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 New Leadership Positions Further Accelerate the Company’s Ability to Remain at the Forefront of Technology, Science and Consumer Centricity


LAUSANNE, Switzerland-Wednesday 22 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE:PM) today announced leadership moves to accelerate the realization of its vision of a smoke-free future and further enhance business growth. The company has created the following new roles: Chief Consumer Officer (CCO), Chief Life Sciences Officer (CLSO), Chief Product Officer (CPO) and Chief New Ventures Officer (CNVO).

“Since the launch of our smoke-free product, IQOS, in 2014, we have made enormous progress both in terms of organizational capabilities, know-how and in our business results. With IQOS commercialized in 47 markets today, we are extremely proud of what has been achieved to date, including two recent milestones: realizing 10 million users and the U.S. FD ... Read more »

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ATLANTA-Tuesday 21 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Coca-Cola Company announced today that it will maintain its majority stake in Coca-Cola Beverages Africa for the foreseeable future.

With the change, Coca-Cola will begin presenting the financial statements of CCBA within its results from continuing operations in the second quarter of 2019, in accordance with U.S. accounting standards. CCBA has been accounted for as a discontinued operation since Coca-Cola became the controlling shareowner in October 2017.

Coca-Cola previously announced its intention to refranchise CCBA, which is the largest bottler of Coca-Cola beverages in Africa, serving 12 countries. The company has had discussions with a number of potential partners.

“Coca-Cola Beverages Africa is a very important part of the Coca-Cola system, and we see great opportunities to create even more value,” said Coca-Cola President and Chief Operating Officer Brian Smith. &ld ... Read more »

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WIESBADEN, Germany-Tuesday 21 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- comforte AG today announced its Data Security Solution and Practice for the Payments Industry. The solution is making its debut at Card Forum 2019, the annual gathering of card and payment executives from the industry’s leading issuers, networks, retailers and innovators. Card Forum 2019 is being held this week in New Orleans.

comforte AG has over a decade of history working with payment service providers (PSPs) to achieve compliance with data security regulations, in particular PCI DSS, as well as with more recent legislation such as the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) or the upcoming California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Our new solution will provide PSPs with enterprise-grade data security that not only fulfills key requirements of existing regulations, but will also help them to prepare for PSD2, which comes into effect in September of this year.

PSD2 and o ... Read more »

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New Study Evaluates Ability of Masimo SpHb® (Noninvasive Hemoglobin) to Estimate Timing for Invasive Measurement to Detect Anemia During Surgery

NEUCHATEL, Switzerland-Tuesday 21 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the results of a study published in BMC Anesthesiology in which clinicians at Peking Union Medical College in Beijing evaluated the ability o ... Read more »

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Dallas, United States of America; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Chennai, India-Tuesday 21 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Beyontec, a leading provider of technology solutions for the global insurance industry achieved the significant 50-customers milestone and has set the acceleration of its growth trajectory with focus on new markets and the introduction of new products. The company continues to enlarge its global footprint with leading-edge digital solutions that focuses on improving the process efficiencies and customer retention across markets and multiple insurance business lines.

In the last one decade since inception, Beyontec has rapidly improved its global presence by establishing itself in the USA before making inroads into the GCC and pan-African markets. Today, it works with many of the top five insurers in each of the major countries that it operates in and has earned for itself a reputation as the trusted provider of world-class, high quality, technology solutio ... Read more »

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PHILADELPHIA-Tuesday 21 May 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- PEI-Genesis, the world’s fastest assembler of precision connectors, has promoted Peter Austin to General Manager North America and Corporate Senior Vice President, effective immediately. He will continue to report directly to Steven Fisher, PEI-Genesis Chairman and CEO.

“Since joining PEI-Genesis in 2016, Peter has proven to be a valuable leader and an unparalleled strategic thinker in working to move the business forward,” said Fisher. “With his decades of experience in the electronics industry, his innovative thinking, and his ability to lead teams across North America, we have many accomplishments to tout, all directly related to his work.”

In addition to his current responsibilities, in his new General Manager role, Austin will have responsibility for all operations in North America, including the company’s production facilities in South Bend, IN, Chandl ... Read more »

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