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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates 
at the Dubai Opera in a ballet double bill MODANSE


January 27th 2023 at 8.00pm (one performance only)


Internationally renowned ballerina Svetlana Zakharova – the Bolshoi’s prima and the first and only Russian Etoile at Teatro alla Scala – is famous for thrilling audiences and critics all over the world with her formidable technique and her sparkling dramatic interpretation of classical and contemporary roles. 

A towering figure in the 21st century ballet, Zakharova comes to the Dubai Opera in January with MODANSE, a double bill produced by MuzArts.  She will be joined onstage by a star-studded cast of dancers from the Bolshoi Ballet including Mikhail Lobukhin, Vaycheslav Lopatin, Denis Savin, Artemy Belyakov, Anastasia Stashkevich and Ana Turazashvili. 

The night will open with a ballet Co ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Napier, the financial crime compliance specialist, has announced that its end-to-end financial crime risk management platform, Napier Continuum, is available to the Japanese market through a newly-minted partnership with Japanese firm GRCS.

Established in 2005 and listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Growth Market, GRCS provides expertise and solutions in governance, risk management, compliance, and security to regulated Japanese firms. The partnership with Napier will see GRCS reselling, implementing and supporting locally Napier Continuum, its advanced financial crime risk management platform.

The move forms part of Napier’s strategy to secure partnerships and third-party alliances worldwide, in a strategic push to incorporate the expertise of regional partners to deliver tailored services in line with local regulations, risk landscapes, and implementation requirements.

Melissa Warren, Napier’s Global Head of Partnerships, said: ... Read more »

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Funds will help FareShare secure enough food for a million meals in two years and intensify climate-action mitigation

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The AGCO Agriculture Foundation (AAF), a private foundation with the vision to prevent and relieve hunger through sustainable agricultural development, today announced a USD 300,000 grant to FareShare to ensure surplus food reaches vulnerable communities in the United Kingdom while tackling food waste.

The two-year partnership is expected to help FareShare secure 475 tonnes of surplus food and redistribute more than one million meals. The project will assist in growing the award-winning Surplus with Purpose Fund, which covers the cost for farmers to harvest and divert food that would have otherwise been wasted.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change estimates that food waste contributes between 8 and 10 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, so tackling food waste is a pressing issue. The funding will also direct ... Read more »

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Two Industry Veterans Join Already Strong Team

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- LevitasBio, Inc., a premier end-to-end sample processing and cellular analysis provider to the life sciences market, announced the hiring of Dominique Remy-Renou as its Senior Vice President of Global Commercial Operations of LevitasBio Europe BV, and the appointment of Greg Herrema to its Board of Directors.

The addition of two Life Sciences veterans bring decades of biotech industry expertise and a history of proven success to LevitasBio’s already strong leadership team and board.

Dominique Remy-Renou, Senior Vice President of Global Commercial Operations, LevitasBio Europe BV

Ms. Remy-Renou has over 30 years’ experience leading, building, developing and managing global field operations in the life sciences tools industry. Her stellar career includes:

CEO at Genomic Vision, a French provider of Molecular Combing.

VP Commercial Operations Europe at Fluidigm ... Read more »

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, 29. November 2022

Dubai based Airways Aviation (Airways) and Dynamic Advanced Training (Dynamic) have entered into a new strategic partnership designed to leverage & position their respective broad based brand presence & knowhow, to provide Cabin Crew and other related training services across the African Continent and MENASA regions.

The new collaboration will see Airways & Dynamic offer up their knowledge, skills, experience and world class facilities to forge new Airline partnerships and actively recruit a new generation of students into their accredited and also industry applicable non-accredited courses & programs from Q1 2023.

Cabin Crew Training solutions are being offered to a number of new customers but with a particular focus on African Airlines and their respective Civil Aviation Authority’s over the coming months in a bid to help meet their future demands & requirements. Airways Avia ... Read more »

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BRISBANE, Australia - Tuesday, 29. November 2022


Jeff Tworek joins Megaport as Chief Revenue Officer after senior leadership roles at Contrast Security and Akamai Technologies


(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Megaport​ (ASX: MP1), a leading global Network as a Service (NaaS) provider, announced today the addition of Jeff Tworek to the executive team as Chief Revenue Officer. Tworek will be responsible for overall revenue generation and will manage all aspects of Megaport’s global sales organisation.

Mr Tworek brings more than 30 years of cloud and networking industry experience operating commercial business units within billion-dollar companies, including nearly 20 years at Akamai Technologies, to Megaport. Prior to joining the Company, Mr Tworek held the CRO position at Contrast Security, where he helped the company scale its teams, bring in key leadership, and prepare the company for growth. He brings a wealth of high gro ... Read more »

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TOKYO - Tuesday, 29. November 2022 AETOSWire

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Kaneka Corporation (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President: Minoru Tanaka) will manufacture and supply intermediates to Shionogi & Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chuo-ku, Osaka; Chief Executive Officer: Isao Teshirogi, Ph.D.) for use in Xocova®*1 (Ensitrelvir Fumaric Acid) Tablets 125mg, a drug for the treatment of SARS-Cov-2 infection.

On November 22, Shionogi received emergency regulatory approval from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare to manufacture and sell Xocova® tablets for treating SARS-Cov-2 infection. Shionogi recognized Kaneka for its long years of experience in manufacturing raw materials for medicines, and selected Kaneka as its main supplier for the drug's intermediates, which require GMP*2 management. The two companies have worked closely together for clinical development, approval application, and establishment of mass production supply chain. Kaneka will continue to ... Read more »

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BRISBANE, Australia - Tuesday, 29. November 2022

  • Sonic Healthcare (ASX: SHL) to invest $17.8m to acquire a 19.99% equity holding in Microba at $0.26 per share and is seeking to acquire options for a further 5% stake – providing Sonic with a strategic shareholding in Microba.
  • Microba and Sonic have agreed initial terms for a strategic partnership to deliver Microba's microbiome testing technology into Australia, Germany, United Kingdom, Switzerland, US, NZ and Belgium.
  • Sonic Healthcare is one of the world’s largest medical diagnostics companies which globally employs more than 41,000 people and generated revenue of $9.3 billion in FY22.
  • The partnership is expected to increase Microba’s addressable market through distribution of Microba’s testing throughout Sonic’s global network of primary and specialist healthcare professionals.
  • ... Read more »
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FRANKFURT, Germany - Tuesday, 29. November 2022 

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Quectel Wireless Solutions, a global IoT solutions provider, today highlights its extensive range of IoT solutions that will drive digital transformation in today’s energy market, helping to counter the issues faced through today’s energy crisis.

Smart metering, smart grids and smart home applications are all starting to use advanced technologies for insights and efficiencies in their sector, including cloud computing, edge computing and data and analytics. Automation, robotics, IoT, artificial intelligence, digital twins, and many other technologies are all also becoming increasingly critical to help accelerate deployments in this sector.

Smart meters, intelligent grids and cloud-based platforms will allow customers to pay only for what they use, while in the automotive world, indicators suggest that advance ... Read more »

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London, England - Tuesday, 29. November 2022

Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC (Hikma), the multinational pharmaceutical company, announces a new exclusive licensing agreements with Celltrion Healthcare Co., Ltd. for CT-P43 (ustekinumab). CT-P43 is a monoclonal antibody that is a proposed biosimilar to Janssen’s Stelara®.  

Under the terms of the agreement, Hikma will have exclusive rights to commercialise CT-P43 in all of its MENA markets and Celltrion Healthcare will develop, manufacture and supply CT-P43 to Hikma. CT-P43 is an important drug used in the treatment of autoimmune disesases such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, and the agreement will help equip doctors and patients with more treatment options across the region. This agreement also builds on Celltrion Healthcare and Hikma’s existing partnership in MENA, adding another immunology biosimilar to Hikma’s portfolio, a key focus of its strategy.

“We are excite ... Read more »

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ZURICH - Tuesday, 29. November 2022

Independent report highlights 10 actions to help industrial users improve their energy efficiency right now
Improving energy efficiency will reduce energy bills and emissions substantially in the short- to mid-term, without compromising productivity
Industry is the world’s largest consumer of electricity, natural gas and coal, and accounts for 42 percent of electricity demand

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- With businesses around the world facing unprecedented pressure from the cost of energy and the urgency of climate change, a new report from the Energy Efficiency Movement shows that improving industrial energy efficiency is the fastest and most effective way for a business to cut energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions. The Energy Efficiency Movement is a global forum of around 200 organizations sharing ideas, best practices and commitments to create a more energy-efficient world.

Published today, the ... Read more »

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NOIDA, India & CHICAGO - Tuesday, 29. November 2022 AETOSWire Print 

Indian online furniture marketplace to improve order visibility, decrease delays and increase overall consumer satisfaction, throughout the last-mile delivery process

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- E-commerce is expected to grow 96% between 2021-2025 in India, reaching $120 billion in transaction value. With that growth comes delivery complexity, particularly for big & bulky deliveries such as furniture and other oversized home items. Pepperfry, the leading e-commerce home goods company, headquartered in Mumbai, India, is working with FarEye to simplify last-mile delivery, particularly for oversized deliveries requiring installation.

From ensuring the appropriately skilled two-person crew is assigned to each delivery for installation, to offering flexibility in scheduling delivery and installation appointments, to providing a simple returns process, big & bulky last-mile deliveries have ... Read more »

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Michael Burwell to be appointed CFO effective January 3, 2023

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NielsenIQ, the leading global consumer intelligence company, today announced that Michael (Mike) Burwell will join the company as Chief Financial Officer, effective January 3, 2023. Burwell brings a wealth of experience in capital markets and global financial leadership to the role.

With NielsenIQ’s acquisition by Advent International long complete, and the company’s transformation well underway, Chandler Bigelow will leave NielsenIQ after a transition period on January 31, 2023.

Burwell has led multiple finance organizations and worked with capital markets on behalf of publicly traded companies. Most recently, he served as the CFO of privately held Datavant, a health analytics company that is working to connect the world’s health data. Prior to that, he was the CFO of Willis Towers Watson, a publicly traded data and insights-driven global advisory company. Burw ... Read more »

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Sharjah Holding   announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Sharjah, recently at the university's headquarters, in the presence of both Professor Hamid M. K. Al- Naimiy, Chancellor at the University of Sharjah, HE. Walid Al Hashimi, CEO of Sharjah Holding, and several senior employees of both parties.

Professor Hamid M. K. Al- Naimiy welcomed this cooperation, which shows the university's pioneering role in serving the local community and endeavour to provide the highest standards of quality in the scientific, academic and research fields, to develop the practical skills and knowledge of students, and to encourage them to be in continuous communication and knowledge of the latest scientific developments in their specializations and to prepare them for future professions.

For his part, Walid Al Hashimi, CEO of Sharjah Holding, said that "the signing of the memorandum comes within the framework of strengthening coop ... Read more »

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