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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 25 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), one of the few Universities in the UAE to have achieved SACSCOC accreditation, has now received two significant awards which further highlight the quality of education provided by the university.

The first of these is the award of a 5 QS Star rating by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). The 5 Star rating makes AURAK the third university in the UAE, and the only university in the Northern Emirates, to have achieved such a high rating. The QS Stars rating system evaluates universities against specific criteria and AURAK was honored to receive 5 stars for teaching, internationalization, academic development, campus facilities, and inclusiveness. This prestigious rating came after news that in 2020, AURAK was ranked by QS to be among the top 10 universities in the UAE and top 50 in the Arab Region.

The second award was announced in June 202 ... Read more »

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland-Monday 24 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Gregoire Verdeaux to the position of Senior Vice President External Affairs effective September 1, 2020. In his new role, Mr. Verdeaux will report to the company’s CEO, AndrĂ© Calantzopoulos.

“Gregoire’s range of experiences—from working for national and E.U. parliaments and governments, the U.N., WHO, as well as private companies undergoing significant transformation—has given him a unique understanding of how political decisions are made. This makes him an ideal candidate to join us at PMI and help adapt the regulatory environment applicable to reduced risk products, as we continue our transformation to a smoke-free company,” said Mr. Calantzopoulos.

Mr. Verdeaux joins PMI from Hering Schuppener, where he was a partner. Prior to that, he served as group in ... Read more »

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