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(BUSINESS WIRE)--Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) announced today that on September 13, 2023, its Board of Directors appointed a new member, Ms. Victoria Harker, to serve on the Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2024.

Victoria Harker is an experienced U.S. public-company Chief Financial Officer, having served in the role with three different companies, and she has been involved in significant corporate transformations in the consumer, industrial and utility sectors for over 25 years. She is a high-energy, action-oriented, strategic executive, who has worked at a significant scale, most recently as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of TEGNA Inc., a global media and digital communications company, a position she will step down from effective December 31, 2023. Prior to this, she served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and President, Global Business Services, of The AES Corporation, a global power company. She has s ... Read more »

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BASILDON, England 
- Deal sees Pharmanovia acquire 11 brands within CNS, including Frisium® (clobazam) and Gardenal® (phenobarbital)

- Portfolio available in 60+ markets and deepens our CNS footprint in Brazil, South Africa, France and Italy

- Strong CNS franchise fits with Pharmanovia’s existing neurology portfolio and commercial capabilities

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- PRESS RELEASE – FOR TRADE, BUSINESS AND MEDICAL MEDIA ONLY

Pharmanovia, a global pharmaceutical company that commercialises novel medicines and revitalises, extends and expands the lifecycle of established medicines, has today announced the expansion of its neurology portfolio with the acquisition of 11 central nervous system (CNS) brands from global healthcare company, Sanofi.

The brands span four therapy areas of ongoing unmet need associated with CNS disorders - psycholeptic, anxiolytic, anti-epileptic and anti-psychotic.

Clobazam is from a cla ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO - Monday, 18. September 2023

Finalists will take the Fintech Stage at TechCrunch Disrupt where one global winner will be awarded $50K to help shape the future of money movement.
 
(BUSINESS WIRE)--Visa (NYSE: V), a global leader in payments, and leading online technology publication, TechCrunch will be hosting the Visa Everywhere Initiative (VEI) 2023 Global Finals during TechCrunch Disrupt at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA. The competition will take place on September 19 on the Fintech Stage, where this year’s VEI finalists will pitch their payment solution to an esteemed panel of judges.

Since the launch of VEI in 2015, some of the most promising startups and fintechs from more than 100 countries have participated in the program. Following their participation in the program, these companies have collectively raised more than $16 billion in funding, successfully addressing the biggest challenges faced by early-stage entr ... Read more »

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - Monday, 18. September 2023

The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) announced that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will host the 2024 World Environment Day, highlighting the Kingdom’s pioneering efforts locally, regionally, and internationally and leading initiatives to raise awareness and promote action for the protection of our environment.

With a focus on land restoration, desertification, and drought resilience, the event, marked annually on 5 June, will reiterate the pressing need for global cooperation and concerted efforts in implementing the right policies and actions to protect and restore nature and ensure a sustainable future.

World Environment Day was established by the United Nations General Assembly to emphasize the importance of participatory action to protect the environment. In line with this philosophy, Saudi Arabia has exerted diligent efforts, locally and regionally, by launching the Saudi Green and Middle Eas ... Read more »

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WARREN, N.J. & MUMBAI, India - Monday, 18. September 2023
(BUSINESS WIRE) -- LTIMindtree [NSE: LTIM, BSE: 540005], a global technology consulting and digital solutions company, announces the launch of Testing as a Service for Oracle SaaS. Following the success of RELY - a comprehensive suite of assurance and compliance services platform for enterprise applications, this new offering sets a new standard for Oracle SaaS testing.

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- LTIMindtree [NSE: LTIM, BSE: 540005], a global technology consulting and digital solutions company, announces the launch of Testing as a Service for Oracle SaaS. Following the success of RELY - a comprehensive suite of assurance and compliance services platform for enterprise applications, this new offering sets a new standard for Oracle SaaS testing.

LTIMindtree’s Testing as a Service for Oracle SaaS on the RELY platform was created to resolve various challenges that the Oracle Cloud testing and validation po ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Monday, 18. September 2023

Rebecca Mason joins TOM FORD as Senior Vice President, Global Brand Image

Paolo Cigognini joins TOM FORD as Senior Vice President, Global Communications and Media

(BUSINESS WIRE)--TOM FORD announced today that Rebecca Mason has been appointed Senior Vice President, Global Brand Image and Paolo Cigognini has been appointed Senior Vice President, Global Communications and Media, effective August 28, 2023. The new leaders will work closely together to ensure brand image and communications are consistent and cohesive across all verticals of the global luxury house including fashion, beauty and eyewear.

Mason joins TOM FORD following a multi-faceted career at Condé Nast, where she spent more than 15 years, most recently as Vice President of Global Creative for Condé Nast Commercial Creative. As Senior Vice President, Global Brand Image, TOM FORD, Mason will oversee the brand image for all TOM FORD categories, ensuring ... Read more »

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GENEVA - Thursday, 14. September 2023 AETOSWire

Global pharmaceutical industry trade body calls for pandemic preparedness plans to protect what worked well in response to COVID-19 pandemic alongside ensuring equity of access in the roll out of vaccines and treatments.
 

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ahead of discussions at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA78), the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA) has warned that current pandemic preparedness plans should not undermine what worked well in response to COVID-19 and must support both “innovation and equity.”

IFPMA has called for current plans to be strengthened to support the development of vaccines and treatments that will be needed for the next pandemic, alongside practical measures to ensure there is equity in access to medical countermeasures in lower-income countries.

Progress will require coordinated action by industry, governments ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- itel, the global leading smart life brand committed to providing affordable and good-quality consumer electronic products, announced the imminent arrival of its flagship curved screen smartphone, itel S23+. Combining cutting-edge technology and innovative features, itel S23+ is poised to revolutionize the smartphone experience all within an incredible price range.

Experience of Future of Visual Brilliance with a Mesmerizing Curved Display

Central to the itel S23+ is its remarkable 6.78-inch big FHD+ AMOLED curved screen, which takes visual excellence to new heights. The screen's 59-degree curvature creates a mesmerizing visual experience that wraps around the edges, immersing users into their content. Boasting an impressive 93% ultra-high sc ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- itel, the global leading smart life brand committed to providing affordable and good-quality consumer electronic products, announced the imminent arrival of its flagship curved screen smartphone, itel S23+. Combining cutting-edge technology and innovative features, itel S23+ is poised to revolutionize the smartphone experience all within an incredible price range.

Experience of Future of Visual Brilliance with a Mesmerizing Curved Display

Central to the itel S23+ is its remarkable 6.78-inch big FHD+ AMOLED curved screen, which takes visual excellence to new heights. The screen's 59-degree curvature creates a mesmerizing visual experience that wraps around the edges, immersing users into their content. Boasting an impressive 93% ultra-high sc ... Read more »

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The Ecolab Watermark™ Study found access to clean and safe water to be a leading environmental concern for consumers across the globe, including 81% of United States respondents.

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ecolab, a global sustainability leader offering water solutions and services, today announced findings from the inaugural Ecolab Watermark™ Study. The global consumer research examined the state of water stewardship through water’s importance, usage, connection to climate and responsibility among key consumer populations around the world.

By 2030, the planet is set to face a 56% water deficit, according to the World Resources Institute, and 1.6 billion people will lack safely managed drinking water, according to the United Nations. It’s amid this pressing water crisis that Ecolab developed the Ecolab Watermark Study to identify trends, help educate and generate action across industry stakeholders, specifically those in Asia/Pacific, China, Europe, I ... Read more »

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LOS ANGELES - Monday, 18. September 2023 AETOSWire Print 


Video Game Commerce Company Opens a New Distribution Channel for Game Developers and Publishers to host and manage their video games online

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Xsolla, a global video game commerce company, has announced a new online destination called Xsolla Mall. This platform allows video games to host multiple landing pages where players can access exclusive in-game items, game discounts, and premium experiences directly from developers and publishers or via campaigns with content creators and payment providers.

Developers can showcase and monetize content from their games on a specific branded landing page within the platform, even the entirety of a game. There is already a growing library of cloud games accessible through the Xsolla Mall, supported by the Xsolla Cloud Gaming solution. Xsolla Mall also merges video game content a ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Crayon, a global leader in innovation and IT services, has been positioned as a Leader in the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant for Software Asset Management Managed Servicesi.

“It is an honor to be positioned in the Leaders Quadrant,” said Crayon CEO Melissa Mulholland. “We believe this incredible acknowledgment demonstrates our team’s deep knowledge and expertise in providing Software Asset Management services. We’ve gained this expertise through our customer-first focus for more than 20 years which has shaped our industry-leading practice to help all companies, regardless of size, industry, or complexity.”

Software is one of the top three investments that most companies make, so not surprisingly, IT cost optimization is high on board and C-level agendas. At Crayon, our comprehensive service portfolio combined with the global expertise of more than 420 SAM consultants and an even larger number of licensing experts ... Read more »

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Monday, 18. September 2023 AETOSWire 

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The World Gold Council today announced that its members, who represent the majority of the global large-scale gold mining industry, have committed to providing enhanced transparency in the gold supply chain.

All 33 World Gold Council members with operating mines, who collectively produce c.1,300 tonnes of gold per annum, have committed to publishing the names and locations of their refining partners on at least an annual basis, to include all operations where the primary revenue comes from the production of gold.

All members have also committed to joining the Gold Bar Integrity (GBI) platform and supply, on a confidential basis, “core data” on the gold they have produced to their refining partners. This ensures gold enters the Gold Bar Integrity platform “at source” and is a major step in the digitalisation of gold across the supply chain. It will p ... Read more »

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  • Thales launches CipherTrust Cloud Key Management integration with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) to meet growing customer demand
  • Collaboration adds Hold Your Own Key (HYOK) to help support data sovereignty requirements for OCI customers across all 45 Oracle Cloud regions around the world

 

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Thales, the leading global technology and security provider, today announced the launch of CipherTrust Cloud Key Management's Hold Your Own Key (HYOK) in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) across all 45 Oracle Cloud Regions—including the recently launched Oracle EU Sovereign Cloud—and OCI’s other distributed cloud offerings. To help meet continued customer demand and the accelerated growth of the OCI platform, HYOK will help OCI customers achieve their data sovereignty and other compliance objectives more easily by encrypting data in OCI with keys that are controlled and managed outside of the cloud platform. T ... Read more »

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