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New Alignment Expands Personal Trainer Offerings in Egypt and North Africa Regions

CAIRO-Saturday 3 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), the world leader in fitness certifications, is expanding its global presence through a new collaboration with Gold’s Gym Egypt. Gold’s Gym will provide NASM’s exclusive Certified Personal Trainer course and a range of new Arabic-translated educational programs for fitness professionals in Egypt.

“We are thrilled to expand the reach of our evidence-based and internationally-recognized programs to this region in the Middle East and North Africa,” said Laurie McCartney, President of NASM and Ascend Learning’s Global Fitness and Wellness Group. “This collaboration supports our growing network in the region that includes Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Bahrain, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates. It also enables us to support even more fitne ... Read more »

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City of Hope, a best-in-class comprehensive cancer center, extends its global reach to South America through a collaborative effort with Brazil-based Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, a top hospital in Latin America.

DUARTE, Calif.-Saturday 3 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- City of Hope, a world-renowned independent research and treatment center for cancer and diabetes, today announced that it will extend its leading-edge cancer expertise to South America via an education agreement with Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, a top cancer center in Latin America.

The three-year agreement calls for City of Hope to share its specialized cancer expertise with Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein’s oncology residents and clinical staff. City of Hope will provide educational experiences and host multidisciplinary tumor boards. Both institutions will explore potential innovative collaborations in precision oncology and research.

“This a ... Read more »

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AGM Systems Launches New Velodyne Lidar-Based UAV Mapping Solution for Leading Energy Companies Worldwide

SAN JOSE, Calif.-Saturday 3 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced a multi-year agreement with AGM Systems LLC, which provides state-of-the-art hardware and software technology for the collection, processing and analysis of air and mobile mapping data. AGM Systems will utilize Velodyne’s Ultra Puck lidar sensor in their new AGM-MS3 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) mapping solution. This solution is their second generation of one of the most popular UAV lidar scanning technologies for mapping in Russia. AGM Systems serves global leaders in the energy sector with its multi-functional, high performance technology based on Velodyne’s lidar.

AGM Systems LLC is the first company in Russia to use lidar on fixed-wing-type UAVs, choosing Velodyne for the high quality, low power consumption a ... Read more »

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BENGALURU, India-Saturday 3 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- L&T Technology Services Limited (BSE: 540115; NSE:LTTS), a global leading pure-play engineering services company, today announced the appointment of Amit Chadha as CEO & Managing Director effective April 1, 2021 in line with previous disclosures made to stock exchanges dated October 19, 2020. Prior to his elevation, Amit was serving the company as Deputy CEO & Whole-Time Board Member.

Amit joined LTTS in 2009 and has been a core member of LTTS’ executive management team, actively involved in the company’s listing on stock exchanges in 2016. Subsequently, he progressed to assume charge as President, Sales and Business Development, where he was responsible for helping global R&D customers and Fortune 500 companies leverage LTTS’ digital engineering offerings for their strategic differentiation and product development.

On his appointment, Amit Chadha, ... Read more »

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WILMINGTON, Del.-Saturday 3 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing innovative solutions for the textile, apparel, and personal care industries, announces the appointment of Yafu Qiu, chairman of The LYCRA Company, and Julien Born, chief commercial officer of The LYCRA Company, as co-chief executive officers, effective April 1, 2021, following the retirement of David Trerotola. The co-ceo structure is intended to better implement The LYCRA Company’s new strategic development plan for the next five years and will bring greater operational focus and tap into each leader’s experience and skills in the areas most beneficial to the company to solidify its industry-leading position and drive its long-term success.

Mr. Trerotola served as the company’s chief executive officer since 2019, following the Ruyi Group’s acquisition of the business. Mr. Trerotola retires after 20 years of dedicated servi ... Read more »

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NFTE’s World Series of Innovation Challenge, a global educational, entrepreneurial experience invites young people to solve the greatest challenges facing our world and help advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals


DALLAS -Friday 2 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mary Kay Inc., a leading corporate advocate of women’s empowerment and entrepreneurship, announced today the top three winners of its World Series of Innovation (WSI) Challenge in partnership with the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE). In its first year partnering with NFTE, Mary Kay sponsored the 2020 NFTE World Series of Innovation, a global educational experience that invites young people ages 13-24 to channel their critical thinking and problem-solving skills to find solutions for the biggest challenges facing the world today and help advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) while fostering an entrepreneurial mindset.

Mary Kay’s World ... Read more »

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & OSAKA, Japan-Saturday 3 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced that it will host a conference call on April 6, 2021 to provide updates on select New Molecular Entities (NMEs) in its Wave 1 pipeline portfolio. With several NME regulatory filings expected by year-end FY2021, the company will outline plans for organic and sustainable revenue growth over the next several years.

Date
April 6, 2021

Time
8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. ET / 9:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. JT

Agenda
The agenda for Takeda’s call is as follows:

TIME (ET)

TIME (JT)

Session/Speaker

8:00 a.m. – 8:05 a.m.

9:00 p.m. – 9:05 p.m.

Introduction
Christophe Weber, president and CEO

8:05 a.m. – 8:10 a.m.

9:05 p.m. – 9:10 p.m.

Delivering an Innovati ... Read more »

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Leading global tire company plans to leverage costs and resources saved from switching to third-party support to help improve operations with AI and digital sensor technology


LAS VEGAS -Friday 2 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced leading global tire company Hankook Tire has switched to Rimini Street Support for its SAP ECC 6.0 applications. Hankook Tire reduced its annual maintenance fees by 50% with Rimini Street Support. With the efficiencies gained from switching, the company plans to focus its resources on developing innovative technology capabilities, including artificial intelligence and digital sensors.

Receive Ultra-Responsive ERP Support and Optimize IT Costs

Founded in 1941, Hankook Tire was the first automobi ... Read more »

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PMI President and CEO Sunil Prashara joins the global hub of leading voices in management for thought leadership, cutting-edge research, and advancement

PHILADELPHIA-Saturday 3 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Project Management Institute (PMI) and the Peter Drucker Society Europe today announced the launch of a strategic partnership in which PMI President and CEO Sunil Prashara will join the Drucker Society International Advisory Board.

The Peter Drucker Society Europe is a non-profit organization that seeks to advance a critical, international dialogue between management practitioners, academics, and other stakeholders. Their mission is to give a new voice to management in all sectors of society, thus contributing to the continuous improvement of the practice of management. This partnership will complement PMI’s role as the world's leading association for project professionals and changemakers.

“Both organizations are non ... Read more »

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Cairo, Egypt-Saturday 3 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

Twenty-two pharaoh mummies walked the streets of Cairo on Saturday evening in a stunning royal procession from the Egyptian Museum on Tahrir Square to the new National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) in Fustat. The event marked the official launch of NMEC.

Against the backdrop of fireworks, the mummies – 18 kings and four queens – travelled in order of age on purpose-built gold-colored pharaonic chariots, equipped with an air ride suspension system to absorb vibrations, and bearing the name of their occupants in Arabic, English, and hieroglyphics. Seqenenre Tao II, who reigned over Upper Egypt around 1,600 BCE, led the parade, while Ramses IX, who ruled in the 12th century BCE, brought up the rear. In line with strict international standards for the transport of artifacts, the royal remains were placed in state-of-the-art sterile display cases to guarantee their immaculate preservation.

Acco ... Read more »

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NEW YORK -Friday 2 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BentallGreenOak (BGO) announced today that it has closed on the acquisition of Metropolitan Real Estate Equity Management, LLC (Metropolitan) from global investment firm The Carlyle Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CG). The deal combines BGO’s Core, Core Plus, Value Add and Debt strategies with Metropolitan’s integrated primary, secondary and co-investment real estate strategies, to create a combined and diversified real estate platform with approximately USD$55 billion in assets under management (as of December 31, 2020; pro forma for the acquisition of Metropolitan Real Estate Equity Management). Within BGO’s real estate platform, Metropolitan will operate under the name BGO Strategic Capital Partners and will continue to benefit from the strength and depth of its existing leadership team in New York, Hong Kong and London.

“Through the creation of BGO Strategic Capital Partners, we are drawing ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan -Friday 2 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TOKYO:4502) (NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced the completion of its previously-announced sale of Takeda Consumer Healthcare Company Limited (“TCHC”) to Oscar A-Co KK, a company controlled by funds managed by The Blackstone Group Inc. and its affiliates (collectively “Blackstone”) for a total value of JPY 242.0 billion1. This divestment agreement was first announced in August 2020.

Following the transfer of shares, TCHC will be excluded from the scope of consolidation of Takeda2, and operates as Alinamin Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd (“Alinamin Pharmaceuticals”).

The divested portfolio included a variety of over-the-counter (“OTC”) medicines and health products that generated total revenues of over JPY 60.0 billion in fiscal year 2019. TCHC’s strong regional brands included Alinamin, its top s ... Read more »

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