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SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday 18 December 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global signed a Collaboration Agreement with premier tax practice, FCA in Niamey, marking the organization’s debut in Niger and further exhibiting its commitment to building an exemplary practice in Africa.

The firm was originally founded as Boisson and Cesar in 1958, Fiduciaire France Afrique (FFA) in 1983 and has grown to include Managing Partner Nouhou Tari and more than 40 professionals. The firm provides multidisciplinary support services to entities in Niger as well as the rest of Africa and has worked on companies, banks and financial institutions, projects and development programs financed by one or more donors or lenders, and international organizations.

“In today’s world, technical expertise alone is no longer sufficient to meet specific client needs, which is why we are committed to providing clients with the best-in-class solutions as well as maint ... Read more »

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NEWARK, N.J.-Wednesday 18 December 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Audible, Inc., the world’s largest seller and producer of digital spoken-word entertainment and information, today announced that Bob Carrigan will join the company on January 2nd as Chief Executive Officer reporting to founder Don Katz, who will become Executive Chairman.

 “Bob Carrigan is among the most accomplished, creative, intellectually adept, and inspirational CEOs I have watched succeed over my twenty years of studying and chronicling businesses and my twenty-four years leading Audible,” said Katz. “His transformational stewardship as CEO of the pioneering global information and subscription services juggernaut, IDG, and his visionary leadership as CEO of the venerable international data and analytics institution that is Dun & Bradstreet testify to his rare ability to field big ideas and turn them into customer-centric action. Both companies became far m ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Wednesday 18 December 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE: EL) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Have & Be Co. Ltd., the Seoul-based, global skin care company behind Dr. Jart+ and men’s grooming brand Do The Right Thing.

Founded in 2005 by ChinWook Lee in Seoul, South Korea, Dr. Jart+ is a high-growth, global skin care brand fueled by cutting-edge innovation that offers a wide variety of high-performing skin care products. With a unique combination of dermatological science and art – as is reflected in the brand name, which is inspired by the phrase “Doctor Joins Art” – Dr. Jart+ appeals to a broad range of consumers and has a devoted following among millennials in Asia and the United States.

Best known for its high-quality, on-trend skin care collections such as Cicapair and Ceramidin, the brand is renowned for its outstanding and fast-moving innovation ... Read more »

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday 18 December 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

GEZE secured its place as one of the most important manufacturers in the construction sector twice at the Architects’ Darling Awards 2019. As part of the industry survey by Heinze GmbH of over 2000 architects and planners, GEZE received the coveted silver and bronze prizes in the 'Safety Technology and Access Control Systems' and 'Automatic Doors' categories respectively.

"We are extremely delighted about winning again at Architects’ Darling 2019. GEZE supports architects as a partner in planning and implementing liveable buildings. We will also be promoting the digital networking of building technology in future, and winning customers the world over with intelligent and innovative products," says Gabi Bauer, Head of International Marketing at GEZE GmbH.

In focus: safety and convenience

GEZE intensively advises architects through the entire proj ... Read more »

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Microsoft Corp selects Aspect Workforce Management on Azure for its 15,000 Agent Contact Center

 

WESTFORD, Mass.-Wednesday 18 December 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Aspect announces the general availability of Aspect Workforce Management™ v19 on Microsoft Azure. This represents a critical step taken on Aspect's product roadmap toward offering its full suite of cloud contact center software solutions in a cloud-neutral deployment, enabling businesses to adopt and utilize enterprise-class software on the premises or cloud environment of their choice.

“Working with Microsoft, we accelerated our WFM cloud development to get v19 fully enabled in Microsoft Azure,” said Patrick Dennis, President and CEO of Aspect. “This is a vital step in Aspect’s strategy to enable businesses to maintain control over how applications are deployed. By giving businesses greater choice and making our best-of-breed software ... Read more »

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass.-Wednesday 18 December 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FerGene, a new gene therapy company launched by Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Blackstone Life Sciences in November, today announced the appointment of David Meek as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 14, 2020.

Mr. Meek has 30 years of industry experience. Most recently, he has served as CEO of Ipsen, a leading global biopharmaceutical company focused on innovation and specialty care and dedicated to improving lives through the discovery of new medicines in oncology, neuroscience and rare diseases.

“I’m honored to lead FerGene in this exciting role and spearhead the effort to develop and commercialize this critical and innovative therapy and advance its clinical development. We will build a committed, patient-centric team and with the support from Ferring and Blackstone Life Sciences, I am confident we can efficiently and effectively bring this life cha ... Read more »

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The recognition validates Cloud4C’s end-to-end Cloud Managed Services expertise in helping clients by designing, migrating, operating, and optimizing their Azure investments.

 

SINGAPORE-Wednesday 18 December 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cloud4C, a Global Cloud Managed Services Provider, announced that it has achieved Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Services Provider status from Microsoft.

Cloud4C is one of the latest Cloud Managed Services Providers globally to be recognized as an Azure Expert MSP. The Azure Expert MSP recognition credits a cloud solution provider who has proven expertise and differentiation in the marketplace showcasing capabilities across Azure services in helping customers navigate cloud landscape efficiently.

Cloud4C was recognized as an Azure Expert MSP based on the company’s expertise across datacenter modernization services, cloud migration and managed services, SAP hosting services, business c ... Read more »

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Power Grids’ and Regional Presidents’ roles to be discontinued in line with company transformation


ZURICH-Wednesday 18 December 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

-(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As of December 31, 2019, Claudio Facchin, Frank Duggan and Chunyuan Gu will step down from the Executive Committee of ABB as part of the organizational transformation announced on December 17, 2018.

With the announced divestment of Power Grids to Hitachi, Claudio Facchin will continue to lead Power Grids as a standalone business ahead of the closing of the transaction, which is expected in the first half of 2020. Frank Duggan and Chunyuan Gu will step down from their roles as Presidents of the Europe and AMEA (Asia, Middle East and Africa) regions respectively, as those roles are to be discontinued under the new ABB operating system.

Duggan and Gu will continue as advisors to the company. In addition, Duggan will be appointed a member of the Hitachi ABB Power Grids boa ... Read more »

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