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Nabd Overtakes Social Media in Driving Traffic to Key Publishers in MENA Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday 14 January 2020

For many publishers in the Middle East region, Nabd –the largest personalized Arabic newsreader– has become the number one source of referrals to their portals, exceeding Social Media networks, as a traffic source. “In BBC Arabic, we consider our partnership with Nabd to be the most...

IGI Appoints Robin Sidders as Head of IR -Tuesday 14 January 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- International General Insurance Holdings Limited (IGI), the international specialist commercial insurer and reinsurer, has announced the appointment of Robin Sidders as Head of Investor Relations. Robin has over 25 years’ leadership experience in strategic financial...

Morrow Sodali Bolsters its Debt Services Team with Key Industry Hires -Tuesday 14 January 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Morrow Sodali announced today that Debt Capital Markets industry experts Damian Watkin, Damir Hadžiosmanović, Ken Abela and Tina Siu, have joined the firm as part of a global strategy to strengthen its bonds-related services offering. The team, which provides 50+ years of...

Tommy Hilfiger Announces Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge Social Entrepreneur Finalists -Monday 13 January 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Tommy Hilfiger, which is owned by PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH], announces the six finalists in the 2019 Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge. Now in its second year, the global program aims to support entrepreneurial start-up and scale-up businesses developing solutions...

The Emirate of Sharjah has announced a budget with total expenses of AED29.1 billion for 2020, a 2 percent increase in... -Sunday 12 January 2020

H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, announced a budget with total expenses of AED29.1 billion for 2020, a 2 percent increase in comparison to its 2019 budget. The approved budget will see an increase in expenses across several sectors...

Burson-Marsteller Founder Harold Burson Passes Away at Age 98 -Sunday 12 January 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Harold Burson, once a 14-cents-per-column-inch stringer for a Memphis newspaper, who reported the Nuremberg Trial for the Army radio network in Europe and whose one-man consultancy became by 1983 the world’s largest public relations firm, died on January 10, 2020. He was...

Luxoft and LG Electronics to Form Joint Venture to Enable Digital, Consumer-grade Experiences in Automotive -Sunday 12 January 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Luxoft, a DXC Technology Company (NYSE:DXC), and LG Electronics (LG) today announced that they will form an automotive joint venture to advance the deployment of production-ready digital cockpit, in-vehicle infotainment, rear-seat entertainment (RSE) and ride-hailing...

Western Union Expands Bank Account Payout in China Via Du Xiaoman Financial Mobile App -Saturday 11 January 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Western Union, a leader in global cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, and Du Xiaoman Financial (formerly fintech Baidu Finance) and its network of bank partners, today launched Western Union® international money transfers to be paid out in real-time...

AURAK and Coastal Carolina University Ink Cooperation Agreement -Saturday 11 January 2020  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) and Coastal Carolina University in the United States have signed an agreement to stimulate cooperation and strengthen research, teaching and outreach to promote development, broaden international experiences and promote cross-cultural knowledge...

Xiaomi and MPEG LA Announce Xiaomi’s Signing of MPEG LA’s HEVC License -Saturday 11 January 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- World intellectual property licensing leader MPEG LA, LLC (“MPEG LA”) and leading international supplier of smartphones and other smart products Xiaomi today announced that Xiaomi has become a Licensee to MPEG LA’s HEVC Patent Portfolio License (“HEVC...

Sanjit Bardhan to Lead Salient Systems International Sales in the Middle East, Africa, and India -Friday 10 January 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Salient Systems Corporation, a leader in enterprise video surveillance management solutions, is pleased to announce Sanjit Bardhan has been appointed as Director of Middle East, Africa, and India. Mr. Bardhan will report to Ethan Maxon, Vice President - International Sales, at...

At CES 2020 Panasonic Demonstrates the Future of Mobility, Immersive Entertainment, Broadcasting for Gaming and More -Friday 10 January 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- From once in a lifetime experiences and intergalactic travel to safer, more efficient roadways, smart mobility solutions, and immersive entertainment experiences, Panasonic is showcasing a wide range of innovation at CES 2020. Panasonic’s booth is divided into three highly...

Mouser Electronics and Grant Imahara Showcase Contract Manufacturing in “Engineering Big Ideas” Video... -Thursday 9 January 2020      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mouser Electronics, Inc. and celebrity engineer Grant Imahara today released the final Engineering Big Ideas video, the latest series in Mouser’s award-winning Empowering Innovation Together™ program. To watch the enlightening video, go...

Global Leadership Hires Drive New Decade of Disruption, Growth and Opportunity at Exclusive Networks -Thursday 9 January 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Exclusive Networks today announced the appointments of four new Senior Vice Presidents to complement its existing global leadership team. The appointments of Gerard Allison (SVP, EMEA), Brad Gray (SVP, APAC), Scott Lewis (SVP, Americas) and Barrie Desmond (SVP Marketing &...

Boehringer Ingelheim Partners with Enleofen to Develop First-in-Class Anti-IL-11 Therapies for a Range of Fibrotic... -Thursday 9 January 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim and Enleofen Bio Pte. Ltd. (Enleofen) announced today the acquisition of worldwide exclusive rights to Enleofen’s preclinical interleukin-11 (IL-11) platform by Boehringer Ingelheim to develop first-in-class therapies across a broad range of...

Rahi Systems Launches Cloud Strategy Headed by New CTO Matt Robinson -Thursday 9 January 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Rahi Systems announced today the launch of its cloud strategy and the addition of Matt Robinson as CTO for cloud and infrastructure. Robinson will lead the development of Rahi’s cloud services, which will leverage Rahi’s proven ability to deliver cost-effective and...

IDEMIA Taps Former Amazon Exec David Desharnais as Chief Digital Product Officer -Thursday 9 January 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, has today announced the appointment of David Desharnais as the Group’s Chief Digital Product Officer. As Executive Vice-President and a key member of IDEMIA Group’s Executive Committee, Desharnais will lead IDEMIA’s cloud...

British Centres for Business Announced as Delivery Partner of Capita in the Middle East -Thursday 9 January 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Capital Scaling Partner (CSP), the start-up development business of Capita plc, has appointed The British Centres for Business (BCB) as its delivery partner in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), supporting its growth and interests in the Middle East. The BCB provides...

Velodyne Lidar Introduces Velabit™ -Thursday 9 January 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today introduced Velabit™, Velodyne’s smallest sensor which brings new levels of versatility and affordability to 3D lidar perception, at CES 2020. The Velabit leverages Velodyne’s innovative lidar technology and manufacturing partnerships for cost...

Fakih IVF now available at your fingertips -Thursday 9 January 2020  

Fakih IVF Fertility Center, one of the leading fertility center in the GCC, recently launched the ‘Fakih IVF Mobile Application,’ to better enhance and improve patient experience. Launched after a year of extensive research, the mobile application allows patients to easily manage their...