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Explores the Role of Governments, Corporate Ingenuity and Consumers’ Self-Interests

LAUSANNE, Switzerland-Wednesday 23 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In a new White Paper, “Public Health—Much Harder than Rocket Science,” Philip Morris International (PMI) (NYSE:PM) looks at the dynamics between consumers, corporations and authorities across a range of global public health issues. It is based on a recent global survey conducted by IPSOS.

Consumers all over the world want their governments to do better at solving major public health issues, according to the IPSOS survey of 31,000 respondents across 31 countries commissioned by PMI. In the survey, respondents were asked how important they believed it is for governments to dedicate time and resources to nine global health ... Read more »

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PARIS -Wednesday 23 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CNIM - in partnership with Socarenam, Mauric and CNN MCO - has been awarded the contract to replace the French Navy's landing crafts. Fourteen new Standard Amphibious Landing Crafts (EDA-S) are to be built over a ten-year period. This contract reasserts CNIM's status as a key partner to the French Navy and a European leader in the area of amphibious operations, supplying the complementary innovative vessels: EDA-S and EDA-R (already in service in the French Navy, designed by CNIM).

Next-generation of vessels designed by CNIM

"Winning this European tender reasserts CNIM's status as experts in amphibious craft design. CNIM is to replace the French Navy's existing landing craft with fourteen new Standard Amphibious Landing Craft, also called EDA-S", notes Philippe Demigné, a CNIM Board Member.

These vessels will conduct amphibious operations from the well decks ab ... Read more »

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RALEIGH, N.C. & POTSDAM, Germany-Tuesday 22 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Metabolon, the world leader in metabolomics, today announced that Michael Rasche joined the company as President of International Business. Michael will report to Rohan Hastie, Metabolon’s President and CEO, and become a member of the corporate executive team. He will lead all of Metabolon's international business activities with a strong focus on customer and team expansion.

"We are thrilled to have Michael join the Metabolon team," said Hastie. "Michael brings a wealth of commercial and business experience across multiple areas of life sciences, from Pharma to Diagnostics and Biotech. I know he will make an immediate impact on our existing and future customers."

"I am very excited to become part of the Metabolon success story," added Rasche. "I will passionately lead our team to drive accelerated business expansion acros ... Read more »

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 Partners with Fast Company, the leading editorial voice on innovation


DAVOS, Switzerland-Tuesday 22 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company and the World Economic Forum’s Strategic Partner, today announced its largest presence to date at the side-lines of World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos scheduled from 21st January 2019 to 25th January 2019. The company will host a three-day event in a special Pavilion that will feature a technology showcase, thought-leadership programs, as well as a number of high-level networking and social events throughout the tenure of the conference.

The overarching theme of the HCL and Fast Company programs will explore how humanity’s relationship with technology will evolve through the next decade of rapid innovation. HCL has partnered with Fast Company to develop a thought-leadership track that includes three panel ... Read more »

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Discussions around challenges in protein production in agriculture and solutions to improve the ethical treatment of animals

DULUTH, Ga.-Friday 18 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AGCO (NYSE: AGCO), a global leader in manufacturing and the distribution of agricultural equipment and solutions, today hosted its annual AGCO Berlin Summit. The international industry event aims to bring together decision-makers in politics, economy and society to share their experiences and discuss the future of the agricultural industry. Today’s ‘Feeding the World - The Future for Protein’ summit was focused on aspects of animal welfare in the context of modern agriculture, including the need for sustainable protein production to meet an increasing demand for protein-rich foods. The AGCO Berlin Summit is a joint initiative of AGCO and the new AGCO Agriculture Foundation. The AGCO Agriculture Foundation develops charitable initiatives to enhance global food ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Friday 18 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI), a leading provider of indexes and portfolio construction and risk management tools and services for global investors, today announced it will release its results for the fourth quarter and full year 2018 on Thursday, January 31, 2019.

MSCI's senior management will review the fourth quarter and full year 2018 results on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 11:00 AM Eastern Time. To listen to the live event, visit the events and presentations section of MSCI's Investor Relations homepage,, or dial 1-877-376-9931 conference ID: 3474708 within the United States. International callers dial 1-720-405-2251 conference ID: 3474708. The earnings release and related investor presentation used during the conference call will be made available on MSCI's Investor Relations homepage.

An audio recording of the conference call will be available on our Inv ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 22 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Most men are ready to grow moustaches, but the fear of spotting a white hair might shun the thought for many. To ensure that white hair doesn’t sap the self-image of the individual, CosmeSurge in Abu Dhabi has introduced an advanced preventive as well as a curative measure against hair whitening.

“It is normal for hair colour to change as people age, but white hair can appear almost any time in life. Even teenagers and people in their early 20s may notice stands of white hair. To ensure that white hair doesn’t embarrass individuals amongst their peers, we’ve introduced an advanced option of laser treatment, the first of its kind in the UAE to wither away white hair,” said Dr Salwa Abo Rashed who serves as a specialist dermatologist at CosmeSurge.

The advanced laser treatment at CosmeSurge is suitable to eliminate white hair from moustache, beard and all other sens ... Read more »

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.-Tuesday 22 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GA Telesis, LLC, a leading global commercial aviation integrated services provider, announces that its Board of Directors will appoint Norman C.T. Liu as an Independent Board Member effective February 1, 2019.

Norm brings over 35 years of experience in aviation financing, infrastructure investing and investment banking. He is the former Chairman, President and CEO of GE Capital Aviation Services (“GECAS"), a world leader in commercial aircraft leasing and financing. He retired from GE at the end of 2016 after 30 years of service and is currently a senior advisor to various companies in the infrastructure and aviation sectors. He was an Advanced Leadership Fellow at Harvard in 2017 and also serves as an Adjunct Professor at University College Dublin in Ireland. He received his bachelor’s degree from Yale University and his MBA from Harvard Business School.

“We ... Read more »

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PARIS-Tuesday 22 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MagicStay, the first apartment booking site dedicated to business travel and mobility, is launching its new Magic Loyalty Card program to reward traveler loyalty. MagicStay is the first French alternative accommodation booking site, created to meet the requirements of business travel (duty of care, date protection, travel policy…) and available for all those who wish to travel peacefully. The platform provides over 200 000 studios, apartments and houses in more than 90 countries.

Collect points for every euro spent:

When booking on MagicStay, for every euro spent, customers will receive one loyalty point. Put forward to simplify and personalize customer experience, the program allows travelers to spend the collected points as they wish: discount on future reservations, gifts or donations to charitable organizations. Each customer will be able to consult their loyalty points on their persona ... Read more »

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