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MEMPHIS, Tenn.-Tuesday, April 17th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) today announced that Michael L. Ducker, President and CEO of its FedEx Freight subsidiary, will retire effective August 15, 2018. Ducker took the helm at FedEx Freight in 2014 after spending close to 40 years at FedEx Express. His successor will be named later.

“For more than 43 years, Mike Ducker has answered the call when FedEx asked him to lead in each new opportunity and role. Whether in Europe, Asia or the Americas, Mike has been a model of our People-Service-Profit philosophy. His leadership and strategic instinct have been integral in growing the global business we have today,” said Frederick W. Smith, FedEx Corp. chairman and chief executive officer. “There is no way to pinpoint his greatest accomplishment, but I can tell you it is hard to imagine FedEx without Mike Ducker, and that is the mark of a truly transformational leader.”

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Indispensable ad tech gives advertisers the peace of mind of investing in authentic digital advertising inventory

Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Sunday, April 22nd 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

Transparency has been a growing concern in digital advertising, with industry research revealing that ad fraud costs the global digital ecosystem about $6 billion per year. For many years, companies have looked at a range of possible solutions to combat this issue, but as they say, sometimes the simplest ideas are the best ones.

In June 2017, The IAB Technology Laboratory  - An independent, international, research and development consortium charged with producing and helping companies implement global industry technical standards and reducing friction associated with the digital advertising and marketing supply chain - announced a new means to eliminate the black market for digital advertising inventory. This tool would prevent the sale of counterfeit and unauthorized i ... Read more »

Views: 160 | Added by: africanewsline | Date: 04.22.2018 | Comments (0)

Steel Wood Industries revealed the Gusolid-PCS during Future Cities Show at DWTC.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday, April 17th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

Steel Wood Industries revealed an unexpected key solution in green building materials not just able to replace concrete as the core building material but can also be used to fully design building structures from the 100% recycled/SWIstainable wood manufactured in UAE under the name Gusolid-PCS (Precast-Steel Wood).

Until yesterday, the concept of creating 100% green & SWIstainable structures were merely a chapter of a science fiction movie. However, once Gusolid-PCS becomes widely used on a global scale, carbon dioxide emissions can be dropped to safety levels aiding in global climate change adjustments while possessing thousands of tons of negative overall carbon footprint per building.

Furthermore, the technical specifications & the physical properties of this new material returned all off the ... Read more »

Views: 196 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 04.22.2018 | Comments (0)

MILAN -Saturday, April 21st 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FII Tech Growth, a fund managed by Fondo Italiano d’Investimento SGR, announces today its second investment in SECO SpA, one of the European leaders in the embedded electronics market.

SECO, headquartered in Arezzo, Tuscany, with subsidiaries in the U.S.A., Germany and Taiwan, was founded in 1979 by entrepreneurs Daniele Conti and Luciano Secciani. The company designs and manufactures micro-computers and integrated systems for industrial applications. With more than 250 employees, SECO supports customers with a worldwide presence such as Cimbali, Esaote, Technogym and Vimar, and generated revenue in excess of Euro 50 million in 2017.

The ability to offer innovative solutions by using cutting-edge technologies has allowed SECO to grow steadily over time. The company developed a network of collaborations with universities and research centres La Sapienza, the National University of Singapor ... Read more »

Views: 178 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 04.22.2018

 11th Annual Forum Connects Students, Alumni, and Entrepreneurs


STANFORD, Calif. -Saturday, April 21st 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Africa Business Forum will return to Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) on Saturday, May 12, to bring together business executives, entrepreneurs, thought leaders, students, and faculty to discuss current challenges in one of the world’s fastest-growing economic regions, collaborate on potential solutions, and translate ideas into action.

The theme of this year’s Forum, organized by the GSB student-led Africa Business Club (ABC) and supported by Stanford Seed, the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies, is Connecting the Dots – Africa, the Market of the Present and the Future. The Forum will highlight the innovative new trends of global business that are emerging in Africa as a continent ripe with high-potential opportunities and growth.

The 201 ... Read more »

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