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Bodin to succeed Ed Nusbaum from 1 January 2018

LONDON -Tuesday, May 16th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Peter Bodin will lead Grant Thornton International Ltd (GTIL), the global entity of one of the world’s leading professional services networks with 47,000 people at member firms in over 130 countries, it was announced today. Bodin, the former CEO of Grant Thornton Sweden, will assume the role with effect from 1 January 2018 for a five year term, succeeding Ed Nusbaum who will retire at the end of this year after eight years as CEO.

Speaking from London where GTIL is based, Peter Bodin said, “I am honoured and excited to be given this opportunity to lead Grant Thornton into its next era of growth and expansion. I have always believed sustainable business success is built on having the right people, leadership and culture. My role will be to create an environment that allows Grant Thornton people and firms to collaborate, not just w ... Read more »

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HOUSTON -Tuesday, May 16th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ascend Performance Materials, the largest fully integrated producer of PA66 resin, will exhibit a range of products for automotive, home and commercial and industrial applications at Chinaplas 2017.

Ascend manufactures specialized formulations of PA66 for use in automotive components, consumer goods, industrial products, textiles, and electrical and electronic components.

“We are fully committed to the PA66 chain. It is our only business,” said Phil McDivitt, president and CEO at Ascend. “Our 60-plus years of PA66 technical expertise combined with our world-class operations and continued investments in our people, technologies and facilities position us uniquely to help our customers in China and around the world grow.”

Ascend also will have technical experts on hand who will give a presentation about the unique role Vydyne® PA66 has played over the years to ... Read more »

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-Long-term collaboration to harness new scientific discoveries in areas of high unmet medical need such as cardiometabolic disease, cancer immunology and new therapeutic approaches such as regenerative medicine and gene therapy

-New partnership with one of the worldwide leading life science research institutions aims to expand portfolio of R&D projects with first in class and breakthrough potential

INGELHEIM, Germany & BEIJING, China-Tuesday, May 16th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim and Peking University (PKU) today announced an ambitious strategic partnership with the aim of jointly advancing early science innovation across a range of areas of high medical need.
The partnership will implement a multifaceted collaboration model that nimbly and flexibly caters for the specific needs of the involved research groups. It will comprise project based research, a joint post-doctorate fellowship program and a number of ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO -Tuesday, May 16th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global is excited to announce a presence in Nigeria with the addition of the practice formerly run under WTS ADEBIYI & Associates. Effective July 1st, 2017, the collaborating firm will join Andersen Global in Nigeria as Adebiyi Tax & Legal, and later adopt the Andersen name with locations in both Lagos and Abuja. This kickstarts Andersen’s expansion into Africa.

Lead Partner Olaleye Adebiyi commented, “As an Arthur Andersen alumnus, I look forward to rejoining the culture that helped shape my values—for me, this is like going back to my heritage. The collaboration with Andersen Global will allow us to develop better solutions to serve our clients and provide more extensive and quality coverage internationally.”

The firm will provide tax and legal services for international, multinational and individual clients in Nigeria, West Africa ... Read more »

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World’s Lightest Fully Compliant Document Management

TOKYO -Tuesday, May 16th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Agatha Inc. today announced the acceleration of the global expansion of Agatha’s Quality and Content Management Cloud Service for the Life-sciences and Healthcare ( Agatha further enters into the global market after a track record of successful clients in Japan, Europe and US.
Agatha will present the market's most easy-to-use and cost effective cloud service at DIA 2017 Annual Meeting held in Chicago during June 18-22.

Easy-to-use and cost effective with compliance

Traditional regulatory compliant document management systems struggle to add more and more features and to address growing complexity. The existing legacy systems are difficult to use without extensive training and very expensive. Such heavy systems cannot keep up with increasing flexible needs of cross organizational projects.

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Next-generation feature of Ultra HD to be transmitted live on LG OLED TV via ASTRA satellite

LUXEMBOURG -Tuesday, May 16th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) and LG Electronics (LG) will demonstrate OLED TV’s cutting-edge 4K High Frame Rate (HFR) broadcast at the tenth SES Industry Days conference in Luxembourg on 16 and 17 May.

The 4K HFR content will be transmitted live via an ASTRA satellite at 19.2 degrees East and displayed on LG’s OLED TV, using prototype HFR software. This demonstration will offer visitors the opportunity to experience the highly-improved picture quality of next generation 4K HFR broadcast content.

HFR is a new broadcast technology that enhances the quality of 4K Ultra HD delivery by increasing frames per second (FPS) up to 120, the maximum for broadcast content, compared to most current technology which typically supports 50 FPS content or less. The enhanced FPS rate is par ... Read more »

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 Transaction will provide Rimini Street additional growth capital to expand service offerings and capabilities, strengthen balance sheet, and fund potential acquisitions; Combined company to be named Rimini Street, Inc. and trade on NASDAQ as “RMNI”

LAS VEGAS & NEW YORK -Wednesday, May 17th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc. (“Rimini Street” or the “Company”) and GP Investments Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: GPIA; GPIAW; GPIAU) (“GPIAC”) have entered into a definitive merger agreement, which will result in the merger of Rimini Street with and into GPIAC. At closing of the transaction, GPIAC is expected to be renamed Rimini Street, Inc. and continue trading on NASDAQ under the new ticker symbol “RMNI.”

Rimini Street, founded in 2005, is the leading global provider of independent enterprise software support services. The Company provides subscription-based support services ... Read more »

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LONDON & NEW YORK & SINGAPORE -Tuesday, May 16th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OpenLink, the global leader in trading, treasury and risk management solutions for the energy, commodities, corporate and financial services industries, today announced the launch of OpenLink Cloud – the world’s first and most comprehensive enterprise Cloud platform for trading, treasury and risk management.

OpenLink Cloud is designed to transform trading, treasury and risk departments, combining the best of OpenLink’s flagship products with an extensible and transparent platform for unprecedented agility and innovation. Delivering the highest standards of security for highly regulated, data-intensive organizations, OpenLink Cloud combines the strength and security of the Microsoft Azure platform with best-of-breed OpenLink security and tools to ensure that our clients’ mission-critical systems and data are protected at all times.

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday, May 16th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC) received an honorary award at the Fes Meknes Economic Forum that was held for the first time this year between May 10th to 12th in Fes, Morocco and organized by the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services of Fes Meknes.

The Fund was recognized for all its efforts in contributing to the economic boost of the local Moroccan community through its sustainability efforts in conserving the Houbara bustard. Representing the Fund at the award ceremony was H.E. Majid Al Mansouri, Board Member, Rapporteur of IFHC Governing Board and Managing Director, who received the award at the Forum that gathered national and international decision-makers that are concerned with economic issues and encouraging investment and trade.

The IFHC was also recognized for its significant work in the development of communities surrounding the two Houbara breeding ... Read more »

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First of its kind system enables businesses to manage hundreds of Sanbot Robots from anywhere in the world

SHENZHEN, China -Tuesday, May 16th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- QIHAN Technology Company (QIHAN), a Chinese company focused on innovations in robotics, AI and video analysis, announced today a Multi-service Platform System (MPS) for Sanbot, its intelligent, cloud-enabled humanoid robot. The MPS solution is a centralized management system that enables businesses to control and monitor their fleet of interactive Sanbot robots from anywhere – bringing personalized communications and services to companies worldwide.

With MPS, businesses can customize and create tasks for Sanbot on a PC, tablet or smartphone and distribute them to a fleet of Sanbots over the QIHAN cloud. Using Sanbot’s open API, MPS allows businesses to upload and share customized marketing content including PowerPoint presentations, audio, video, or text files.

... Read more »

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BrandHawk Service provides custom-tailored solutions for aviation authorities for monitoring social media, online sites, fake domains, and dark web for any threats to the aviation industry

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, May 17th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

Airports are the central hubs of our world – miniature self-contained cities that provide to the needs of hundreds of thousands of people daily, from travel to entertainment to housing. Airports are very visible on many levels and channels, and have hundreds of visible assets, both physically, and online as well. There are always threats to these assets, in the form of scammers, criminals, and threat actors. Airports need to have these threats and issues monitored, reported, and addressed.

Enter Managed FZ-LLC, leaders in the industry of Online Threat Monitoring, and their BrandHawk Online Brand Abuse Monitoring service. The service, already in use by some of the largest organizations and corporatio ... Read more »

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