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Nashwa Al Ruwaini and Pyramedia Triumphed at Le Fonti IAIR Awards DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday 31 January 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nashwa Al Ruwaini, CEO of media and TV production company Pyramedia triumphed at the 25th edition of the Le Fonti IAIR Awards. The Award Ceremony, held at the Palace Downtown Dubai on the 15th of December 2016, crowned her as CEO of the Year over the entire Middle East. This is...

SES and Satcom Global sign an agreement for global Ku-band network -Tuesday 31 January 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that Satcom Global, a leading provider of global satellite communications services to the maritime and land sectors, will become a key partner for SES. The differentiated mobility solution will form a crucial part of...

Grundfos Launches Its First CRN Pumps Assembly Line in the Middle East -Tuesday 31 January 2017  

Grundfos, the award-winning world leader in advanced pump solutions, recently launched its first assembly line for CRN pumps in the Middle East. The opening of the assembly line located at the company’s facilities in Jebel Ali in Dubai comes following an extensive feasibility study that...

712 cross the vertical line at the inaugural Climb to Abu Dhabi -Monday 30 January 2017  

Under the initiative of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, The Climb to Abu Dhabi Vertical Marathon presented by Daman’s ActiveLife was held at the iconic Etihad Towers on Friday the 27th of January 2017. A total of 712 participants took up the challenge across 6 different race categories climbing...

Boxed with love: Newby Teas to launch redesign of its popular ‘From the Heart’ gift box set -Sunday 29 January 2017  

Newby Teas, the luxury tea company, is launching a redesigned From the Heart gift box for Valentine’s Day 2017. Followers of the world’s leading luxury tea brand – will recognise the original design, but with a dramatic twist. The box will change, but the tea will remain the popular mix of...

Wilo Middle East Showcases latest German technologies at HVACR Expo Saudi, Jeddah -Sunday 29 January 2017  

Wilo Middle East FZE, the leading pump manufacturer Headquartered in Germany, took part in the second edition of the HVACR Expo Saudi, the country’s largest dedicated air-handling and refrigeration event in the region. The expo, which was held at the Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events from...

Energizing the Infrastructure Industry with Phoenix Contact’s Inspiring Innovations  -Sunday 29 January 2017  

Phoenix Contact, an electrical engineering company is set to participate at the upcoming 42nd edition of the Middle East Electricity (MEE) 2017. The Phoenix Contact stall will be located at booth number 6A10 in hall number 6 at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 14 – 16 February 2017. ...

IMA Chair-Elect in Middle East to Talk about Risks and Value Creation among Finance Professionals -Sunday 29 January 2017  

From January 28 to February 1, the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Chair Elect, Alex Eng, CMA, CFM, CPA, will visit four major cities in the Middle East to discuss the effects of fluctuating oil prices and how accounting and finance professionals can help create value for their...

Picasso Estate Sold to Scepter Chairman Rayo Withanage -Saturday 28 January 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The sprawling estate and final home of Pablo Picasso in Mougins, France was sold for an undisclosed sum to Brunei financier Rayo Withanage. The Mayor of Mougins confirmed in an official press release the sale as reported by The Wall Street Journal. A resident of Bermuda and...

Jardiance® (empagliflozin) becomes first type 2 diabetes medicine in the EU to include cardiovascular... -Thursday 26 January 2017  

This is the first time the European Commission approved the use of a diabetes treatment for its effect on both blood sugar control and cardiovascular (CV) events The CV data incorporated into the updated label are from the EMPA-REG OUTCOME® trial, which showed Jardiance® reduced the risk...

Neustar Hires Barrett Lyon to Head Research and Development of Security Solutions -Wednesday 25 January 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Neustar, Inc. (NYSE: NSR), a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, today announced it has appointed Barrett Lyon as Head of Research and Development of Neustar Security Solutions, where he will drive product innovation. Lyon joins Neustar with unrivaled...

Mirdif Community Comes of Age with Freehold Development -Wednesday 25 January 2017  

Dubai Investments Real Estate Company (DIRC) latest development, Mirdif Hills, is set to become one of the most popular residential communities in Dubai. The freehold mixed-use residential, commercial and retail development promises home owners a wide range of residential, shopping and services...

Enabling Farmers to Improve Agricultural Prosperity in Africa -Tuesday 24 January 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, today held its sixth annual AGCO Africa Summit in Berlin, Germany. A joint initiative of AGCO, Bayer CropScience, Rabobank, De Lage Landen, Trelleborg and Fuse...

Hilton Delivers Another Record-Setting Year, Set Up for Continued Outperformance -Tuesday 24 January 2017  

Creates Nearly 20,000 New Hotel Jobs Worldwide in 2016, Projected to Add 25,000 more in 2017 (BUSINESS WIRE)-- 2016 was an extraordinarily impactful year for Hilton (NYSE:HLT), which achieved record pipeline and net unit growth, accomplished its most successful brand launch with Tru by Hilton...

Hilton Launches Its 14th Brand: Tapestry Collection by Hilton  -Tuesday 24 January 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the launch of a vibrant new brand that offers guests a refreshing choice for an independent hotel stay: Tapestry Collection by Hilton. Tapestry Collection by Hilton marks the 14th brand and second collection brand for Hilton, the world’s...

Nuvias Opens New Office in Switzerland -Tuesday 24 January 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nuvias, the pan-EMEA, high value IT distributor (which includes Zycko, Wick Hill and SIPHON) announces the opening of a new office in Zurich, Switzerland. This latest office gives Nuvias complete coverage across the DACH1 region and complements its existing offices in Germany...

TP-Link Middle East Partners with SALE International in Oman -Tuesday 24 January 2017  

TP-Link Technologies Co Ltd, a global provider of SOHO, SMB networking products, wireless LAN solutions and mobile devices, has appointed SALE International LLC as its distributor for the Neffos smartphone portfolio in Oman. According to the vendor, which manufactures a broad range of...

Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Joins Forces with Public and Private Partners During the 2017 World Economic Forum Annual... -Monday 23 January 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On Jan. 20, during the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation joined forces with The END Fund and other key partners committed to accelerating progress on neglected tropical diseases, including Bill Gates,...

The Environment and Protected Areas Authority (EPAA) in Sharjah Launches the 18th Sharjah International Conservation... -Sunday 22 January 2017  

Under the generous patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, the Environment and Protected Areas Authority (EPAA) is pleased to announce the 18th Sharjah International Conservation Forum for Arabian Biodiversity (...

Millennials Fostering Peace in Bogotá, Colombia Awarded Grant from The Coca-Cola Company -Friday 20 January 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A summer camp created by millennials to foster peace and reconciliation in conflict-torn areas of Colombia was awarded the Grand Prize of the 2016 “Coca-Cola Shaping a Better Future Grant Challenge.” The camp project, known as “Bakongo Paz”, was developed by the members...