Daily Archives: 11, February 2014

Vienna Insurance Group increases market share to 33.1 percent in Czech Republic

VIG continues to expand its market leadership in its largest CEE market Vienna, Austria, 11-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Vienna Insurance Group continued on its successful path in the Czech Republic also in 2013. Strengthening its number one position by increasing its market … Read the full press release

Henkel Haushaltsreiniger im neuen Design

Düsseldorf, Deutschland, 11-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Die beliebten Haushaltsreiniger biff, Bref, Sidol, Sidolin und der Fleckentferner Sil bieten sofortige Wirksamkeit und perfekte Sauberkeit in allen Bereichen. Seit Januar präsentieren sich die Experten in neuen, ergonomischen Sprühflaschen. Zugegeben – Hausarbeit gehört sicher … Read the full press release

Henkel: TV-Spot für Somat Multi Gel-Tabs startet Am Montag, 17. Februar

Düsseldorf, Deutschland, 11-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Am Montag, 17. Februar, startet der TV-Spot für die neuen Somat Multi Gel-Tabs: Der Spot zeigt die ersten Gel-Tabs für die Spülmaschine, die für sauberes Geschirr und brillant glänzende Gläser sorgen. Die Flüssig-Tabs sind von … Read the full press release

Michael Benz appointed Group Head of Private Banking at Standard Chartered

London, UK, 11-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered has appointed Michael Benz as the Bank’s new Group Head of Private Banking. This appointment is effective 17 February 2014. Michael joins Standard Chartered with a wealth of experience spanning more than 20 years in … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered Private Equity commits further USD15 million to one of Southern Africa’s largest integrated fruit producers and exporters

London, UK, 11-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered Private Equity (“SCPE”), the investment division of Standard Chartered Bank, announced that it has committed a further USD15 million (ZAR150 million) to existing  portfolio company and Bank client, Afrifresh Group (Proprietary) Limited (“Afrifresh”) –  … Read the full press release

Les éoliennes modifient-elles le climat européen?

Le développement des fermes éoliennes en Europe modifie le climat de façon extrêmement faible à l’échelle du continent, et cela restera le cas au moins jusqu’en 2020. Telle sont les principales conclusions d’une étude menée par des chercheurs du CNRS, … Read the full press release

Laser vision correction: ZEISS’s SMILE procedure successfully performed on more than 80,000 eyes

Micro-invasive refractive surgery becomes an established laser vision procedure for the correction of myopia. Clinical trial in the USA expanded. Two years after its international launch, the SMILE procedure developed by ZEISS has become the third generation of laser vision … Read the full press release

Die Sixt Mobility Consulting: Thomas A. Emmert ist zum neuen Geschäftsführer des Spezialisten für Fuhrparkmanagement und Mobilitätsberatung berufen worden

Thomas A. Emmert wird dritter Geschäftsführer im Zuge der internationalen Expansion der Gesellschaft München, Deutschland, 11-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Die Sixt Mobility Consulting verstärkt das Führungsteam: Herr Thomas A. Emmert (45) ist zum neuen Geschäftsführer des Spezialisten für Fuhrparkmanagement und Mobilitätsberatung berufen … Read the full press release

Car rental company Sixt received the renowned German Service Prize for tourism

First time the company has received the German Service Prize from the German Institute for Service Quality Sixt beat 58 rivals to claim the title Named Germany’s best car rental company for the third time back in August Munich, Germany, 11-2-2014 … Read the full press release

University of York researchers developed hemp plants with dramatically increased content of oleic acid

Scientists at the University of York today report the development of hemp plants with a dramatically increased content of oleic acid. York, UK, 11-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The new oil profile results in an attractive cooking oil that is similar to olive … Read the full press release

Superb line-up of stars at the 64th Berlin International Film Festival

Berlin, Germany, 11-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — After getting off to an exuberant start with the opening film, Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel, the days that followed saw a superb line-up of stars: Bob Balaban, Christian Bale, Moritz Bleibtreu, Hugh Bonneville, Pierce Brosnan, … Read the full press release

64TH BERLINALE: For the first time the digital screenings are presented in Digital Cinema Package (DCP) format

Berlin, Germany, 11-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — As in recent years, the Berlinale has again faced enormous technical and logistical tasks that have arisen from the film industry’s digitisation. Now that the rollout of digital cinema is nearing completion, one of the greatest … Read the full press release