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NEW YORK-Friday 25 September 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Please find the statement below from Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator leadership regarding the one-year anniversary of the ground-breaking initiative.

One year ago, we committed to educating and empowering ten million women entrepreneurs over the next ten years through the Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator (WEA). We began to lay the groundwork for a systemic transformation to break ... Read more »

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Pan-African Nonprofit and Esri Join to Encourage Geospatial Technology Use Across Continent


REDLANDS, Calif.-Saturday 26 September 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, today announced a joint initiative with AfroChampions, a Pan-African nonprofit that aims to promote policies that foster private-public collaboration for Africa's economic transformation. The goal of the initiative is to engage leaders in business, governments, the African Union, and other regional economic communities through dialogue and potential partnership building in applying geospatial technology and solutions.

This new partnership with AfroChampions seeks to contribute to sustainable economic development in Africa and promote the benefits of a shared geospatial infrastructure throughout the continent. As a majority of Africans still live in rural areas, geographic information system (GIS) technology can create new oppo ... Read more »

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TYSONS, Va.-Friday 25 September 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DXC Technology (NYSE:DXC) today presented its latest leadership appointments further strengthening the DXC leadership team, the majority being new to DXC within the last year. This team is bringing the “new DXC,” which is focused on its customers and its people, to the market as it executes the company’s transformation journey.

DXC Customer Portfolio Leadership

Over the past year, CEO Mike Salvino has recruited new IT services industry leaders who bring formidable experience delivering for customers, inspiring people, and running and growing businesses. DXC announces the following appointments and changes to the team that will run DXC’s business and lead execution of the DXC transformation journey:

Americas will be led by Jim Brady and David Swift. Jim joined DXC in June 2020 from Accumen, where he was the COO and previously worked at Accenture and Honeywell. ... Read more »

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LONDON-Friday 25 September 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For many years, the reinsurance markets of sub-Saharan Africa, though small by global standards, have provided global reinsurers with an opportunity for diversification and profitable revenue growth. However, according to an AM Best report, competition and rising acquisition costs have led to a gradual deterioration in the performance of market participants, reducing the attractiveness of the region to potential new entrants.

In a new Best's Market Segment Report, "Tough Operating Conditions Present Challenges for Sub-Saharan Reinsurance Markets," AM Best notes that the operating environments across sub-Saharan Africa remain difficult for domestic and international companies, more recently exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, albeit with varying severity. Many of the region’s markets face double-digit inflation and local currency depreciation; for some countries, government instabil ... Read more »

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland-Friday 25 September 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]


(BUSINESS WIRE)-- André Calantzopoulos, CEO of Philip Morris International (PMI) (NYSE: PM), today delivered high-level remarks at the 2020 Concordia Annual Summit. Calantzopoulos discussed the impact that uncertainty, polarization, hyperpartisanship, and ideology are having on international efforts to overcome pressing global issues. He called for science to be protected from politicization and highlighted the importance of developing open dialogues based on factual scientific objectivity. Calantzopoulos shared PMI’s belief that with the right regulatory encouragement and support from civil society, cigarette sales can end within 10 to 15 years in many countries.

The Concordia Annual Summit, which coincides with the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) meeting, convenes the world’s most prominent business, government, and nonprofit leaders to foster dialogue and enable effective partn ... Read more »

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2020 Partners’ and Shareholders’ Meeting celebrates success and resilience

LONDON -Friday 25 September 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Following the completion of its ninth Partners’ and Shareholders’ Meeting since becoming a private partnership again in 2011, Arthur D. Little (ADL) today announces the new members of its Board of Directors. The Shareholders’ Meeting also re-elected Ignacio García Alves to serve a new tenure of three years as Chief Executive Officer.

The results of the 2020 digital elections for the Board of Directors, with each member to serve a tenure of three years, were as follows:

    Ignacio García Alves (Chairman)
    Rodolfo Guzman
    Yusuke Harada
    Thomas Kuruvilla
    Bernd Schreiber
    Ulrica Sehlstedt
    Nick White.

Held this year as a digital event that included over 10 ... Read more »

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