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AM Best Named Best International Ratings Agency for Takaful at 2019 International Takaful Awards LONDON -Tuesday 16 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- AM Best has been named the “International Best Ratings Agency” for Takaful at the International Takaful Awards 2019, held in conjunction with the 13th International Takaful Summit at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel in London. The International Takaful Awards recognise...

TRIGO Announced as Toyota’s Official Quality Partner -Monday 15 July 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- TRIGO Group was selected by Toyota to be their sole provider in quality control, inspection, and management activities. For more than 20 years, TRIGO has been offering quality management solutions focused mainly for the automotive and aerospace industries and is now...

Boehringer Ingelheim Acquires AMAL Therapeutics, Significantly Enriching Its Cancer Immunology Portfolio with Novel... -Monday 15 July 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced its acquisition of all shares of AMAL Therapeutics SA, a private Swiss biotechnology company focused on cancer immunotherapy and advancing first-in-class therapeutic cancer vaccines derived from its technology platform KISIMA. AMAL’s lead...

Designing the Finance Function of the Future Needs Strong Management to Lead Change -Monday 15 July 2019

Insights on what will shape the future of the finance function are laid out today in a new report from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and PwC called Finance: a journey to the future? The report summarises the responses of over 1,100 members and PwC contacts...

47 Universities From 18 Countries Commit to 6 PRINCIPLES and take Concrete action Related to the G7 Agenda Themes -Friday 12 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- During the U7+ Summit held in Paris on 9-10 July 2019 under the high patronage of Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic, 47 presidents from leading universities in the world engaged within the newly created U7+ discussed, voted and signed 6 commitments that tackle 5...

Bosch Honors Ambarella with Bosch Global Supplier Award -Thursday 11 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ambarella, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMBA), a leading developer of high-resolution video processing and computer vision semiconductors, today announced that Bosch has honored Ambarella with the prestigious Bosch Global Supplier Award in the category of Direct Purchasing - Energy and...

Best’s Market Segment Report: Bahrain’s Insurance Market’s Shine Fades, but Segment Still Prospering ... -Thursday 11 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bahrain was once considered a centre of excellence for Middle East insurance and reinsurance, but its position as a hub has been overtaken by some of its neighbours, according to a new AM Best report. The Best’s Market Segment Report, titled, “Bahrain’s Insurance...

Triton Digital Releases Webcast Metrics Rankings for the Top Digital Audio Properties for March 2019 -Thursday 11 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Triton Digital®, the global technology and services leader to the digital audio and podcast industry, released today its monthly Webcast Metrics® rankers for March 2019. The global rankers, in addition to the U.S., LATAM, and EMEA regional rankers provide insight into the...

Takeda Continues Ongoing Inclusion in the FTSE4Good Developed Index & MSCI ESG Leaders Index -Thursday 11 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (“Takeda”) (TOKYO:4502/NYSE:TAK) today announced that it has been selected for the 15th consecutive year by the FTSE4Good Developed Index, one of the world’s premier indices for Socially Responsible Investment (SRI), created by...

Luxembourg’s Reference Programme to Support Start-ups Now Also Covers the Space Sector -Thursday 11 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Led by the Ministry of the Economy, Fit 4 Start is Luxembourg’s national reference programme dedicated to support high potential start-ups by giving them access to early-stage financing and personalised coaching. Until now, Fit 4 Start only addressed Luxembourg and...

BCW Hires Industry Veteran Ben Boyd as a Key Agency Leader in Newly Created Senior Global Role -Thursday 11 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), a leading global communications agency, announced today that Ben Boyd will join the agency as Global Chief Strategy and Operations Officer, effective September 3, 2019. Boyd will partner with BCW’s Global CEO Donna Imperato across all five of the...

GVK BIO Announces Appointment of Robert R. Ruffolo, Ph.D., to its Board of Directors -Thursday 11 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- GVK BIO is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Robert (Bob) R. Ruffolo, to its Board of Directors. “On behalf of GVK BIO and its Board of Directors, I am pleased to welcome Dr. Robert Ruffolo to the Board,” stated Davinder Singh Brar, Chairman GVK BIO. “With a...

The Lancet Publishes: More Than 936 Million Have Obstructive Sleep Apnea Worldwide -Wednesday 10 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- More than 936 million people have obstructive sleep apnea – the disease’s first prevalence update in more than a decade – according to The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, the world’s leading journal in its field. The Lancet today published a multinational analysis by...

SmartStream Publishes Paper Highlighting the Importance of Managing Intraday Liquidity to Generate Revenue -Wednesday 10 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SmartStream Technologies, the financial Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM®) solutions provider, today released a white paper to inform financial institutions of the regulatory pressures imposed on intraday liquidity requirements. This has now moved beyond reporting...

Spectrum Effect Appoints John Saw to Its Board of Directors -Wednesday 10 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Spectrum Effect™, a pioneer in RF spectrum analytics, today announced that John Saw, CTO of Sprint, was appointed to the company’s Board of Directors. Saw will serve as an independent director, joining current board members Scot Jarvis, Gary Sledge, and Bruce Brda. John...

ExaGrid Reports Record Bookings and Revenue for Q2 2019 -Wednesday 10 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ExaGrid®, a leading provider of intelligent hyperconverged storage for backup with data deduplication, today announced record bookings and revenue for the quarter’s end in June 2019. ExaGrid posted the best quarter in its history and is on path to post another record...

Nigeria Successfully Defends Rights in Dispute Against Switzerland -Wednesday 10 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Nigeria won an important victory before the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), in a decision handed down on July 6, 2019, in a case brought against the African state by Switzerland. The Tribunal’s Order on Provisional Measures, in The M/T “San Padre...

Andersen Tax Debuts in United Kingdom -Wednesday 10 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Andersen Global is proud to announce the debut of the Andersen name in United Kingdom with the establishment of Andersen Tax LLP. Andersen Tax LLP in the UK joins the global organization as the first member firm in the UK and is led by Partners George McCracken, Julian...

First IBC Social Impact Awards Celebrate Industry Diversity, Sustainability & Ethical Leadership -Wednesday 10 July 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The industry’s sense of social responsibility is stronger than ever, movements championing diversity and inclusivity are gathering momentum at an unprecedented pace and there is a conscious increase in company initiatives making a positive impact in the wider world. To...

State Street Appoints Head of its Business in UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa -Tuesday 9 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) today announced that it has appointed Jörg Ambrosius as head of its UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) business. Ambrosius, an 18-year State Street veteran will report to Francisco Aristeguieta, the newly appointed head of State...