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GKN: Kevin Cummings will leave the Board; Anne Stevens becomes Interim Chief Executive

Redditch, UK, 17-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The GKN Board has concluded that the next stage of GKN’s development is best delivered under alternative leadership. As a result, Kevin Cummings, previously CEO Designate, will leave the Board and GKN with immediate effect. … Read the full press release

Finalization of EDF-PGE asset disposal

PARIS, 16-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On the 13th November, 2017, EDF has finalized the disposal of EDF Polska assets (heat and electricity cogeneration and electricity generation)1 to PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna SA2 . This announcement is consecutive to the fulfillment of all regulatory approvals … Read the full press release

Climate change: CREA Mont Blanc and Orange winners of the 2017 Momentum for Change prize

PARIS, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Committed to understanding climate change and its impact on biodiversity for over 20 years, CREA Mont Blanc (Research Centre for Alpine Ecosystems) has now been recognised by the United Nations during COP 23 through its … Read the full press release

Simone Thiäner to succeed Martin Seiler as Director of Human Resources at Telekom Deutschland

BONN, 14-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Supervisory Board of Telekom Deutschland GmbH has appointed Simone Thiäner as the new Director of Human Resources. As of January 1, 2018, the 45-year-old will take over the reins from Martin Seiler, who will become … Read the full press release

Aviva unveils new app to help employees of corporate customers track and improve their overall health and wellbeing

LONDON, 13-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Aviva has launched a new app to help employees of corporate customers track and improve their overall health and wellbeing and better manage specific conditions and fitness priorities. The app is available to Aviva’s large corporate … Read the full press release

EBRD President Suma Chakrabarti met with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker

Focus on cooperation with EU and green finance ahead of December summit LONDON, 10-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) President Sir Suma Chakrabarti held high-level talks with officials from the European Union (EU) on 7 November. President Chakrabarti had meetings … Read the full press release

EU Member States to select new host city for the European Medicines Agency (EMA) on 20 November 2017

Close collaboration with new host country as of day one key for successful move LONDON, 09-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With less than two weeks to go before EU Member States select a new host city for the European Medicines Agency (EMA) … Read the full press release

Abengoa to build the first plant that will produce biofuels from Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) in United States with gasification technology

Abengoa will undertake the work for Fulcrum BioEnergy after financial closure for the project was successfully reached. Abengoa has been involved in the preliminary works for over year. The project is worth 205 MUSD. SEVILLE, 09-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Abengoa (MCE: … Read the full press release

University of Aberdeen launches new Masters programme in Petroleum Data Management

ABERDEEN, 09-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Aberdeen officially launched its new Masters programme in Petroleum Data Management at a special event yesterday at the Sir Duncan Rice Library (Tuesday, November 7). The MSc programme has been set up through … Read the full press release

Banca Transilvania and the EBRD will jointly hold a controlling stake in Moldova’s third-largest bank Victoriabank

First foreign bank investor in Moldovan market in ten years LONDON, 09-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Romania’s Banca Transilvania intends to acquire an initial stake of over 39 per cent in Victoriabank, Moldova’s third-largest bank. Banca Transilvania has requested the approval for … Read the full press release

Aerospace industry veteran C. Jeffrey Knittel to lead Airbus business in the Americas

Herndon, Virginia, U.S.A., 09-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Aerospace industry veteran C. Jeffrey Knittel, formerly both Chief Executive of C2 Aviation Capital and President of CIT Transportation Finance, will join Airbus early next year, taking the reins of the company’s business … Read the full press release

Guenter Schmidmeir appointed Senior Vice President, Global Terminal Operators Kalmar Business Area

HELSINKI, 08-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kalmar Business Area, part of Cargotec, appoints Guenter Schmidmeir Senior Vice President, Global Terminal Operators, with effect from 1 November 2017. Guenter will be part of Kalmar’s Leadership Team, reporting to Antti Kaunonen, President, Kalmar Business Area. He will … Read the full press release

Avebe opens new office in Dubai during the Gulfood Manufacturing exhibition

DUBAI, UAE/Veendam, The Netherlands, 08-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With a view to strengthening its global commercial sales organisation after opening its offices in the Americas and Asia, Avebe has expanded its presence with a new office in Dubai. Our new office … Read the full press release

Central Bank of Malta and General Workers Union representing the Bank’s non-clerical employees agree on more flexibility in work arrangement

Valletta, Malta, 07-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Central Bank of Malta and the Professionals, Finance and Services (PFS) Section of the General Workers Union (GWU), representing the Bank’s non-clerical employees, have today signed a collective agreement covering the period 2016 to … Read the full press release

Arla Foods to divest its eight per cent share in the Brazilian dairy company Vigor S.A.

Viby J, Denmark, 06-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Following a change in ownership of Brazilian dairy company Vigor S.A., Arla Foods has decided to divest its eight per cent share in the company with immediate effect. Brazil’s leading dairy company Vigor S.A. … Read the full press release

Sean S. Fitzgerald to become CEO of Maersk Container Industry (MCI)

Accomplished international manufacturing leader to spearhead continued market expansion, technology development and efficient operations. COPENHAGEN, 06-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Maersk Container Industry (MCI) announced today that it has appointed Sean S. Fitzgerald as Chief Executive Officer effective 1 January 2018. … Read the full press release

Standard and Poor’s (S&P) reaffirmed the BBB- rating of REN – Redes Energéticas Nacionais

LISBON, 02-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The North American financial rating agency Standard and Poor’s (S&P) reaffirmed the BBB- rating given to REN – Redes Energéticas Nacionais, also maintaining the “positive” perspective, thus demonstrating its trust in the company’s future. The financial … Read the full press release

Bernard Motzko to become COO of Zumtobel Group in 2018

Bernard Motzko is to become the lighting group’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) in February 2018. Current COO Alfred Felder will be Management Board member responsible for luminaire sales. Together with CEO Ulrich Schumacher and CFO Karin Sonnenmoser, the new team … Read the full press release

Royal Philips commences EUR 150 million share repurchase program

AMSTERDAM, 01-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced that it is initiating a share repurchase program for an amount of up to EUR 150 million to cover its obligations arising from its long-term incentive and employee stock … Read the full press release

Henkel appoints Jens-Martin Schwärzler to its Management Board; will be responsible for Henkel Beauty Care

Change at Henkel Management Board Düsseldorf, Germany, 01-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Jens-Martin Schwärzler (54), currently Corporate Senior Vice President and responsible for Henkel’s Consumer Goods Business in North America, has been appointed to the Henkel Management Board effective November 1, 2017. … Read the full press release

Capgemini partner with The Athene Group to offer Skience implementation to its wealth management clients

PARIS, 31-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Skience solution can help wealth managers protect and grow their business by making informed compliance decisions that respond to heightened financial services’ regulatory requirements. Skience has a comprehensive set of industry leading solutions that accelerate … Read the full press release

Veolia signs 20-year concession contract for municipal sewage management in Japan

PARIS, 31-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Following a call for tenders, Veolia, through its subsidiary Veolia Japan, and together with its partners, has been selected by the city of Hamamatsu to manage part of its wastewater and sewage scheme including the operation and maintenance … Read the full press release

Diageo ranked as the 11th World’s Best Workplace; 2nd highest among the FMCG companies

LONDON, 30-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Diageo is include amongst the 25 world’s best workplaces for a seventh consecutive year Diageo, the world’s leading premium drinks business, announced today that it has been recognised as the 11th World’s Best Workplace by Great … Read the full press release

EUROCONTROL: increased managerial autonomy to the Director Network Manager to deliver the Network Functions of the Single European Sky

BRUSSELS, 30-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 24th October, in the presence of Henrik Hololei, Director General of DG MOVE, and Simon Hocquard, Chair of the Network Management Board, Frank Brenner, the Director General of EUROCONTROL signed a number of Delegation Decisions … Read the full press release

CW Group awards Wärtsilä the provision of 2.4 MW/2.4MWh energy storage system (ESS) test bed for Singapore’s Energy Market Authority and SP Group

HELSINKI, 30-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä announced today that CW Group has awarded it the provision of a 2.4 MW/2.4MWh energy storage system (ESS) test bed for Singapore’s Energy Market Authority (EMA), a statutory board under the Ministry … Read the full press release

INEOS Breagh to contract two multi-role emergency response and rescue vessels (ERRVs) for its operations in the North Sea

The two vessels form part of a £110 million investment project Mervyn Williams, Supply Chain Manager INEOS Breagh said: ‘As natural gas continues to provide 84% of UK household heating, operations in the North Sea are of paramount importance and these … Read the full press release

Iberdrola Chairman Ignacio Galán receives the Duke of Ahumada Award for excellence in corporate security

During the conference ‘Security as a core element of the company’s strategy and its added value’ The Chairman of the Company thanked the Civil Guard for this recognition and stated that the security of people and infrastructures is one of … Read the full press release

2017-2018 IBERDROLA WOMEN’S WATER POLO LEAGUE was presented to the Higher Council for Sport

BILBAO, Spain, 27-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The 2017-2018 IBERDROLA WOMEN’S WATER POLO LEAGUE was presented to the Higher Council for Sport on Wednesday, in which CN Sabadell Astralpool will defend the title against 9 solid rivals: La Sirena CN Mataró, CN Sant Andreu, … Read the full press release

Iberdrola with certificate for effective criminal compliance management system

Within the framework of its commitment to best corporate governance practices This joins the recognition Iberdrola received in May when it was the first Spanish company, and one of the first in the world, to achieve certification of its anti-bribery … Read the full press release

WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson met with Finnish Energy Minister Kimmo Tiilikainen at Finnish Wind Energy Association conference

BRUSSELS, 27-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson met with the Finnish Energy Minister Kimmo Tiilikainen on 26 October before presenting with the Minister at the annual conference of the Finnish Wind Energy Association. Finland has 2 GW of installed … Read the full press release