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Barco brings its innovative hybrid workspace solution ClickShare Conference to Vietnam

(PRESS RELEASE) HANOI, Vietnam, 24-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Barco (EBR: BAR), a Belgian technology company active in the professional visualization and collaboration technology markets, has announced a new partnership with one of Vietnam’s top three technology distributors Elite Technology JSC … Read the full press release

Vodafone Group CEO Nick Read: today we have pledged to become fully ‘net zero’ by 2040

(PRESS RELEASE) BERKSHIRE, 23-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone (LON: VOD), a British multinational leader in technology communications, has announced today that it committed to reducing the company’s total global carbon emissions to ‘net zero’ by 2040. In addition, the group … Read the full press release

Aviva plc to sell its holdings in Aviva Vita to UBI Banca for €400 million

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 23-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Aviva plc (LON: AV), a British multinational insurance company, has announced that it will divest its entire 80% shareholding in the Italian life insurance joint venture, Aviva Vita S.p.A., to its partner UBI … Read the full press release

Siemens Smart Infrastructure: New Control Panel Design features will become available in TIA Selection Tool offline version this December

TIA Selection Tool enables mechanical, electrical and automation planning on a single platform Complete standards know-how for electrical planning integrated in one software program Time-saving dimensioning of protection and switching devices, including essential design calculations (PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 19-Nov-2020 — … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial once again is the leader in the Machinery and Electrical Equipment Industry Group in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), World and Europe

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 17-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI),  a global leader in the capital goods sector with established industrial experience, a wide range of products and a worldwide presence, has announced that is has been … Read the full press release

Vodafone in H1 FY21: increased confidence in our full year outlook on resilient first half performance

(PRESS RELEASE) BERKSHIRE, 16-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone Group Plc (LON: VOD), a British multinational leader in technology communications through mobile, fixed, broadband and TV, has released its H1 FY21 results (ended 30 September 2020) delivering on its strategic priorities … Read the full press release

PGNiG Upstream Norway and AkerBP: successful discovery of gas and oil reserves in the PL127C licence in the Norwegian Sea

(PRESS RELEASE) WARSAW, 13-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — PGNiG Upstream Norway (PUN), PGNiG S.A.’s subsidiary, in partnership with the operator Aker BP ASA, have completed the drilling of an exploration well in the Alve Nord East prospect, approximately 7 km north … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered and CDC Group ramp up their trade finance programme to help business sectors impacted by COVID-19 across sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 13-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered (LON: STAN), a leading international banking group, and CDC Group, UK’s development finance institution and impact investor, have announced an additional US$100 million commitment to their existing master risk participation agreement. … Read the full press release

Inclusive recovery: Ricoh to endorse Business for Inclusive Growth’s (B4IG) roadmap

(PRESS RELEASE) TOKYO, Japan, 13-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ricoh Europe PLC, part of The Ricoh Company, a Japanese multinational imaging and electronics company, has announced the Ricoh’s endorsement of Business for Inclusive Growth’s (B4IG) roadmap calling for businesses and governments … Read the full press release

Carsten Riisberg Lund to succeed Jan Kjaersgaard as President of FLSmidth Cement Industry

(PRESS RELEASE) COPENHAGEN, 13-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — FLSmidth (CPH: FLS), a Danish multinational engineering company serving the global mining and cement industries, has announced the appointment of Carsten Riisberg Lund as new Cement Industry President and member of Group Executive … Read the full press release

Ben De Schryver to succeed Remco Steenbergen as CFO of the Barry Callebaut Group

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 11-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Barry Callebaut Group announces changes in its Executive Committee. The Group’s current Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Remco Steenbergen, will leave as of December 31, 2020, to become CFO of the Lufthansa Group. … Read the full press release

BBVA releases its first TCFD report

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 10-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BBVA (BME: BBVA), a Spanish multinational financial services company, has announced the release of its first report on the risks and opportunities associated with climate change according to the Task Force on Climate-related … Read the full press release

Webuild announces the acquisition of 65% of Astaldi

Progetto Italia: New group to have more than 70,000 direct, indirect employees in 50 countries, order backlog of more than €40 billion The Group to continue to support relaunch of infrastructure sector in Italy along with supply chain of small- … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered welcomes Michael Spiegel as its Global Head, Transaction Banking

Kai Fehr joins Bank as Head of Trade Lisa Robins retires from banking after distinguished career (PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 6-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational banking and financial services company, Standard Chartered announces the appointment of Michael Spiegel as Global … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa in FY20: record order intake despite Covid-19

In the fourth quarter, the company reported EBIT pre PPA and before Integration and Restructuring costs of €31m, a margin of 1.1% Fiscal year 2020 reflects the impact of Covid-19 and the challenges in the Onshore business, with EBIT pre … Read the full press release

Circular economy: Ahlstrom-Munksjö becomes part of Circular Economy for Labels (CELAB) coalition

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 5-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö (HEL: AM1), a leading company active in the sustainable and innovative fiber solutions market, has announced it will join CELAB (Circular Economy for Labels), which is a global coalition recently established to … Read the full press release

SGS acquires New Zealand-based consultancy company Engineering Control Limited (ECL)

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 4-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS announces that Engineering Control Limited (ECL) is now part of its Group. Headquartered in New Zealand, ECL is a consultancy company focusing on process automation and functional safety of process systems across … Read the full press release

Henkel closes epiCS® Skin Model Technology acquisition from SkinInVitro GmbH

Attractive portfolio with strong and successful models of the human skin Global dissemination of regulatory approved alternative test methods Important step towards the worldwide use and distribution of alternative test methods (PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 3-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel (ETR: … Read the full press release

Kapsch TrafficCom divests its holdings in Fluidtime (Austria)

(PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 2-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Kapsch TrafficCom (VIE: KTCG), an intelligent transportation systems provider, has announced that its 75.5 interest in Fluidtime (Austria) has been sold to the company’s management. In the future, both companies will pursue separate … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas welcomes Sofia Merlo to its Executive Committee and as Head of Group Human Resources

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 2-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BNP Paribas announces the appointment of Sofia Merlo as Head of Group Human Resources and a member of its Executive Committee. She succeeds Yves Martrenchar, who becomes Senior Advisor and who will lead … Read the full press release

Skanska to invest in Beverly Hills office development project

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 29-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational construction and development company Skanska (STO: SKA-B) announces it will invest USD 65 million (~ SEK 570 million / EUR 56 million), in its first Los Angeles office development project, which will … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom-Munksjö welcomes Mikko Lankinen and Robin Guillaud to the Group Executive Management Team

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 28-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö announces changes in its Executive Management Team which will strengthen its long-term strategy development and deepen its innovation and sustainability focus. Mikko Lankinen has been appointed Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy and … Read the full press release

DHL Global Forwarding’s diversity initiative honored by Gold Stevie Awards in four categories

Success for the company’s “Women at DHL Global Forwarding” initiative: take home four gold awards in a field of more than 1,500 participants The awards make DHL Global Forwarding the world’s first freight forwarder winning such a number of Gold … Read the full press release

Volvo Group Capital Markets Day will be held virtually on November 5, 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) GOTHENBURG, 23-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Volvo Group (STO: VOLV-B), a Swedish multinational manufacturing company active on 190 markets worldwide, invites institutional investors and financial analysts to its virtual Capital Markets Day on November 5, 2020. Streamed live … Read the full press release

Banijay welcomes back Takis Candilis as senior advisor for high-end scripted projects in southern Europe

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 22-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational production and distribution company, Banijay announces the return of Takis Candilis to the team as it increases its investment in scripted. Scaling up to 120 production entities, the globally-renowned producer distributor … Read the full press release

Aviva welcomes Mohit Joshi and Jim McConville to its Board of Directors

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 21-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational insurance company, Aviva plc announces the appointment of Mohit Joshi and Jim McConville as Independent Non-Executive Directors of the Company with effect from 1 December 2020. Jim and Mohit bring significant experience … Read the full press release

Syniti & SAP Expand Partnership to Increase Client Options for Moving Harmoniously to SAP S/4HANA

(PRESS RELEASE) BOSTON, MA, U.S.A., 20-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Syniti, a leading Enterprise Data Management company, today announced its latest strategic collaboration with SAP Data Management and Landscape Transformation (DMLT) Services for customers moving to SAP S/4HANA via selective data … Read the full press release

Robeco appoints Clara Yan as Head of Insurance Analytics

(PRESS RELEASE) ROTTERDAM, 20-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Asset management firm, Robeco strengthens its Insurance team with the appointment of Clara Yan as Head of Insurance Analytics. Ms. Yan reports to Ed Collinge, Robeco’s Global Head of Insurance Strategy. In this … Read the full press release

China’s manufacturing industry continues to expand according to the latest Purchasing Managers’ Index figures, with Haizol at the forefront of the growth

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 19-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Caixin China General Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) measures the performance within the manufacturing sector, and is based on over 400 private industrial companies in China. The PMI shows a steady figure … Read the full press release

Leadership changes at Erste Group Bank AG

Gerda Holzinger-Burgstaller appointed as the new CEO of Erste Bank Oesterreich Thomas Schaufler and Maurizio Poletto to join Erste Group’s Management Board Erste Group CEO Bernd Spalt sets course to accelerate digital transformation (PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 16-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release