Daily Archives: 12, June 2017

RTL Nederland Appoints New CEO

LUXEMBOURG/HILVERSUM, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — RTL Group today announced the appointment of Sven Sauvé (43) as new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of RTL Nederland, effective 1 July 2017. Sven Sauvé, currently Chief Operating Officer (COO) of RTL Nederland, will succeed Bert … Read the full press release

STMicroelectronics Teams Up With Australia-based Artists for Innovative Art Installation in Sydney

ST’s Time-of-Flight proximity sensors and microcontrollers enable innovative gesture control in interactive artistic experience Australia’s major winter event, Vivid Sydney is acknowledged to be the world’s largest event combining light, music, and ideas SYDNEY, Australia, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — STMicroelectronics (NYSE: … Read the full press release

Inaugural Tech and Tennis Day by ESET and Tennis Canada To Happen In August at the Rogers Cup

BRATISLAVA, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, is proud to be taking centre court this summer thanks to a new agreement to serve as the official software security partner of Canada’s top tennis tournament, Rogers Cup presented … Read the full press release

Superior Imaging and Outstanding Economic Performance With Toshiba Medical Systems Europe’s Next-Generation 80-Row CT Scanner

Zoetermeer, The Netherlands, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Toshiba Medical Systems Europe introduces its next-generation 80-row multi-slice CT scanner, Aquilion Prime SP, at this year’s UKRC (12-14 June, Manchester, UK). The Aquilion Prime SP incorporates a wide range of Toshiba Medical’s premium … Read the full press release

OSCE’s Role in Migration Governance Discussed During the Organization’s Turkmenistan Event

VIENNA, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Representatives of government institutions and public organizations discussed topical issues of migration and the role of the OSCE in migration governance at an OSCE-organized roundtable discussion that took place in Ashgabat on 9 June 2017. The … Read the full press release

OSCE Border Management Staff College Announces Conclusion of Month-long Border Management Staff Course for Women Leaders

DUSHANBE, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A one-month Border Management Staff Course for Women Leaders concluded today at the OSCE Border Management Staff College in Dushanbe. The course completed 25 mid- to senior-level female border security and management officials representing ten OSCE … Read the full press release

EBRD’s New Country Strategy for Mongolia Outlines the Bank’s Investment Priority For the Next Four Years

Four-year plan to strengthen resilience and competitiveness LONDON, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD Board of Directors has adopted a new country strategy for Mongolia which outlines the Bank’s investment priorities in the country for the next four years. The strategy … Read the full press release

Lithuania’s Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant Starts Hot Trial of New Solid Radioactive Waste Management and Storage Facility

Major step forward in  EBRD-managed decommissioning process LONDON, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (INPP) in Lithuania has taken another important step forward in the decommissioning process, managed by the EBRD, with the start of the hot trial, … Read the full press release

EBRD and Energy Community To Strengthen Cooperation With Focus on Sustainable Energy Policy Development

LONDON, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD and the Energy Community Secretariat have signed a Memorandum of Understanding strengthening the organisations’ cooperation in the field of sustainable development with a focus on sustainable energy policy development in the Western Balkans, Moldova, … Read the full press release

EIB Vice-President Jan Vapaavuori Resigns from his Post

LUXEMBOURG, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Following his election to Mayor of Helsinki and the official appointment, Jan Vapaavuori has tendered his resignation from the post of Vice-President and Member of the Management Committee of the European Investment Bank (EIB) on 8 June 2017. Mr Vapaavuori took up the post of the EIB Vice-President on … Read the full press release

Outokumpu Director Saila Miettinen-Lähde Resigns

ESPOO, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Saila Miettinen-Lähde has today notified Outokumpu that she will resign the company’s Board of Directors. The reason for the resignation is the recent ruling by the district court of Helsinki on Miettinen-Lähde’s former employer Talvivaara’s … Read the full press release

Aurubis AG CFO Erwin Faust Terminates Contract for Health Reasons

HAMBURG, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — It is with great regret that the Aurubis AG Supervisory Board has terminated CFO Erwin Faust’s contract as of June 30, 2017 for health reasons. “The Supervisory Board deeply regrets Mr. Faust’s departure. He has … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ Second Tissue Machine Supplied To Hebei Yihoucheng, China Starts Up Successfully

GRAZ, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully completed start-up of the second tissue machine supplied to Hebei Yihoucheng, China. The PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue machine has a design speed of 1,650 m/min and a width of 2.85 m. The … Read the full press release

Toshiba Medical Systems Europe Appoints New President and CEO

Zoetermeer, The Netherlands, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Toshiba Medical has announced the appointment of Mark Holmshaw as the President and CEO of Toshiba Medical Systems Europe. He has assumed his responsibilities as of May 1st and will succeed Hiroyuki Tachikawa after … Read the full press release

Construction Project for Power of Siberia To Complete 1100 kilometre pipeline by late 2017

MOSCOW, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Gazprom in Eastern Russia, Entry into Asia-Pacific Markets Press Conference was held in Moscow today in the lead-up to the annual General Shareholders Meeting. The Press Conference featured Vitaly Markelov and Alexander Medvedev, Deputy Chairmen of the Management Committee, Vyacheslav Mikhalenko and Sergey Prozorov, Members of the Management Committee and … Read the full press release

Boehringer Ingelheim To Focus on Innovative Digital Solutions in Healthcare With Digital Lab “BI X”

New start-up as platform for digital transformation in data science, agile software development and user experience design Improvement of  human and animal health with innovative digital solutions BI X offers 50 new jobs at the company’s headquarters Investment of 10 … Read the full press release

Salini Impregilo Partners with Politecnico di Milano for the Second Edition of the Master’s in International Construction Management

The specialist Master’s represents an accelerated training professional programme for 15 young talents who will start their career paths within the Group, especially in construction sites around the world Training the younger generation is essential in the construction sector, which … Read the full press release

Vattenfall Partners with Accenture and Capgemini to Strengthen Efficiency

STOCKHOLM, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (2017-06-08), Vattenfall enters into strategic partnerships with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Capgemini (EURONEXT: CAP). The purpose is to get access to modern, automated and digitalized administrative systems and tools. As a result, a number of … Read the full press release

EBRD Aims To Support Croatia In Achieving Sustainable Growth With New Strategy

Strengthening competitiveness and productivity for sustainable growth LONDON, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD Board of Directors has approved a new strategy for Croatia which sets out the priorities for the Bank’s work in the country for the period 2017-21. The Bank … Read the full press release

DHL Global Forwarding’s New Online Platform Allows Shippers To Track Ocean Freight Shipments

Real-time shipment status for ocean freight improves control of the supply chain BONN, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group recently launched Ocean View, a new online platform that allows … Read the full press release

New Engines, Cabs, and Services by Scania

First G20 sleeper cab for long-distance trucks New-generation inline 9-litre engines Scania’s services are the key to customer profitability Södertälje, Sweden, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania is continuing with the major roll-out it began last year, with more and more services and … Read the full press release

A New Standard in Fuel Consumption With Scania’s New Generation Euro 6 V8 Engines

Södertälje, Sweden, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania is introducing a new generation of Euro 6 V8 engines that represent a new standard in fuel consumption. The engines, which are available at 520, 580 and 650 horsepower, can reduce fuel consumption by … Read the full press release

University of Exeter Student Acapella Group To Perform At the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August

EXETER, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A student a cappella group based at the University of Exeter is set to perform at the world’s largest arts festival. Illuminations will showcase their energetic and eclectic set, A Pitch Piper’s Guide to the Melody, … Read the full press release

A Diverse Range of Subjects at the Natural Sciences Student Conference

EXETER, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Natural Sciences students at the University of Exeter have presented a wide range of research at a special event. The Natural Sciences Student Conference saw 2nd-, 3rd- and 4th-year students all presenting the results from their … Read the full press release

Deutsche Post DHL Group To Support Development of Technology Startups Through Partnership with Plug and Play

Global logistics leader to provide mentoring and product development support to high potential technology startups Plug and Play offers accelerator programs for innovative new businesses in 11 verticals, including mobility and supply chain and logistics BONN, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

School Leaver’s Award Recognizes Bentley As Best Employer in Automotive Sector

Bentley named Best Employer in the Automotive Sector Four awards secured in total, ranking 2nd Best Employer for School Leavers in the UK CREWE, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Bentley Motors has been recognised as a top employer for young people at … Read the full press release

Synvina and “PEFerence” Partners To Establish Bio-Based Raw Materials Value Chain with EUR 25 Million Grant

European Joint Undertaking on Bio-Based Industries (BBI) awards consortium with 25 million Euro Synvina coordinates industry consortium “PEFerence” Grant for establishing a complete value chain for the use of bio-based furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA) for PEF Synvina intends to build a … Read the full press release

BASF’s First Automotive Application Center For Asia Pacific To Open In China in 2018

Focus areas are automotive solutions for coatings, and process catalyst research and development €33.7 million center to be based at BASF Innovation Campus Asia Pacific (Shanghai), China Provides automotive manufacturers with access to advanced R&D facilities, including the 3-D robot … Read the full press release