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HERZOGENAURACH, Germany - Friday, 17. February 2023


(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sports company PUMA will turn 75 in 2023 and will celebrate its milestones in sports, culture and innovation with a series of events throughout the year which will elaborate on its mantra ‘Forever Faster’.

From the spikes that helped Usain Bolt, the world’s fastest man, set his world records and which powered Merlene Ottey, Shericka Jackson, Heike Drechsler and many others to World Championship titles, to the tennis rackets with which a 17-year-old Boris Becker conquered Wimbledon, or the football boots in which legendary players such as Diego Maradona or Pelé scored their many goals: PUMA has forever stood with the world’s most successful athletes.

With innovative designs such as the first football boot with screw-in studs in 1952, the legendary brush spike of 1968, the pioneering RS-Computer Shoe in 1986, the first laceless sports shoe DISC in 1991 or PUMA&rs ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Friday, 17. February 2023 AETOSWire Print 

New report produced by Insightia, a Diligent brand, reveals activist campaigns are returning to pre-pandemic levels, requiring boards to have a 360-view of data across their organization

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Last year, companies subjected to new activist campaigns increased by 10.6% in the U.S. and 6% globally in 2022, according to a new report released today by Diligent, the global leader in modern governance providing SaaS solutions across governance, risk, compliance, audit and ESG. The Shareholder Activism Annual Review 2023 report, produced by Insightia (a Diligent brand) shows that activism flourished in 2022 with the number of campaigns returning to pre-pandemic levels, spurred on by the introduction of the universal proxy.

The rising number of campaigns underscores the need for leaders to have a 360-view of data across their organization, strengthening their ability to identify which red flags t ... Read more »

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TOKYO - Friday, 17. February 2023 AETOSWire Print 

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Kioxia Corporation has been named a Clarivate Top 100 Global Innovators™ 2023, an award given to the most innovative global companies by Clarivate Plc. This is the second time Kioxia has received this prestigious award in recognition of its accomplishment in intellectual property.

The Clarivate Top 100 Global Innovators™ 2023 Awards were presented to the world’s most innovative companies and organizations, based on Clarivate’s proprietary analysis of intellectual property and patent trends. The methodology has been refreshed for 2022, with the new model of innovation measurement focused on consistent high performance and scale in innovativeness, where all ideas compete equally.

Based on its mission of “uplifting the world with ‘memory,’” Kioxia will cultivate a new era of memory with its innovative technology to promote research and techn ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE)--The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing innovative fiber and technology solutions for the apparel and personal care industries, has announced that Cathy Spicer joined the company on February 7 as chief legal officer (CLO).

Spicer joins The LYCRA Company after most recently serving as CLO and corporate secretary of Tailored Brands, Inc., which includes retailers Men’s Warehouse and Jos. A. Bank. With thirty years of legal experience, Spicer has held numerous senior legal roles. She began her career as an assistant district attorney, managed her solo law practice, and became a partner in a law firm before moving into corporate law.

“We are delighted to have Cathy join our global leadership team to support our business operations and long-term growth strategy,” said Julien Born, CEO of The LYCRA Company. “Her experience on the executive team of a leading apparel retail company will bring us exceptional corporate legal ex ... Read more »

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Casablanca, Morocco - Thursday, 16. February 2023
 

The Moroccan city of Casablanca hosted today the first edition of the Aerospace African Forum, the first major platform for decision-makers from Africa, of the world of aeronautics, defense, and sustainable mobility.

Held under the theme “Sustainable Mobilities”, the reference event brings together key decision-makers and major players from all aerospace-related sectors to debate and shed light on the challenges of the aviation industry in Africa and project the continent into the future.

As part of the CEOs round tables, Abdelhamid Addou, CEO of Royal Air Maroc, Akbar Al Baker CEO of Qatar Airways, Yvonne Makolo, CEO of Rwandair and Chairwoman of the IATA Board of Governors,   and Mesfin Tasew, CEO of  Ethiopian Airlines, will discuss the post-crisis economic outlook for air transport (Which post crisis air transport?).

Jean-Paul Alary, CEO of Safran Aircraft Engines ... Read more »

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LONDON - Thursday, 16. February 2023 AETOSWire  


14,000 entries submitted from across the globe by amateurs and professionals.
Concrete in Life Photo of Year from UAE wins $10,000 top prize.
Eight category winners of photos from Bangladesh, China, Indonesia, Mexico, Turkey and UAE win $2,500 each.
(BUSINESS WIRE) -- A stunning image of a skateboard park in the United Arab Emirates has been named Concrete in Life Photo of the Year. It wins a top prize of $10,000 (ten thousand US dollars) in a global competition, which highlights the essential role that concrete plays around the world.

The photo, taken by professional photographer, Ferdz Bedana, in Sharjah, was announced as the overall winner in a live Instagram broadcast, on 15th February. It was selected from more than 14,000 photos submitted by both amateur and professional photographers from every continent, in the annual competition run by the Global Cement and Concrete Association. ... Read more »

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In January 2023, Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange Index increased by 5.0% due to the increase in share prices of all companies in the index except Baghdad Soft Drinks (-6.7%), which has the largest weight in the index.

Al-Mansour Pharmaceutical Industries had the highest increase among the index companies with +41.8%, followed by National Bank of Iraq +19.1%. The index decreased by 5.0% in USD terms, because of the depreciation of the Iraqi Dinar (IQD) against the USD.

The total trading volume of the ISX increased significantly by 227% in January 2023 compared to December 2022 to USD38.9 million while excluding the cross transactions, the monthly trading volume showed a 48.4% increase, as well. The banking sector had the highest share in trading volume with 72.4% with the contribution of the high cross transaction, followed by the industry sector (12.4% share), the telecom sector (4.4% share), the hotels & tourism sector (3.9% share), the agriculture sector ( ... Read more »

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Interactive Brokers Expands Global Client Base to Taiwan

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Interactive Brokers (Nasdaq: IBKR), an automated global electronic broker, announced its appointment as the primary international broker for Sinopac Securities today. Institutional and retail clients of Sinopac can trade US stocks, ETFs, and Fixed Income instruments while also accessing over 90 stock markets worldwide through Interactive Brokers. This initiative between Interactive Brokers LLC and Sinopac strengthens Interactive Brokers’ footprint in the APAC region and adds Taiwan to the over 200 countries and territories worldwide where the company services clients.

“We are pleased to work with Sinopac and bring Interactive Brokers’ global trading capabilities and expertise to Taiwan,” said Milan Galik, Chief Executive Officer of Interactive Brokers. “We recognize the advantage of working with a leading broker with local experience and look forward to serving the ... Read more »

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