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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...

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...

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...

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...

Concordia Receives $5.6-Million Gift to Spark Creative Minds; Largest Gift Ever to Quebec-Based Fine Arts Faculty -Saturday 16 March 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Concordia has received the largest gift in Quebec history towards a university-based fine arts faculty. The Peter N. Thomson Family Trust has given $5.6-million to Concordia’s Faculty of Fine Arts to support students in three key areas: graduate scholarships, field school...

BCW Wins 2019 Artificial Intelligence Excellence Award -Friday 15 March 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe) today announced it was a winner in the Business Intelligence Group’s Artificial Intelligence Excellence Awards program for its work on behalf of client Boehringer Ingelheim in creating the first-ever AI chatbot for global patient education launched...

Rimini Street Announces Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Annual 2018 Financial Results -Friday 15 March 2019  

Quarterly revenue of $67.7 million, up 17% year over year Fiscal year revenue of $252.8 million, up 19% year over year Fiscal year gross margin of 62.0%, up from 61.0% in 2017 Fiscal year operating income of $25.4 million, up 15% year over year 1,802 active clients at fiscal...

Innovid Accelerates Global Expansion with Appointment of Seamus Whittingham as Managing Director, EMEA -Thursday 14 March 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Innovid, the world’s leading video advertising platform, today announced the appointment of marketing industry veteran Seamus Whittingham to lead its EMEA team as Managing Director, based out of London. In his new role, Whittingham will be focused on driving Innovid’s...

Mary Kay Reveals Latest Research at the 20th World Dermatology Congress -Thursday 14 March 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- As one of the world’s leading skincare innovators in the direct selling and cosmetic industries, Mary Kay Inc. continues its decades-long commitment to skin science research as a sponsor of the 20th World Dermatology Congress. The event, held on March 13-14 in Singapore,...