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Barclays appoints Akshaya Bhargava as Chief Executive of Wealth and Investment Management
9/23/2014 11:59:07 AM
Barclays has today announced that Akshaya Bhargava has been appointed as Chief Executive of Wealth and Investment Management. He will join Barclays on 13 October 2014. With over 35 years’ experience in the financial services industry, Akshaya joins from InfraHedge Ltd which he founded in 2010 and was acquired by State Street Corporation at the end of 2013. Prior to this he was …
Old Mutual Asset Management announces the launch of an initial public offering
9/23/2014 11:38:25 AM
Old Mutual plc today announces that it has launched the initial public offering ("IPO") of its subsidiary OM Asset Management Limited, the holding company for Old Mutual’s US-based institutional asset management business. Old Mutual intends to sell 22,000,000, or 18.3%, of OM Asset Management’s ordinary shares at a price per share range between $15.00 and $17.00. Old Mutual …
Alliance Tech Launches Intelligent CLOUD EVENTS for Small Events
Alliance Tech Launches Intelligent CLOUD EVENTS for Small Events
9/23/2014 10:24:41 AM
Alliance Tech, an event technology solutions provider focused on business intelligence for trade shows, conferences and events,  today announced  Intelligent CLOUD EVENTS, a solution specifically designed to meet small event needs. The Intelligent CLOUD EVENTS app significantly simplifies attendance tracking for event organizers who manage events with 500 or fewer …
Cadillac Expands to Become Separate Business Unit, Adds New York Headquarters
9/23/2014 9:58:19 AM
As part of the continued expansion of Cadillac, General Motors today announced a strategic realignment that will establish the flagship brand as a separate business unit. In addition, the new Cadillac organization will expand to New York with a new global headquarters opening in 2015. The realignment affirms Cadillac’s importance to GM’s strategy. Creating a new Cadillac …
Advantage set under Wimbledon roof: Datapaq measures floodlight temperatures
Advantage set under Wimbledon roof: Datapaq measures floodlight temperatures
9/22/2014 7:24:25 PM
When the sun comes out on a rainy Wimbledon match day, the roof over Centre Court can be retracted, but only after the floodlights have cooled down sufficiently. This is a safety requirement as well as an aesthetic one, as the 1,000 W floodlights are mounted directly on the roof beams and the fabric comes close to this heat source when the roof is retracted. To check how …
Euronext to Partner with Degiro on Dutch Retail Investor Services
9/22/2014 6:06:48 PM
Euronext today announces an agreement on its retail investor activities in Amsterdam with online broker DEGIRO in order to improve its communication to this key audience. DEGIRO, a member of the Euronext cash and derivatives markets, will be the first online broker to distribute a range of Euronext’s retail services via its direct channel to its client base, ensuring more …
MacGregor secures RoRo cargo access equipment order from South Korea
9/22/2014 6:05:01 PM
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won an order from Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) in South Korea for the design and delivery of MacGregor RoRo cargo access equipment. It is destined for a 180m logistics and support vessel (LSV) under construction at the yard for the Royal Norwegian Navy’s Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation (NDLO). The vessel is …
BAE Systems and Patria to pursue Land 400 opportunity
BAE Systems and Patria to pursue Land 400 opportunity
9/22/2014 5:58:28 PM
BAE Systems and Patria have today announced a teaming agreement to pursue a major Australian combat vehicle program. The two companies will work together to secure the anticipated Land 400 Phase 2 Defence program for the acquisition and support of a Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle (CRV), with BAE Systems as prime contractor. Patria is the market leader of modern 8x8 …
Adobe Acquires Aviary to Fast-Track Creative Cloud App Development
9/22/2014 5:50:00 PM
Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced that it has acquired privately held Aviary, a developer of mobile SDKs (Software Development Kits) for the delivery of creative apps. With millions of people already using Aviary-powered photo-editing apps and thousands of developers using Aviary’s SDKs, across mobile platforms, the acquisition accelerates Adobe’s strategy to make Creative …
The Chernin Group and AT&T’s Otter Media to Acquire Majority Stake in Fullscreen
9/22/2014 5:39:04 PM
Otter Media, a venture between The Chernin Group and AT&T*, today agreed to purchase a majority stake in Fullscreen, a global online media company. As part of the deal, Fullscreen CEO and Founder George Strompolos will continue as CEO and maintain a material ownership stake in the company. Otter Media was established by AT&T and The Chernin Group to invest in, …
Survey: 66 Percent of Energy IT Professionals Say They Can Detect Data Breach on Mission Critical Systems Within One Week or Less
9/22/2014 12:52:57 PM
Tripwire, Inc. , a leading global provider of advanced threat, security and compliance solutions, today announced the results of a survey of 104 attendees at the EnergySec 10th Anniversary Security Summit in Austin, Texas from August 18-22, 2014. Industry research shows most breaches go undiscovered for weeks, months or even longer. Despite this evidence, 23 percent of …
TIBCO Founder & Chief Executive Officer Vivek Ranadivé Honored as Silver Stevie® Award winner in 2014 American Business Awards
9/22/2014 11:21:39 AM
TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX ) announced today that chairman, founder and CEO Vivek Ranadivé has been presented with a Silver Stevie® Award in the Executive of the Year category at the 12th Annual American Business Awards. The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. Nick named the Stevies for the Greek word for "crowned," the ABA …
Pickathon Music Festival Relies on Blackmagic Studio Camera and ATEM Production Studio 4K
9/22/2014 9:41:49 AM
Blackmagic Design today announced that Pickathon Music Festival used five Blackmagic Studio Cameras and six ATEM Live Production Switchers, as well as a large number of additional Blackmagic Design products, as the backbone of its live production and live streaming workflows. Held outside of Portland, OR in early August, Pickathon brought together more than 50 musical acts …
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide wins gold and silver at PM360 Trailblazer Awards
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide wins gold and silver at PM360 Trailblazer Awards
9/22/2014 9:02:21 AM
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (www.ochww.com), the health behavior experts of Ogilvy & Mather (www.ogilvy.com), received two major awards at last night’s PM360 Trailblazer Awards, held at Gotham Hall in New York City. Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide is a WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY, www.wpp.com). The organization houses and maintains individual Ogilvy CommonHealth and …
Carlson Rezidor announces the Park Inn by Radisson Residence Dubai Jumeirah Village Triangle
Carlson Rezidor announces the Park Inn by Radisson Residence Dubai Jumeirah Village Triangle
9/22/2014 9:00:27 AM
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the largest and most dynamic hotel companies worldwide, announces the Park Inn by Radisson Residence Dubai Jumeirah Village Triangle. The property featuring 261 studios and apartments is scheduled to open in Q2 2017. It brings Carlson Rezidor’s portfolio in Dubai to 14 hotels with around 3,300 rooms in operation and under development. …
Safran and Cella Energy enter into an exclusive partnership to develop hydrogen storage systems for aerospace applications
9/22/2014 8:52:47 AM
Safran and Cella Energy are pleased to announce that they have signed an exclusive partnership to develop hydrogen based power systems with Safran. Cella Energy is a UK company who has developed a safe and lightweight material that stores hydrogen in a solid form. It is plastic-like and releases hydrogen quickly when heated to moderate temperatures. By combining Cella’s …
Bombardier to Supply 16 Additional Light Rail Vehicles to Manchester Metrolink in the UK
Bombardier to Supply 16 Additional Light Rail Vehicles to Manchester Metrolink in the UK
9/22/2014 8:46:54 AM
Bombardier Transportation, together with consortium partner Vossloh Kiepe, has signed an option to supply 16 additional * BOMBARDIER *FLEXITY Swift light rail vehicles (LRVs) to Transport for Greater Manchester’s (TfGM’s) Metrolink system. This option forms part of the contract signed with Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive (GMPTE now referred to as TfGM) in …
UK Government Makes It Easier for a Contractor to Do Business with Them
UK Government Makes It Easier for a Contractor to Do Business with Them
9/22/2014 5:40:02 AM
One of the biggest advantages associated with a new bill introduced by the UK government is that any business dealings with the government itself become much more streamlined and inherently efficient. A contractor who wishes to establish themselves as a small business enterprise can have a much more direct access to this potentially lucrative market as a consequence of …
North Melbourne Electrical Contractor Wins Commercial Project Of The Year
North Melbourne Electrical Contractor Wins Commercial Project Of The Year
9/22/2014 1:00:00 AM
North Melbourne electrical contractor Corospark Electrical & Solar has impressed the judges of this year’s Master Electricians Australian (MEA) VIC Excellence Awards, taking out the coveted prize as Commercial Project of the Year for their Voltage Optimisaton project at University of Melbourne.  Corospark will now go on to battle out against the best from around the …
Tennessee American Water Announces Fall Drug - Take Back Day in Hamilton County
9/19/2014 7:22:16 PM
In partnership with several organizations,Tennessee American Water announces the fall 2014 Drug Take-Back event on Saturday, September 27, 2014,from 10 a.m.–2 p.m.The purpose of this event is to keep drugs out of the environment and off of our streets. Local residents are encouraged to simply drive up and drop off their unused, unwanted or expired medications–prescriptions or …