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Three new appointments to University of Liverpool senior leadership team

LIVERPOOL, 24-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The University has announced three new appointments to its senior leadership team. Professor Louise Kenny has been appointed to the role of Executive Pro-Vice-Chancellor for the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. An alumna of the University’s School of … Read the full press release

Thierry Vanlancker to succeed Ton Büchner as AkzoNobel CEO

AMSTERDAM, 20-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel announces today that Chief Executive Ton Büchner steps down with immediate effect due to health reasons. The company has announced Thierry Vanlancker as the new CEO. Ton joined AkzoNobel in 2012 and has been … Read the full press release

Admiral donates to mental health charity Growing Space

CARDIFF, 19-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Mental health charity Growing Space is helping more clients to grow and heal thanks to two generous donations from local employer Admiral. Admiral has donated £850 to Growing Space, a charity based in Tredegar park and … Read the full press release

Arburg celebrates its 25-year presence in China

Arburg celebrates its 25-year presence in China with around 200 invited guests Managing Partner Renate Keinath presents anniversary sculpture China’s great importance reflected in three Arburg locations LOSSBURG, 18-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Arburg is celebrating the anniversary of “25 years … Read the full press release

Husqvarna Group to build its first solar power generating facility at its current injection molding site in Nashville, Arkansas

Husqvarna Group is building its first solar power generating facility at its current injection molding site in Nashville, Arkansas, USA. The new facility is expected to reduce the CO2  footprint by approximately 1,000 tons in the first year of operation and approximately … Read the full press release

Accenture to help Fukuoka City rethink the current health and welfare policies of its aging population

TOKYO, Japan, 17-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has helped Fukuoka City establish the strategic plan for “Fukuoka 100 ~ Living Healthy for 100-Years” initiatives to support the health and long-term care of its aging population. Fukuoka’s citizens are aging rapidly, with … Read the full press release

Trinity College Dublin launches new online career management system

DUBLIN, 17-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MyCareer, an online career management system run by the Careers Advisory Service is now live for students, graduates, staff and employers. Introduced as part of Trinity’s support for the employability and career development needs of students … Read the full press release

Robert Ward appointed Business Unit President for Skanska Commercial Development USA

STOCKHOLM, 14-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Robert Ward has been appointed Business Unit President for Skanska Commercial Development USA. He will take on his new position effective July 13, 2017. Robert has worked for Skanska since 2002. He has been an … Read the full press release

Groupe PSA sold 1,580,000 units in the first half of 2017

1,580,000 units sold in the first half of 2017 Sales increase in Latin America, Middle East and Africa, Eurasia and India-Pacific regions In China, specific action plans implemented for each JV by Groupe PSA and its partners Market share gains … Read the full press release

Groupe PSA: Our aim, with the co-construction approach, is to make the company and its employees win

Achievements of our commitments: the Group produced more than 1 million vehicles in France in 2016, created 2,000 jobs for young people, also offers more flexible working methods International expansion of the co-construction approach with the IndustriALL agreement Actions are under … Read the full press release

Pearson 2016 Sustainability Report: continued vision for driving alignment between business and sustainability strategies

2016 report shows progress in first year of implementing Pearson’s 2020 Sustainability Plan to transform the company’s social, environmental, and economic impact LONDON, 13-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Pearson, the world’s learning company, today published its 2016 Sustainability Report, which highlights the … Read the full press release

Georgette Fijneman succeeds Norbert Hoogers as Divisional Chair of the health insurer Zilveren Kruis

Zeist, Netherlands, 12-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Georgette Fijneman has been appointed Divisional Chair of the health insurer, Zilveren Kruis, with effect from 1 August 2017. She succeeds Norbert Hoogers, who has decided to leave Achmea. Georgette Fijneman joined Achmea in March 2016 as … Read the full press release

Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare authorized TÜV Rheinland Industrie Service for in-country inspections

COLOGNE, 12-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has recognized TÜV Rheinland Industrie Service as an authorized provider for in-country inspections of boilers, pressure equipment and mobile cranes being manufactured for import to the island nation. “The … Read the full press release

Tesco and Barratt Developments Chair John Allan will join the CBI Board

LONDON, 12-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — John Allan, Chair of Tesco and Barratt Developments, will join the CBI Board on 1 October 2017 and take up the role of Vice-President of the CBI on that date. Paul Drechsler CBE, CBI President, said: … Read the full press release

SGS, International Labour Organization (ILO) to deliver Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) Training to SMEs

GENEVA, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS has entered into a Public Private Partnership with the International Labour Organization (ILO) to deliver Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) Training to small and medium enterprises (SMEs). SCORE is a practical training and in-factory … Read the full press release

SGS: 2749 industry standards abolished in China

GENEVA, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — According to the No. 23 Announcement issued by Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China on June 2, 2017, 2749 industry standards were abolished, including certain industry standards regarding softlines. The … Read the full press release

Central Illinois Grain Inspection, Inc. acquired by SGS

SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of Central Illinois Grain Inspection, Inc. (CIGI), based in Bloomington, Illinois, USA. GENEVA, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — CIGI is a USDA licensed agency inspecting grains and bi-products for export and domestic quality settlements with … Read the full press release

Banque Internationale à Luxembourg reaffirms its support for the charity SOS Kannerduerf Lëtzebuerg

LUXEMBOURG, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Through this donation, Banque Internationale à Luxembourg is reaffirming its support for the charity SOS Kannerduerf Lëtzebuerg, which provides support for children in difficult family circumstances. At the charity’s annual party on 2 July, Nico Muller, the manager of … Read the full press release

Roland Berger partnership welcomes eight new Partners

The consultancy elects eight new members of the partnership in Germany, Indonesia, Japan, Morocco and Spain Roland Berger continues on a growth trajectory in its 50th anniversary year MUNICH, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — At their regular meeting in Munich, Roland Berger’s … Read the full press release

CapMan Real Estate sells an office building in Hämeenlinna, Finland to Kiinteistö Oy Hämeenlinnan Kopinkulma

HELSINKI, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — CapMan RE II fund has sold an office building located at Kasarmikatu 4 in Hämeenlinna to Kiinteistö Oy Hämeenlinnan Kopinkulma. The transaction was completed on June 6, 2017. CapMan RE II fund invested in Kasarmikatu 4 … Read the full press release

CapMan Real Estate sells two office buildings in Helsinki to Areim Fund III

HELSINKI, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Real estate funds managed by CapMan have sold two office buildings located at Elimäenkatu 9 and 15 in Vallila, Helsinki, to Areim Fund III. The transaction was completed on June 30, 2017. CapMan Real Estate I … Read the full press release

GRAHAM Construction finalist at the Construction Enquirer Awards 2017 in two categories

Cast Your Vote HILLSBOROUGH, 06-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GRAHAM Construction has been selected as a finalist at the Construction Enquirer Awards 2017 in two categories: ‘Best Contractor to Work With (Over £250m Turnover)’ and ‘Best Contractor to Work For (Over £250m … Read the full press release

GRAHAM Facilities Management to provide hard facilities management at the Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU)

HILLSBOROUGH, 06-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GRAHAM Facilities Management appointed to five-year contract at Liverpool John Moores University. GRAHAM Facilities Management (GRAHAM FM) continues to increase its market share in the higher education sector after winning a major five-year contract to provide … Read the full press release

Continental’s “prototype” and benchmark tire test facility to celebrate its 50th anniversary

Since 1967 Continental has tested some 1.3 million tires at the Contidrom Systematic expansion from high-speed oval to high-tech test center All-weather AIBA automated test facility operational for five years now HANOVER, 06-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Contidrom, Continental’s “prototype” … Read the full press release

ENGIE Appointments: Paul Maguire as CEO ENGIE Asia Pacific; Nadine Jaudet as Director of ENGIE Global Business Support

La Défense, France, 05-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Paul Maguire is appointed as Chief Executive Officer ENGIE Asia Pacific, from June 1st. He succeeds Jan Flachet, who is retiring. Nadine Jaudet is appointed as Director of ENGIE Global Business Support, the Group’s … Read the full press release

Ulrike Haugen appointed Chief Communications Officer at the DNV GL Group

Ulrike Haugen has taken up the position of Chief Communications Officer at the DNV GL Group. Due to her extensive experience, background and knowledge of the industries in which DNV GL is involved, Haugen adds valuable competence to the company’s … Read the full press release

Pierre Philippot becomes Managing Director for France at Logicor

LONDON, 04-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Logicor, a leading owner and operator of modern logistics facilities in Europe, announces the appointment of Pierre Philippot as Managing Director, France. Mr Philippot joined Logicor in September 2016, as Director, Customer Solutions. Prior to … Read the full press release

Melker Jernberg succeeds Martin Weissburg as President of Volvo Construction Equipment

Melker Jernberg has been appointed President of Volvo Construction Equipment and member of the Volvo Group Executive Board. GOTHENBURG, 04-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Melker Jernberg was born in 1968 and is currently President and CEO of the Sweden-based powder metallurgy company … Read the full press release

Filippo Zorzoli appointed Barclays Head of Macro Distribution for EMEA and APAC

LONDON, 03-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Barclays today announces the appointment of Filippo Zorzoli as Head of Macro Distribution for Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. In addition, Filippo will also be Head of Solutions Sales globally.Barclays’ Macro business is … Read the full press release

Zurich Insurance Group exceeds current carbon emission and energy consumption targets

ZURICH, 03-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Global insurer already exceeding current carbon emission and energy consumption targets and sets new ambitious targets to be achieved by 2025. Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) has reached a great milestone in its ambition to limit … Read the full press release