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Philip Morris International Announces Projects Selected in Second Funding Round of PMI IMPACT; $21 Million Awarded For... LAUSANNE, Switzerland -Tuesday 19 March 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) announced today 31 projects selected for funding in the second round of PMI IMPACT, a global initiative supporting third party programs dedicated to fighting illegal trade and related crimes. The PMI IMPACT Expert Council...

Fakih IVF to Host a Symposium to Highlight Latest Advances in Reproductive Medicine -Tuesday 19 March 2019  

In keeping with HH Sheikh Mohammed’s vision of making Dubai a center of medical excellence, Fakih IVF will host a high-quality annual Continuing Medical Education (CME) symposium from 22nd to 23rd March at Jumeirah Beach Hotel Dubai. The symposium will host over 1200 medical experts and...

Saudi Arabia Takes Another Step forward in Its Transformation Drive -Tuesday 19 March 2019

King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia today launched four wellbeing projects for the kingdom’s capital Riyadh, which will significantly improve the lives of its citizens, transform the city into an attractive destination and make it one of the world’s most livable cities. The four...

Billy O’Riordan Joins Brightcove as Senior Vice President, International Sales -Tuesday 19 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Brightcove Inc. (NASDAQ:BCOV), the leading provider of cloud services for video, today announced the appointment of Billy O’Riordan as Senior Vice President, International Sales. Based in London, O’Riordan will lead the sales organizations in Australia, Southeast Asia,...

SpeeDx Distribution Network Expands to the Middle East -Tuesday 19 March 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SpeeDx Pty. Ltd. have announced signing new partners Al Zahrawi Medical Supplies LLC for distribution of ResistancePlus® and PlexPCR® tests across UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, and Qatar. “Al Zahrawi Medical are the leading medical and diagnostic suppliers in the...

Forbes And BusyInternet Launch Forbes8, a Digital Video Network In Ghana Designed To Inspire The Country’s... -Tuesday 19 March 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Forbes and BusyInternet today announced the availability of Forbes8, a digital network that features more than 2,000 videos designed to inspire every aspect of an entrepreneur’s journey. BusyInternet has for the past 18 years built a strong heritage of empowering its...

Gemalto Expands Cloud HSM On Demand Solutions -Tuesday 19 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, today announced the availability of three new cloud-based Hardware Security Module (HSM) services, HSM On Demand for CyberArk, HSM On Demand for Hyperledger and HSM On Demand for Oracle TDE. Each service is available through the...

Jamalon Continues To Disrupt Arabic Publishing after Successfully Raising... -Tuesday 19 March 2019  

Jamalon, the largest online Arabic book retailer, announced today that it has successfully completed the first leg of its Series B funding round, raising over $10M in investments from existing and new shareholders. It is the largest amount ever received by an e​-commerce retailer in...

TRIPLE-1, Inc. Signed a Distributorship Contract with Fujitsu Electronics Inc. -Tuesday 19 March 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TRIPLE-1, Inc. (Representative Director: Takuya Yamaguchi) and Fujitsu Electronics Inc. (Representative Director: Junji Ogihara) have entered into a distributorship contract for a mining ASIC (application specific IC) “KAMIKAZE” that uses the world's most advanced 7nm...

Vistra Announces New Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer Appointments -Monday 18 March 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Vistra, a leading global trust, fund administration and corporate services provider, today announced the appointment of Alan Brown as Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Geoff Weir as Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Alan and Geoff will join Vistra in April. Based in...

Boehringer Ingelheim announces FDA and EMA regulatory submission for nintedanib in systemic sclerosis associated ILD -Monday 18 March 2019

Systemic sclerosis (SSc), also known as scleroderma, is a rare chronic connective tissue disease Pulmonary fibrosis, or fibrosing interstitial lung disease (ILD), is a key driver of mortality in people living with SSc and constitutes a high unmet need1,2 Improving the lives of people...

Turki Alnader Joins Tech Mahindra as Vice President Sales for Communications, Media & Entertainment Business at... -Monday 18 March 2019  

Tech Mahindra Ltd. a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting and business reengineering services and solutions, announced the appointment of Turki Abdullah Alnader as Vice President Sales, Saudi Arabia for their telecom division. Tech Mahindra, which is part of a diversified...

Cristal Group Announces Menno De Boer as the New Chief Operating Officer -Monday 18 March 2019  

The Cristal Group has announced the appointment of Menno De Boer as Chief Operating Officer.   A seasoned hotelier with 30 years of experience across the Middle East, Europe and Asia Pacific. Making the announcement, Kamal Fakhoury, Cristal Group’s CEO stated “We are delighted to...

NMC Wins ‘UAE Deal of the Year’ -Sunday 17 March 2019  

NMC, the largest private healthcare provider in the Middle East, was presented with the ‘UAE Deal of the Year’ award for their five-year USD$400m Sukuk transaction at the Islamic Finance News (IFN) Awards 2019. Commenting on the win, Prasanth Manghat CEO of NMC Healthcare, said: “I am...

Ace cricketer Kieron Pollard visits the futuristic nanoM sports clinic in the UAE during PSL 2019 -Sunday 17 March 2019  

Cricketer Kieron Pollard, who plays for the Peshawar Zalmi Team in the Pakistan Super League (PSL), visited nanoM Healthcare, an Emirates Healthcare company, earlier this month. Pollard underwent a variety of health assessments at nanoM, the Dubai-based state-of-the-art sports and human...

EBSCO Industries Inc. Chooses Rimini Street for Salesforce Application Management Services -Sunday 17 March 2019  

(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 that EBSCO Industries, a global holding company with...

AURAK Hosts Job Fair -Sunday 17 March 2019  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) hosted the AURAK Job Fair 2019 to encourage interactions between job market employers, AURAK students, and Ras Al Khaimah residents seeking employment opportunities. AURAK, an independent, public, state-owned, non-profit, coeducational...

Velodyne Lidar CEO Wins Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers’ Autos2050 Award -Sunday 17 March 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (Auto Alliance), a trade association representing 12 automakers, honored David Hall, chief executive officer and founder of Velodyne Lidar, Inc., as an Autos2050® award winner. Hall was selected in the award’s Ingenuity category,...

Octapharma Group Reports Strong Results for 2018 -Sunday 17 March 2019  

Reporting revenue of €1.8 billion and operating income of €346 million Group sales increased 4.5% compared to 2017 (on a constant currency basis, the growth rate is 6.6%) All our products performed well, but to be highlighted are the year-on-year growth of our immunglobulin product...

Medicalbit Foundation Co., Ltd. To Make ASCA Tokens Public -Sunday 17 March 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Medicalbit Foundation, which is currently undergoing an initial virtual currency coin offering (ICO) in Estonia, has decided to make its ASCA tokens publicly available as the first step in the Asclepius Network project. The goal of Asclepius Network is to make...