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Bert Nappier to Succeed Binks June 1, 2018

MEMPHIS, Tenn.-Saturday, January 27th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- FedEx Corporation (NYSE: FDX) today announced that David Binks, FedEx Express Europe president and CEO of TNT, will retire in June.

Bert Nappier, currently FedEx Express senior vice president of finance - international, will succeed Binks in the role effective June 1, 2018.

Binks, who started with FedEx in 1983 as part of an acquisition in the UK, rose through the ranks, leading FedEx Express teams in Europe, the Middle East and Canada. Most recently, he was instrumental in the completion of the company’s acquisition of TNT.

Nappier joined FedEx in 2005 and has served in a variety of leadership roles. In addition to leading the international finance organization, he serves as co-chair of the FedEx Integration Leadership Council, where he plays a key role leading our TNT integration efforts around the world.

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HOUSTON-Saturday, January 27th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

    Fourth-quarter revenue of $8.2 billion increased 3% sequentially
    Fourth-quarter pretax operating income of $1.2 billion increased 9% sequentially
    Fourth-quarter GAAP loss per share, including charges of $2.11 per share, was $1.63
    Fourth-quarter EPS, excluding charges, was $0.48
    Full-year and fourth-quarter cash flow from operations were $5.7 billion and $2.3 billion, respectively

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) today reported results for full-year 2017 and the fourth quarter of 2017.

Full-Year Results
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Global survey combines data and opinions from more than 500 industry decision-makers to identify today’s infrastructure challenges and the opportunities ahead

• Infrastructure will continue to play an important economic role, but is undervalued outside the industry: 82 percent of global respondents say that adequate investment in infrastructure projects is crucial to national prosperity.

• Industry professionals are highly engaged, but they are also frustrated: 67 percent of respondents feel that the industry is not evolving fast enough to meet society’s changing needs.

• Infrastructure funding shortages are hampering progress: 39 percent cite lack of public funding as one of the key reasons why civil infrastructure is failing to keep pace with society’s needs.


LOS ANGELES-Tuesday, January 23rd 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- AECOM (NYSE:ACM), a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm ... Read more »

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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates-Saturday, January 27th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has signed a cooperation agreement with Wayne State University (WSU) of Detroit, Michigan of the United States, establishing the U.S.-based university into its latest international partner.

The agreement, which was initiated by AURAK’s School of Engineering and the School of Engineering, is centered on a Transfer Student Program in which students can earn college degrees from AURAK and WSU simultaneously.

The Transfer Student program is divided into two phases. In the first phase AURAK students must complete three years of a four-year, pre-approved engineering program with a 3.0 grade point average and/or be in the top quartile during their first three years of studies as well as meet the language proficiency level required by WSU. These students will be allowed to transfer to WSU for phase two to fulfill two years of a pre-a ... Read more »

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Campaign Led by Kim Kardashian West, Khloé Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner

 

NEW YORK-Tuesday, January 23rd 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Calvin Klein, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of PVH Corp. [NYSE:PVH], today announced its new CALVIN KLEIN UNDERWEAR and CALVIN KLEIN JEANS global multi-media advertising campaign. The campaign represents the latest iteration of the evolution in the CALVIN KLEIN brand’s globally recognized #MYCALVINS call to action: Our Family. #MYCALVINS.

Shot by photographer Willy Vanderperre, the latest chapter of this new campaign features sisters Kim Kardashian West, Khloé Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner. The siblings are featured wearing styles of CALVIN KLEIN UNDERWEAR that are available in stores and online now, including CALVIN KLEIN Modern Cotton and the new CALVIN KLEIN Body range. In addition, certain members of the family are featured ... Read more »

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NEUCHATEL, Switzerland-Tuesday, January 23rd 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the findings of an abstract presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Technology in Anesthesia (STA) in Miami, Florida. In the study, researchers at the UC Davis School of Medicine evaluated the potential clinical utility of Masimo Oxygen Reserve Index™ (ORi™) as an early warning of impending arterial hemoglobin desaturation in obese patients.1 This is the first published research investigating the utility of ORi in this particular population group.

ORi is a relative indicator of a patient’s oxygen reserve in the moderate hyperoxic region (partial pressure of oxygen in arterial blood [PaO2] in the range of 100 to 200 mmHg). As an “index” parameter with a unit-less scale between 0 and 1, ORi can be trended and has optional alarms to notify clinicians of changes in a patient’s oxygen reserve.

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