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Ericsson announces simplified organizational structure and appointments to Executive Team

Simplified organizational structure and appointments to Executive Team will help drive execution of company strategy New Business Areas, Market Areas and Executive Team effective April 1, 2017 STOCKHOLM, 28-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In line with the business strategy announced today, Ericsson … Read the full press release

The University of Birmingham announces the appointment of Professor Catherine Cassell as Dean of Birmingham Business School

BIRMINGHAM, 27-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — When she arrives on 1 September, Professor Cassell will be the first woman to lead Birmingham Business School in its history of over a century. Professor Cassell will be joining one of only a handful of … Read the full press release

Papyrus Group announces investment in new logistical hub in Cologne, Germany

Mölndal, Sweden, 23-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Papyrus Group (Papyrus), a Triton Fund II and Altor Fund II company, has announced its plan to invest in a new logistical hub in Cologne, Germany. This investment will optimise Papyrus’ logistical infrastructure and improve … Read the full press release

Vodafone India and Idea Merge to Create India’s Largest Telecoms operator

LONDON, UK / MUMBAI, India, 21-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone to combine its subsidiary Vodafone India (excluding its 42% stake in Indus Towers) with Idea, which is listed on the Indian Stock Exchanges. Highly complementary combination will create India’s largest … Read the full press release

ENGIE reaffirms commitment to play a leading role in development of green finance with issuance of its second Green Bond of €1,5 billion

La Défense, France, 17-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — To support its ambitious development strategy in renewable energies and energy efficiency, ENGIE issued its second Green Bond of €1,5 billion. The Group reaffirms its commitment and determination to play a leading role in … Read the full press release

ENGIE announces the acquisition of EV-Box, world’s leading electric vehicle charging services providers

ENGIE announces the acquisition of EV-Box. The Netherlands-based company is one of the world’s leading electric vehicle charging services providers with over 40,000 charging stations in service. La Défense, France, 17-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Electric mobility: a global fast-growing clean energy … Read the full press release

BroadSource Launches EMU SaaS in Europe

An array of ‘every day use cases’ to better manage BroadWorks ™ powered Cloud UC platforms LONDON, 17-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BroadSource Europe Ltd, a specialist global software development and telecommunications engineering company, today announced the launch of EMU SaaS … Read the full press release

EBRD gives an overview of its climate resilience investment activities

LONDON, 15-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The world is changing – 2016 was the hottest year on record, setting a new high for the third year in a row. In the same year, carbon dioxide levels officially passed the symbolic 400 ppm … Read the full press release

EBRD supports DIY retail chain OMA to open up to nine new stores across Belarus by the end of 2019

Project to promote cross-border cooperation and business expansion LONDON, 15-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Belarusian customers will benefit from the expansion of the leading domestic DIY retail chain OMA supported by the EBRD. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is … Read the full press release

EBRD on talks with Uzbekistan government on ways of increasing its engagement in the country

Discussions with government on ways to increase EBRD engagement in the country LONDON, 15-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — An EBRD delegation, headed by President Suma Chakrabarti, will visit Uzbekistan on 15-17 March 2017. The visit will include high-level meetings with the authorities … Read the full press release

Evonik acquires cosmetics specialist Dr. Straetmans GmbH of Hamburg, Germany

Evonik continues to expand its position as one of the leading partners to the cosmetics industry Acquisition allows offering complete formulation solutions Hamburg site to become a global competence center for preservative solutions ESSEN/HAMBURG, 13-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Evonik will acquire … Read the full press release

Proactive Sales Territory Optimization Key to Success, GfK Study Shows

Current sales management trends and practices BRUCHSAL, 10-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GfK recently researched planning practices among German companies with outside sales forces. The resulting study demonstrates that the complexity, speed of change and diversity of tasks in sales have further … Read the full press release

El Sewedy Cement Awards Plant Order to FLSmidth

FLSmidth to deliver cement production line to El Sewedy Cement Company in Egypt COPENHAGEN, 09-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — FLSmidth has been awarded an order from El Sewedy Cement Company for engineering, procurement and supply of equipment for the expansion of a … Read the full press release

Husqvarna Group Acquires HTC To Achieve Growth in the Construction Division

Husqvarna Group’s Construction Division has signed an agreement to acquire the Floor Grinding Solutions Division of HTC Group AB, the market leader in floor grinding solutions. STOCKHOLM, 08-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — “We have previously communicated the ambition to grow our Construction … Read the full press release

Experian, MLA strike partnership to promote financial innovation

Costa Mesa, Calif., U.S.A., 07-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Marketplace lenders continue to be at the forefront of transparent and responsible financial innovation. This growth has helped to ensure that consumers and small businesses have access to the capital that they need … Read the full press release

Top CDP Marks Proves Symrise’s Reputation as Leader in Sustainability

Impressive sustainability reporting in the areas Forest and Water Leadership ratings in all three CDP programs, thus a leader in the industry Sole company in the F&F industry with reports on all three CDP programs Holzminden, Germany, 07-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

PSA Group Welcomes Opel/Vauxhall

Establishes PSA Group as #2 in Europe. This strong and balanced presence in its home markets will serve as the basis of profitable growth worldwide Joint venture in auto financing with BNP Paribas to support development of Opel/Vauxhall brands €2.2 … Read the full press release

Digitalisation to power Alpiq growth in coming years

Digitalisation and smart networking of decentralised flexible energy systems, smart buildings and e-mobility, industrial plant engineering and the dismantling of nuclear power plants are growth areas that Alpiq has already managed to successfully position itself in. Alpiq systematically focuses its … Read the full press release

Landmark EBRD Transition Report to be unveiled at Kopaonik Business Forum

EBRD report on perceptions of reforms and inequality will be presented at main business event in Serbia LONDON, 07-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), one of the largest institutional investors in Serbia and the Western … Read the full press release

Lloyd’s indicates support as it awaits completion of Standard Life And Aberdeen merger

LONDON, 07-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Lloyds Banking Group (Lloyds) notes the announcement of the proposed all-share merger of Standard Life plc and Aberdeen Asset Management plc (Aberdeen). Lloyds has provided Standard Life and Aberdeen non-binding indications of support in its capacity … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab: Industrial sabotage most likely behind DDoS attack against businesses

More than two in five (43%) businesses who were victim to a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on their IT system believe their competitors were behind it. According to research by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, rival firms are … Read the full press release

INEOS Oxide increases its global market presence in oxo alcohols, aldehydes & derivatives with acquisition of Arkema’s Oxo alcohol business

ROLLE, 03-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — INEOS Oxide today announced that, following clearance by the European Commission, it has completed the acquisition of Arkema’s Oxo alcohol business, which included the acquisition of Arkema’s stake in Oxochimie, the Joint Venture at Lavéra between … Read the full press release

Nor-Tech Offers European Organizations Free Simulation Tests on a High Performance Computer Cluster for CAE, CFD, FEA Software

Nor-Tech, the top provider of powerful, user-friendly computers, just announced a free simulation test on a high performance computer cluster for CAE,CFD,FEA software MINNEAPOLIS, U.S., 01-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Nor-Tech, the top provider of powerful, user-friendly computers, just announced a … Read the full press release

Bonduelle to acquire the #1 producer of single-serve salad bowls in the U.S.

Villeneuve d’Ascq, France, 28-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Bonduelle, the world leader of ready-to-eat vegetables, present in canned, frozen, fresh cut and delicatessen has executed an agreement to acquire Ready Pac Foods, the U.S. market leader in single serve salad bowls. Based … Read the full press release

ExpressVPN svela il sito multilingue

TORTOLA, Isole Vergini Britanniche, 27-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Riflettendo la diversità degli utenti VPN in tutto il mondo, ExpressVPN è lieta di presentare ExpressVPN.com in 6 nuove lingue: Tedesco: (www.expressvpn.com/de) Olandese: (www.expressvpn.com/nl) Norvegese: (www.expressvpn.com/no) Italiano: (www.expressvpn.com/it) Spagnolo: (www.expressvpn.com/es) Portoghese: (www.expressvpn.com/pt) … Read the full press release

ExpressVPN présente son site décliné en plusieurs langues

TORTOLA, Îles Vierges Britanniques, 27-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Reflétant la diversité des utilisateurs de VPN dans le monde, ExpressVPN est fier de présenter son site Expressvpn.com en six nouveaux langages : Allemand : (www.expressvpn.com/de) Néerlandais : (www.expressvpn.com/nl) Norvégien : (www.expressvpn.com/no) … Read the full press release

Alliance News lancia il primo servizio di news finanziarie in lingua italiana attivo 24 ore

LONDRA, 27-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alliance News Limited annuncia oggi, giovedì 27 febbraio il lancio dell’Alliance News Italian Service – “Alliance News IS” – un servizio specializzato nel fornire notizie in tempo reale su aziende e società italiane, finanza ed … Read the full press release

Evonik further digitalises its logistics activities with risk-management solution DHL Resilience360

Analysis tool examines road and rail transport routes. Risk management strengthens resilience of supply chains and minimizes potential impact on operating business Bonn/Marl, 23-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Whether it’s heavy rainfall, manufacturing issues or road closures – a variety of causes … Read the full press release

T-Systems to run and further develop the data centers, networks and workplace systems for Deutsche Post DHL following partnership renewal

Five-year term and volume in the high hundreds of million euro range Services: data centers, infrastructure, networks and value-added services Additional services for cloud, new IT developments and IT security BONN, 23-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A five-year term and a volume … Read the full press release

BAE Systems plc appoints Charles Woodburn as the new CEO; Ian King to retire on 30 June 2017

Ian King, Chief Executive, BAE Systems plc, has today informed the Board that he will retire on 30 June 2017. Farnborough, United Kingdom, 22-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Board has also today confirmed that Charles Woodburn, currently Chief Operating Officer, … Read the full press release