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Egon Zehnder Global Board Diversity Tracker Suggests Gender Parity in the Boardroom May Never Be Achieved LONDON & NEW YORK & ZURICH -Tuesday 11 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Egon Zehnder, the world's leadership advisory firm, today released the results of its 2018 Global Board Diversity Tracker. The study shows the accelerating growth seen in female directors in Western Europe is now levelling off, and growth elsewhere remains sluggish, suggesting...

Cred Opens Its Platform to Developers and Businesses -Tuesday 11 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cred, the leading provider of crypto-backed lending with over $300 million in credit facilities, today announced the launch of CredX, Cred’s developer platform, enabling any company or developer to turn their products into powerful financial applications for their customers....

Sharjah Finance Department Cooperate With Sharjah Islamic Bank to Facilitate Payment Services -Tuesday 11 December 2018  

Sharjah Finance Department signed yesterday on Monday, an agreement with Sharjah Islamic Bank to cooperate in banking services to be provided to clients of both sides, in the context of Making the payment service easer to the clients and enabling them to pay service charges and Government...

Grundfos Takes Part in the Retrofit Seminar -Tuesday 11 December 2018  

Grundfos, the award-winning world leader in advanced pump and water application systems, took part in the Retrofit Seminar, a two-day leading event organized by the Danish Embassy on the 5th and 6th November 2018 at the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre, Dubai. Green at heart and at the...

Cityscape Jeddah Billed For 2019 -Tuesday 11 December 2018

Informa Exhibitions, Saudi, a newly opened country branch of Informa Exhibitions is looking to grow Saudi Arabia’s non-oil sector with its events in 2019. The expansion into KSA this year comes at a pivotal time as the country prepares for its Saudi Vision 2030 goals, a blueprint for economic...

Yamaha Motor Outline of Long-term Vision & New Medium-term Management Plan -Tuesday 11 December 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:7272) announced today that it has formulated its long-term vision until 2030, and a New Medium-term Management Plan for the three-year period starting in 2019. For its long-term vision, Yamaha Motor has created the slogan “ART for Human...

E2 Dubai South Launched A Virtual Reality Venue Experience -Tuesday 11 December 2018  

For the first time, E2 Dubai South has recently introduced a 3D Virtual Tour of a spacious events venue at e2-dubaisouth.ae setting up a fresh and contemporary trend in Dubai's events industry. The tour displays a 360-degree view of the modern center's interior and enables users with an...

China Shanghu Builds Itself into an International Health Demonstration Zone -Tuesday 11 December 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- On October 25, 2018, the 13th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands declared that Changshu was put on the list of the first “International Wetland Cities” in the world, in recognition of its success in the protection...

New Trends in Energy Management Disrupt the Facilities Management Industry in the GCC -Tuesday 11 December 2018  

On the back of rapidly evolving technologies and digital revolution across multiple industries, Facilities Management (FM) companies are now starting to go through a significant transformation to catch up with the new demands in the marketplace. Competing in the industry and maintaining...

Emirates Insurance Company Has Been Proclaimed The General Insurance Company Of The Year 2018 By MIIA -Monday 10 December 2018

The 5th Annual Middle East Insurance Industry Awards (MIIA) proclaimed Emirates Insurance Company as the General Insurance Company of the Year 2018, at the recently held awards function in Dubai. Outperforming other leading insurers to win the coveted award, Emirates Insurance has proven its...

IDOOH enters Africa through partnership with Abercairn Digital to bring in-taxi entertainment to Nigeria -Monday 10 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- IDOOH International has expanded to Africa through a partnership with Nigeria’s Abercairn Digital to deploy 1,000 in-vehicle media screens with ride-hail drivers in Lagos to provide passengers with an entertaining and interactive passenger experience. Drivers will benefit...

Phoenix Contact now offers the PLCnext Store for its open control platform PLCnext. -Monday 10 December 2018  

In order to be able to keep pace with the speed of technical developments, which is increasing significantly throughout the world, new approaches need to be found to harness existing knowledge on a broader basis. Against this backdrop, Phoenix Contact presented the PLCnext Store at this year's...

Harvest Health & Recreation, Inc. to hold Conference Call to Discuss Q3 2018 Results and Performance Outlook -Monday 10 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Harvest Health & Recreation, Inc. (HARV: CSE) will hold its Third Quarter 2018 earnings conference call on: Tuesday, December 11, 2018 8:30 AM (Eastern Time) Participating on the call to review Harvest Health & Recreation’s Third Quarter 2018 financial and operating...

Jetex Now the Exclusive Dealer in the Middle East for Hi-Tech New HondaJet  -Monday 10 December 2018  

Jetex is bringing the next-generation in advanced private jets to the Middle East after striking an agreement with Honda Aircraft Company to become the exclusive authorized dealer for the region. The deal means Jetex is now the manufacturer’s sole representative for the new HondaJet...

GEZE LED Sensor Foot Switch for Automatic Door Systems -Monday 10 December 2018  

GEZE is one of the world‘s leading manufacturers of building technology. GEZE creates individual, customized solutions for complete door, window and safety technology, and offer an extensive range of services. “Our high company standards ensure that our products contribute to innovative...

David Hall Wows Industry with New Technology Solution for Space Exploration -Monday 10 December 2018      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- David Hall is one of history’s rare technological visionaries with the imagination and technical wherewithal to recognize a problem, conceive a solution, and then build something that works. On December 6 at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s event, LAUNCH: Industry Taking Off,...

SIAE MICROELETTRONICA Outperforms Telefónica 10Gbps E-band Tests to Power 5G Backhauling -Monday 10 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Telefónica a global leader mobile operator and SIAE MICROELETTRONICA a leader in wireless transport technology have put to the test the high capacity 10Gbps wireless links to enhance the backhauling network for the future advent of 5G. The millimetre-wave...

Raj Subramaniam Named as FedEx Express President and CEO -Monday 10 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FedEx Corp. (NYSE:FDX) announced today that David L. Cunningham, president and chief executive officer of FedEx Express, will retire effective December 31, 2018. Raj Subramaniam, currently executive vice president, chief marketing and communications officer of FedEx...

HCL Technologies to Acquire Select IBM Software Products for $1.8B -Sunday 9 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IBM (NYSE:IBM) and HCL Technologies (HCL) today announced a definitive agreement under which HCL will acquire select IBM software products for $1.8 billion. The transaction is expected to close by mid-2019, subject to completion of applicable regulatory reviews. The...

Cred and Universal Protocol Alliance Join Blockchain Advocacy Coalition (BAC) -Sunday 9 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cred, the leading provider of crypto-backed lending with over $300 million in credit facilities and the Universal Protocol Alliance, creator of the Universal Protocol Platform, today announced that they will join the Board of the Blockchain Advocacy Coalition to provide...