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PMI’s expertise and Beyond Nicotine portfolio companies to speed ASPRIHALE® to market

LAUSANNE, Switzerland-Monday 9 August 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) today announced its acquisition of OtiTopic, a U.S. respiratory drug development company with a late-stage inhalable acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) treatment for acute myocardial infarction. If approved, the treatment can address the significant unmet medical need of the over 83 million people, in the U.S. alone, at intermediate to high risk for myocardial infarction.

“The acquisition of OtiTopic is an exciting step in PMI’s Beyond Nicotine ambitions,” said Jacek Olczak, CEO, PMI. “We have world-class expertise in the research, development, and commercialization of aerosolization and inhalable devices to help speed the delivery of this exciting product to market.”

This acquisition is part of PMI’s stra ... Read more »

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DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES.-Monday 9 August 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

Rizek, one of the fastest-growing UAE-based start-ups for on-demand home services in the country, partnered with The Health Bank (THB), a global healthcare company providing a wide range of healthcare services, for the provision of a multitude of medical services, including preventative care, management of chronic conditions, and pain management, among other services.

Abdallah Abu Sheikh, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Rizek, said: “We are proud to be continuously pushing the envelope when it comes to the breadth and quality of services that we offer customers, and the launch of at-home vaccinations, a global-first offering, is testament to that”.

“This partnership with THB builds on our promise of premier healthcare services that now range from consultations to detoxes. Our success is thanks to the nurturing business environment that the UAE provides, giving us the opp ... Read more »

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KPMG calls for board rooms to embrace a ‘pragmatic cyber culture’

NEW YORK -Monday 9 August 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Organizations across the world have made strides in remote working and collaboration during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the proliferation of digitization is creating significant new cyber threats that require radical cultural change at boardroom level.

A new report from KPMG ‘From enforcer to influencer: Shaping tomorrow’s security team’ is calling on business leaders to ensure cyber security specialists are part of the C-suite decision making process, with digitization at the heart of their future growth strategies.

The report offers seven key recommendations to IT leaders and Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs):

1. Act like you belong in the C-suite
CISOs must speak the language of the C-suite, building consensus, demonstrating pragmatism and navigating politics, to help ... Read more »

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