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HONG KONG-Thursday 12 December 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GSMA today announced the first details of MWC Shanghai 2020, including participating companies, as well as a wide range of programmes and activities taking place at the annual mobile industry event. MWC Shanghai 2020 will be held from Tuesday to Thursday, 30 June to 2 July 2020 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC), with events also at the Kerry Hotel Pudong and Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel. The GSMA expects more than 75,000 professionals from across the mobile ecosystem and vertical industry sectors will attend the event.

“We are excited to be returning to China next year, one of the world’s pioneering 5G markets, for another packed MWC Shanghai,” said John Hoffman, CEO, GSMA Ltd. “This year the theme of the event is ‘Limitless Intelligent Connectivity’. We will explore how 5G, ... Read more »

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BOSTON-Thursday 12 December 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Michael Watkins, leadership transitions expert and best-selling author of the classic onboarding reference The First 90 Days, was named one of the world’s most influential business thinkers by Thinkers50. Among those also included in the prestigious rankings were W. Chan Kim, Renée Mauborgne, Roger Martin, Amy Edmondson, and Daniel Pink.

Thinkers50 identifies and ranks the top 50 management thinkers globally and announces them at their biannual Awards Gala, dubbed “the Oscars of Management Thinking” by the Financial Times. This year’s Thinkers50 rankings are the most diverse yet, with 19 women in the top 50, and 14 nationalities represented overall.

On receiving the news that he made the list Watkins said, “It is very gratifying to be included in the Thinkers50 rankings. To have the ideas to which I have devoted my career endorsed in this way is an honor. It also h ... Read more »

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Thursday 12 December 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Frost & Sullivan concluded its fifth edition of 2019 Middle East Best Practices Awards Banquet, on 11th December at Atlantis - The Palm in Dubai. The Awards programme served as a platform to recognise companies driven by visionary growth, innovation, and leadership that will catalyse and transform industries in the near future.

Frost & Sullivan's Best Practices Awards is a Global Programme recognising companies across regional markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and strategic product development. Basis regular market tracking and assessment, Frost & Sullivan analysts compare market participant performance on various parameters through in-depth analysis to identify best practices.

“In a climate marked by widespread disruption, a clutch of companies across the M ... Read more »

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NAIROBI, Kenya-Thursday 12 December 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Beyontec, a leading global insurance technology solution provider announced the successful implementation of its core solution, the Beyontec Suite at Zamara.

Headquartered in Nairobi, Zamara is the largest pension fund administrator in Kenya controlling one third of the Kenyan pension fund market. The company provides financial and insurance solutions that inevitably result in financial freedom for individuals and businesses across Africa.

To manage its growth across multiple lines of business seamlessly, it was critical for Zamara to integrate the workflow across General, Life and Medical lines. Zamara selected Beyontec Suite to streamline the entire broking business process and initiate the transformation towards a connected digital enterprise. With this change they are now able to reduce operational redundancy and inaccuracy, and introduce automation to become more efficient and mar ... Read more »

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TOKYO-Thursday 12 December 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Solasia Pharma K.K. (TSE: 4597, Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan, President & CEO: Yoshihiro Arai, hereinafter “Solasia”) announced today that it has entered into an exclusive license agreement with Maruho Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Osaka, Japan, President & CEO: Koichi Takagi, hereinafter “Maruho”) for commercialization of Solasia’s product SP-04 (PledOx®, hereinafter “product”), a therapeutic agent for chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy (currently undergoing Phase III clinical trials; active ingredient name: calmangafodipir) in Japan.

Under the license agreement, Maruho will commercialize the product exclusively in Japan after Solasia completes development of the product. Based on the license agreement, Solasia will supply the product exclusively to Maruho, and Maruho will pay Solasia an upfront payment of 1.0 billion yen and milestone payments bas ... Read more »

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HOUSTON-Thursday 12 December 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]


(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) announced today that Simon Ayat, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will step down from this position effective January 22, 2020. Mr. Ayat, who joined the Company in 1982, will remain with Schlumberger as Senior Strategic Advisor to the Company’s Chief Executive Officer for a period of two years.

Schlumberger CEO Olivier Le Peuch commented, "On behalf of ... Read more »

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HDF signs a technology transfer agreement with Ballard Power Systems and launches it’s plant. It will manufacture the most strategic brick of the future’s major hydrogen power generation infrastructures.

PARIS-Thursday 12 December 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hydrogène de France (HDF) becomes a French industrial company by launching its high-powered fuel cell production plant in Bordeaux. This plant, with an annual production capacity of 50 MW, will be the first in the world to mass produce high-powered PACs (greater than 1 MW) using PEM (Proton Exchange Membrane) technology. The industrialization and standardization of these systems reduces their cost and improves significantly their reliability and maintenance.

This plant will produce under the brand name "HDF Industry". It will integrate the Fuel Cell stacks of Canadian company Ballard, which today has the most widely deployed technology in the world. This exclusive worldwide ... Read more »

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TOKYO & REDMOND, Wash.-Thursday 12 December 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]


(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NTT Corporation (NTT) and Microsoft Corp. today announced a multi-year strategic alliance aimed at delivering secure and reliable solutions that help enterprise customers accelerate their digital transformations. The alliance will bring together NTT’s best-in-class ICT infrastructure, managed services and cybersecurity expertise, with Microsoft’s trusted cloud platform and AI technologies. Key initiatives of the alliance include the creation of a Global Digital Fabric, development of digital enterprise solutions bu ... Read more »

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New Report Calculates that Mobile Enabled 2,135 Million Tonnes CO2e Reductions in 2018

MADRID-Thursday 12 December 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The use of mobile technology enabled a global reduction in Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions of around 2,135 million tonnes CO2e last year, according to a new study commissioned by the GSMA – a quantity approximate to the total emissions emitted yearly by Russia1. The emissions savings were almost ten times greater than the global carbon footprint of the mobile industry itself2.

The new GSMA report, produced in collaboration with the Carbon Trust, an independent sustainability specialist, is being presented at the 2019 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP25) held in Madrid this month. It found that the majority of avoided emissions made possible by mobile technologies were the result of significant reductions in energy and fuel consumption. In 2018, mobile technologies such as Machine-to-Machine ... Read more »

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