in Saint-Prex, Switzerland, where he was promoted to Senior Vice President, Asia Region and Global Marketing. Since 2010, Graff has led Ferring’s U.S. operations from its U.S headquarters in New Jersey, first as Chief Operating Officer and since 2016 as Chief Executive Officer.

“Under Aaron’s leadership in the United States, our U.S. business gr ... Read more »

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“Experience Halls” at SNIEC Showcase Mobile Across Sports, Lifestyle, Entertainment and Learning; MWC Shanghai Exhibition Open to Consumers through Saturday, 1 July

SHANGHAI-Tuesday, June 6th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visitors seeking the latest and greatest in mobile technology will get the opportunity to try out the newest devices, gadgets and experiences at the upcoming GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai, taking place at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). This year, to make it even more convenient for citizens from Shanghai and the surrounding area to visit, Mobile World Congress Shanghai has been extended from three to four days. The event will now be open to consumers, including families and children aged six years and older, from Wednesday, 28 June through Saturday, 1 July.
The Mobile World Congress Shanghai “Experience Halls” will cover Halls E1 and E2 at the SNIEC, showcasing mobile devices, immersive ... Read more »

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