Tag Archives: Zurich

Zurich and Capgemini joint Robotic Process Automation (RPA) projects won the Information Services Group (ISG) Paragon Award

PARIS/ZURICH, 13-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Zurich Insurance Company Ltd (Zurich), a leading multi-line insurer, and Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing, won the Information Services Group (ISG) Paragon Award™ Europe in the “Collaboration” category for their joint Robotic Process … Read the full press release

Zurich gets approval for the renovation of its headquarters at Mythenquai 2 in Zurich

Zurich has received approval for the renovation of its group headquarters at Mythenquai 2 in Zurich. The dismantling of those buildings that are not on the registry of protected artistic and cultural sites has already begun. Construction will be completed … Read the full press release

Aegon, Allianz, Munich Re, Swiss Re and Zurich launch the Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative B3i

Aegon, Allianz, Munich Re, Swiss Re and Zurich have launched the Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative B3i aiming to explore the potential of distributed ledger technologies to better serve clients through faster, more convenient and secure services. If Blockchain technology proves … Read the full press release

Lindner Fassaden: Skyscraper Hard Turm Park in Zurich awarded the „facade industry’s Oscar“

ZURICH, 22-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Swiss Central Windows and Facades awarded the „facade industry’s Oscar“ for the third time in 2015. Three of the 26 competitors convinced – amongst others the Lindner Fassaden GmbH. The company won the third place … Read the full press release

Iconic Aston Martin Sports Cars Get Special Swiss Treatment

ZURICH, Switzerland, 22-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Aston Martin St. Gallen builds a new dealership that combines features of the iconic sports car brand with typically Swiss characteristics to create a unique and luxurious ambience. What makes this dealership even more … Read the full press release

Zurich 2014 SME survey: Most SMEs concerned about the risks of high competition and the associated impact of dumping on sales margins and weak consumer demand/overstocking

Zurich, 26-11-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — While SMEs globally are generally optimistic about the future, they remain concerned about the risks of high competition and the associated impact of dumping on sales margins, and weak consumer demand/overstocking. The Zurich 2014 SME survey … Read the full press release

Accenture to optimize Zurich Insurance Group’s global finance IT function under five-year application services agreement

Zurich, Switzerland, 7-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is assisting Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) to streamline Zurich’s global finance IT function under a five-year application services agreement signed in 2012. The initiative, which is being implemented through Accenture Finance and Risk … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut’s first chocolate factory in Turkey inaugurated in Eskişehir

Barry Callebaut establishes local presence to further tap into a fast-growing chocolate market New state-of-the-art chocolate factory with initial annual production capacity of 14,000 tonnes of chocolate Moving closer to local Turkish customers and creating an additional foothold for the … Read the full press release

Zurich Insurance Group’s Chairman Josef Ackermann announced resignation

Zurich, 03-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) announces that the Chairman, Josef Ackermann, has informed the Board of Directors that he is resigning from all his functions as a Board member with immediate effect. The Board of Directors respects and … Read the full press release

The UBS consumption indicator: new cars registrations during H1-2013 was weak in Switzerland

The UBS consumption indicator moved sideways in June. The first half of the year was weak for registrations of new cars. Zurich/Basel, 20-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The UBS consumption indicator remained stable for the most part in June at 1.44 index … Read the full press release

Swiss National Bank’s stabilisation fund repaid the loan granted by the SNB parent company

Zurich, 19-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — On 15 August 2013, the stabilisation fund (StabFund) of the Swiss National Bank (SNB) repaid the loan granted by the SNB parent company in full. Under the terms of the agreement, UBS may exercise an option … Read the full press release

The leading power and automation technology group ABB announced it acquired French software company Newron System S.A.

Transaction is in line with ABB’s expansion strategy in automation solutions for buildings Zurich, Switzerland, 05-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has acquired French software company Newron System S.A. to expand its market reach and … Read the full press release

High-quality cocoa and chocolate producer Barry Callebaut opened its first Cocoa Center of Excellence in Côte d’Ivoire

Center in Pacobo, Côte d’Ivoire, to offer advanced farmer training programs starting July 2013  Integrated “showcase farm” designed to demonstrate optimal farm management practices including advanced techniques to increase cocoa crop yields and quality Training curriculum includes focus on intercropping … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut intends to offer $600m Senior Notes due 2023 to finance acquisition of Cocoa Ingredients Division from Petra Foods

Zurich/Switzerland, 10-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, takes another step towards the closing of the acquisition of the Cocoa Ingredients Division from Petra Foods by announcing that it intends to offer USD … Read the full press release

Lenovo prüft Effizienz seiner Marketingkampagnen und Erfolg seiner Produkte mit SAS Visual Analytics

Lenovo positioniert neues Yoga 11S Ultrabook mit SAS Visual Analytics Zürich, 7-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Lenovo, zweitgrößter PC-Hersteller weltweit, setzt SAS Visual Analytics ein, um die Attraktivität seines neuen Yoga 11S Ultrabook im Markt zu testen und die Wirksamkeit seiner Marketingkampagnen … Read the full press release

UBS AG announced the results of its Annual General Meeting held in May 2013

Zurich / Basel, 4-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — At the Annual General Meeting held on May 2, 2013, UBS’s shareholders confirmed in their offices those members of the Board of Directors who had stood for re-election, and voted Reto Francioni onto the Board … Read the full press release

ABB CTO Prith Banerjee to leave the company

Banerjee to leave in next few weeks; Successor to be announced in due course Zurich, Switzerland, 16-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Chief Technology Officer, Prith Banerjee, who joined ABB in 2012, has decided to leave ABB for family reasons. He will be … Read the full press release

ABB & Jiangsu Jingke formed joint venture in China

New joint venture to produce high voltage instrument transformers to serve growing demand Zurich, Switzerland,  13-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — ABB, the leading power and automation technology group has entered into an agreement with Jiangsu Jingke Smart Electric Company in China to … Read the full press release

ABB CEO Joe Hogan decided to leave ABB for private reasons

Date for departure has not yet been decided; successor to be announced in due course Zurich, Switzerland, 10-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — ABB Chief Executive Officer Joe Hogan has decided to leave ABB for private reasons. A date for his departure has … Read the full press release

ABB to supply Stadler Rail trains with traction equipment

Next generation orders to install ABB traction and onboard equipment on 76 trains Zurich, Switzerland, 8-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has received orders worth more than $60 million from Swiss train manufacturer, Stadler … Read the full press release

ABB to supply electrical and automation system for one of the world’s largest single-axis PV power plants in the Northern Cape province of South Africa

Zurich, Switzerland, 7-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $25 million to supply electrical and control systems for a new 75 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic (PV) power plant in the Northern … Read the full press release

ABB to supply power transformers to Saudi Electricity Company, worth of $120M

Transformers to augment transmission grid and boost power supply to meet growing demand  Zurich, Switzerland, 6-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders worth around $120 million from the Saudi Electricity Company, to supply … Read the full press release

MIT Technology Review recognized ABB’s hybrid high-voltage direct current (HVDC) breaker among top 10 technologies

Zurich, Switzerland, 29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has been recognized by MIT Technology Review for its hybrid high-voltage direct current (HVDC) breaker, placing it among the ten most important technology milestones of the past year. … Read the full press release

ABB reported its first-quarter 2013 results, highlighting revenue growth and improved operational profitability

Improved portfolio and geographic balance generates solid results in a mixed market Revenues steady to higher in all divisions1; Thomas & Betts on track Operational EBITDA2 and margin higher, continued solid execution on cost savings Zurich, Switzerland, 26-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — ABB … Read the full press release

ABB wins major contract to suply converter transformers and key components for the world’s highest capacity power link in China

Converter transformers and key components for UHVDC link to enable supply of clean hydropower from southwest to the east coast of China Zurich, Switzerland, 24-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth … Read the full press release

ABB reports participation in Dividend Access Facility 2013

The dividend is subject to approval by the shareholders at the Annual General Meeting on April 25, 2013 Zurich, 22-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Shareholders representing 350’482’908 shares are participating in ABB Ltd’s Dividend Access Facility (DAF), corresponding to 59% of ABB … Read the full press release

Edith Siermann of Robeco Group to become responsible for the RobecoSAM Governance and Active Ownership unit in Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Robeco further aligns Sustainability Investing reporting lines  Rotterdam, 16-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Robeco Group announces that Edith Siermann, CIO Fixed Income Investments, will become responsible for the RobecoSAM Governance and Active Ownership unit in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. As part of this … Read the full press release