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TOKYO-Thursday 30 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Kioxia Holdings Corporation today announced the appointment of Masaki Momodomi as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Kioxia, effective immediately. Mr. Momodomi fills the role of Former CTO Nobuo Hayasaka, who has been appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Kioxia.

Mr. Momodomi has an accomplished background in the memory industry, bringing over 40 years of experience across roles at Kioxia, Toshiba Memory and Toshiba Corporation. Following Toshiba Memory’s separation from Toshiba Corporation, Mr. Momodomi was named director of Toshiba Memory, now Kioxia’s Institute of Memory Technology Research and Development. Previously, he served as director of Toshiba Corporation’s Center of Semiconductor Research and Development.

A pioneer in the memory field, in 1987, Mr. Momodomi co-authored a dissertation on Toshiba’s invention of NAND Flash memory, playing a ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO-Thursday 30 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global entered into a collaboration with Lipa Meir & Co., one of the most established and reputable law firms in Israel, adding dimension to the organization’s existing presence in the Middle East.

Led by Office Managing Partner Alon Pomeranc, Lipa Meir & Co., founded in 1987, is comprised of more than 80 legal professionals that specialize in a variety of legal services including corporate law, M&A, litigation & dispute resolution, antitrust & competition, banking & finance, energy & infrastructure, capital markets & securities, project finance, cleantech & clean energy, healthcare & life sciences, high-tech & technology, and real estate. The firm has also been consistently recognized by global legal directories, including Chambers and Partners, Legal 500, IFLR1000 and WTR.

“Lipa Meir & Co. is committed to and routinely ... Read more »

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TOKYO-Thursday 30 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kioxia Holdings Corporation today announced that the Board of Directors has appointed Nobuo Hayasaka as President and CEO of Kioxia, effective immediately. Dr. Hayasaka has served as Acting President and CEO since July 12, 2019, during Former President and CEO Yasuo Naruke’s medical leave of absence.

Dr. Naruke notified the company’s Board of Directors of his desire to step down as President, CEO and member of the board as he continues to focus on his health.

“Dr. Naruke has been an outstanding leader for our company over many years, and we thank him for the invaluable contribution he has made to shaping us into the company we are today.” said Stacy J. Smith, Executive Chairman of Kioxia. “This year presents an exciting opportunity for Kioxia, and President Hayasaka has the skills, experience and the full backing of our Board of Directors, management and employees as ... Read more »

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 Invests in sustainable coating additives platform for growth as acquisition closes

 

SPARTANBURG, S.C.-Thursday 30 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Milliken & Company (“Milliken”), a global diversified manufacturer with more than a century and a half of materials science expertise, has formally acquired Borchers Group Limited (“Borchers”), a global specialty chemicals company known for its innovative high-performance coating additives and specialty catalyst solutions from The Jordan Company, L.P. (“TJC”). The transaction officially closed on Tuesday, January 28, 2020.

“When great teams come together, big things happen,” stated Halsey Cook, Milliken & Company president and CEO on closing the deal. “I’m excited to combine Borchers’ capabilities with Milliken’s long-term view and focus on innovation and sustainability.”

“Borchers b ... Read more »

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by offering adult smokers a broader choice of smoke-free alternatives to cigarettes

LAUSANNE, Switzerland-Wednesday 29 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE:PM) today announces a global collaboration agreement with the leading tobacco and nicotine company in South Korea, KT&G, to commercialize KT&G’s smoke-free products outside of the country.

“To achieve PMI’s vision of a smoke-free future we must grow the smoke-free category worldwide which requires multiple players providing a wide array of better choices for adult smokers. While IQOS continues to be the leading product in the smoke-free category, and we plan to broaden our portfolio by launching IQOS MESH in the coming months, we believe that increased collaboration will benefit adult smokers by providing greater choice and drive accelerated adoption of smoke-free products worldwide,” said AndrĂ© Calantzopoulos, PMI&rsquo ... Read more »

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