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University of Twente’s ITC Faculty Wins BNA Best Building of the Year 2024 Award

(IN BRIEF) The University of Twente’s ITC Faculty has been honored with the prestigious BNA Best Building of the Year 2024 award, recognizing its exceptional architectural design and sustainability. The transformation of the former brutalist laboratory into an open and … Read the full press release

Borealis Marks 30 Years of Innovation: Accelerating Industry Transformation and Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) In March 2024, Borealis commemorates its three-decade journey as a pioneer and innovator in the polymers industry, celebrating its contributions to industry advancement and sustainability. Born from a merger between Statoil and Neste, Borealis has evolved into a … Read the full press release

BT Group Sells Iconic BT Tower for £275m to MCR Hotels for Transformation into Landmark Hotel

(IN BRIEF) BT Group has reached an agreement to sell the iconic BT Tower to MCR Hotels for £275 million. MCR Hotels, known for preserving historic landmarks, plans to repurpose the tower into a hotel, securing its status as a … Read the full press release

Prudential Appoints Arjan Toor as CEO Health to Drive Transformation and Customer Trust

(IN BRIEF) Prudential plc has announced the appointment of Arjan Toor as its new CEO Health, effective from February 1, 2024. This appointment is a significant step in Prudential’s strategic transformation, focusing on its Health business as one of its … Read the full press release

Siemens Announces Virtual Annual Shareholders’ Meeting in February 2024, Proposes Increased Dividend, and Highlights Strong Fiscal Year Performance

(IN BRIEF) Siemens AG has revealed plans for its Annual Shareholders’ Meeting scheduled for February 8, 2024, to be held in a virtual format, following approval at the 2023 Annual Shareholders’ Meeting. The company’s Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Jim … Read the full press release

BAE Systems, PLEXSYS, and Red 6 Join Forces to Transform Military Training with Augmented Reality and Simulation Technology

(IN BRIEF) Three leading companies in military training, BAE Systems, PLEXSYS, and Red 6, have announced a collaborative effort to revolutionize military training for future forces. They plan to integrate Red 6’s augmented reality headset technology and PLEXSYS’ immersive simulation … Read the full press release

Urban Agriculture Could Transform Glasgow’s ‘Food Deserts’ and Reduce Inequality, New Research Finds

(IN BRIEF) New research conducted by the University of Glasgow in collaboration with Florida State University, USA, suggests that adopting an innovative approach to urban agriculture could help Glasgow’s ‘food deserts’ become sources of healthy and affordable produce, ultimately reducing … Read the full press release

EBRD and Green Climate Fund’s High-Impact Programme Aims to Transform Hard-to-Abate Sectors for Net-Zero Goals

(IN BRIEF) The transition to a net-zero economy presents significant challenges for various industries, especially “hard-to-abate” sectors such as cement, steel, chemicals, mining, shipping, and aviation. These sectors contribute to about 30% of global emissions, making their transition crucial. The … Read the full press release

Vodafone Partners with Accenture to Revolutionize Shared Operations and Fuel Growth

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone Group Plc has unveiled plans to establish a strategic partnership with Accenture to harness Vodafone’s shared operations for accelerated growth, improved customer service, and enhanced efficiency across its operating companies and partner markets. The collaboration will leverage … Read the full press release

Keolis Wins Contracts to Transform Public Transport and Drive Green Transition in Two French Urban Regions

(IN BRIEF) Keolis, a transportation company, has been awarded two significant contracts by urban district councils in France to improve public transport services and advance the energy transition. The first contract with Communauté de l’Auxerrois involves the operation of its … Read the full press release

SAP Finalizes Acquisition of LeanIX, Expanding Transformation Suite

(IN BRIEF) SAP SE has successfully concluded its acquisition of LeanIX, a prominent player in enterprise architecture management (EAM). LeanIX specializes in facilitating the modernization of IT landscapes and continuous business transformation through its software-as-a-service solutions. These tools empower organizations … Read the full press release

VINCI Airports Launches £100 Million Investment to Transform Belfast International Airport

(IN BRIEF) VINCI Airports has unveiled a £100 million, five-year investment plan for Belfast International Airport aimed at enhancing operational efficiency, passenger experience, and environmental performance. The initial phase involves constructing a state-of-the-art £25 million security building that will implement … Read the full press release

Ericsson Announces Executive Team Changes to Drive Business Transformation

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson has made changes to its Executive Team, appointing Chris Houghton as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Åsa Tamsons as Head of Business Area Enterprise Wireless Solutions. These appointments signal Ericsson’s commitment to accelerating its business transformation. Houghton, … Read the full press release

Collaboration Transforms Historic Oban Church Building into Student Residence for Marine Science Students

(IN BRIEF) A collaboration between the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) and local entrepreneurs has led to the renovation of a historic Oban town center building into a residence for 19 marine science students. The Dunollie Halls of Residence … Read the full press release

Ukrainian Siblings Transform Family Yeast Business into Global Success Story

(IN BRIEF) Ukrainian siblings, Olena and Rostyslav Vovk, have transformed their family business, Enzym Group, from a Soviet-era yeast plant into a modern, diversified company. Enzym Group is now a market leader in the yeast industry and produces yeast food … Read the full press release

CapMan Real Estate Completes Transformation of Red Warehouse into Modern Office Space for BCG Denmark

(IN BRIEF) CapMan Real Estate has completed the transformation of the historic Red Warehouse into a modern and distinctive office space, welcoming Boston Consulting Group Denmark (BCG) as its sole tenant. The 140-year-old building has been rebuilt to incorporate state-of-the-art … Read the full press release

Google Cloud and Estée Lauder Partner to Transform Luxury Digital Experience with Generative AI

(IN BRIEF) Google Cloud and The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (ELC) are expanding their partnership to utilize generative AI for ELC’s brand sites, enhancing the luxury digital experience. Through this collaboration, ELC aims to understand consumer sentiment, improve R&D efforts, … Read the full press release

Symrise Pet Food Rebrands its Nutrition Ingredients to Nuvin™, Expanding Growth and Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) Symrise Pet Food has announced the rebranding of its nutrition ingredients brand to Nuvin™, with a focus on expanding growth and advancing sustainability. The transformation aims to strategically strengthen the company’s pet food offering, encompassing egg, chicken, hydrolyzed … Read the full press release

GRAHAM Embraces Artificial Intelligence to Transform the Construction Industry

(IN BRIEF) GRAHAM, a leading construction company, is harnessing the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to revolutionize the industry. Recognizing AI’s potential to address challenges like skills shortages and low productivity, GRAHAM has established a dedicated business intelligence team to … Read the full press release

MAN Truck & Bus Advances Towards Emission-Free Drives, Prioritizing Battery-Electric and Hydrogen Solutions

(IN BRIEF) MAN Truck & Bus, a prominent logistics integrator, is intensifying its transformation efforts by taking significant strides towards emission-free drives. The company’s focus for commercial vehicles is primarily on battery-electric drives, while MAN Engines, a business unit of … Read the full press release

Škoda Auto Commits to E-Mobility Transformation with Battery System Production Milestone

(IN BRIEF) Škoda Auto has announced the production of 500,000 battery systems at its plant in Mladá Boleslav, which are mounted in MEB vehicles and plug-in hybrid models by Volkswagen Group brands, including Škoda, Volkswagen, Audi and SEAT. The milestone … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall’s Materials and Trade division continues its transformation to environmentally-friendly mobility

(IN BRIEF) Rheinmetall’s Materials and Trade division has secured three new orders from electric vehicle manufacturers for the production of structural parts. The orders are each worth a double-digit million-euro figure and are expected to be produced starting from 2024. … Read the full press release

Zalando, CNMI, and Highsnobiety Host Successful Luxury Fashion Event in Milan

(IN BRIEF) Zalando partnered with Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana and Highsnobiety to host an event called “Changemakers in Luxury Fashion” in Milan’s Palazzo Citterio. The event recognized some of the leading thinkers in the luxury fashion scene who represent … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies updates climate ambition in 2023 Progress Report

(IN BRIEF) TotalEnergies has released its Sustainability & Climate – 2023 Progress Report, which highlights the company’s transformation strategy and its updated climate ambition. The report reveals that TotalEnergies was the most profitable major among the five super-majors in 2022, … Read the full press release

KfW IPEX-Bank Focuses on Sustainability and Customer Transformation in Organizational Repositioning

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 30-Dec-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — KfW IPEX-Bank, an international project and export finance bank and a wholly owned subsidiary of KfW, a German state-owned investment and development bank, has announced that it will undergo a reorganization … Read the full press release

KfW IPEX-Bank se concentre sur la durabilité et la transformation des clients dans le repositionnement organisationnel

(COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE) FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 30-Dec-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — KfW IPEX-Bank, une banque internationale de financement de projets et d’exportations et une filiale à 100% de KfW, une banque publique allemande d’investissement et de développement, a annoncé qu’elle allait … Read the full press release

Zurich launches Global Business Platforms unit to expand digital services worldwide

Zurich accelerates development of digital services, creating a new unit to attract additional customers and meet their rapidly changing needs Jack Howell, CEO Asia Pacific (APAC), to lead the new Global Business Platforms unit focusing on digital services Ericson Chan, … Read the full press release

Dr. Christian Jacobsson will lead Fortum’s newly established Data Science & Analytics unit

Dr. Christian Jacobsson will lead Fortum's newly established Data Science & Analytics unit

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 12-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading clean-energy company Fortum has just announced it is going to establish new Data Science & Analytics unit as part of the Business Technology function that is responsible for the IT, innovation and … Read the full press release

The Advanced Management Programme created by INSEAD and Fundação Dom Cabral celebrates its 30th anniversary

(PRESS RELEASE) MIDDLE EAST, ASIA, EUROPE, 16-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Advanced Management Programme (PGA), a unique business education model established in 1989 by two of the world’s top business schools INSEAD and Fundação Dom Cabral, is turning 30 this … Read the full press release

Francesco Balestrieri appointed ad-interim CEO of Sandoz reporting directly to Vas Narasimhan, CEO, Novartis

(PRESS RELEASE) BASEL, 15-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Sandoz’s current Region Head Europe Francesco Balestrieri has just been appointed ad-interim CEO of Sandoz reporting directly to Vas Narasimhan, CEO, Novartis. The change is made as the current CEO of Sandoz, a … Read the full press release

High-level conference on ‘Investment, Technological Transformation and Skills’, Luxembourg, 28 – 29 November 2018

Interview and briefing opportunities with EIB Vice-President Andrew McDowell, EIB Director of Economics Debora Revoltella,  Director of the Center on Global Economic Governance at Columbia University Professor Jan Svejnar. KIRCHBERG, Luxembourg, 28-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On 28 and 29 November, the … Read the full press release

Intesa Sanpaolo supports the German-Italian Innovation Conference

• The Bank is a key player in supporting the circular economy • Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center brings two start-ups focused on mobility to the German-Italian Innovation Conference BERLIN, 23-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — For the second year running, Intesa Sanpaolo is supporting the … Read the full press release

SEAT President Luca de Meo on Europe’s economic future at the prestigious Scuola di Politiche

The President of SEAT argues that innovation and training are the two main instruments of change De Meo: “We need a stable institutional and regulatory framework and State agreements to encourage the competitiveness and internationalisation of businesses” “When the Administration … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Power Systems to double its digital solutions team by the end of 2018

New: Customer Care Center, digital tools and Value Care Agreements  Navigazione Laghi relies on digital customer support from MTU LONDON, 11-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce Power Systems is strengthening its activities to expand the digital services for the customers. Therefore the … Read the full press release

Forrester Research recognised Intesa Sanpaolo as one of the three best digital banks in Europe

Recognised by Forrester Research as one of the seven leading global players in digital transformation in 2016, Intesa Sanpaolo has now moved into podium position in the ranking of the best Internet banking sites in Europe According to the study, … Read the full press release

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation will leverage the 3DEXPERIENCE platform to accelerate efficiency and innovation in China’s industries

3DEXPERIENCE platform will support digital transformation of CASC and China’s industries to enhance innovation for “Made in China 2025” Deeper Dassault Systèmes footprint in China supports French, Chinese commitment to industrial transformation Dassault Systèmes also named founding member of France-China … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas: Marguerite Bérard-Andrieu will succeed Marie-Claire Capobianco as Head of French Retail Banking on 1 January 2019

PARIS, 10-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Marguerite Bérard-Andrieu joins the Group and will succeed Marie-Claire Capobianco from 2019 Marguerite Bérard-Andrieu, until recently Chief Executive Officer in charge of Finance, Strategy and Legal Affairs at the BPCE Group, is to join BNP Paribas … Read the full press release

Nokia upgraded the long-haul microwave trunk network of Cosmote in Greece

Nokia deploys long-haul 9500 Microwave Packet Radio to increase backhaul capacity and speed as residential and tourist demands grow in remote Greek islands Cosmote will enable high-speed fixed and mobile Internet access in currently underserved rural locations ATHENS, 03-May-2017 — … Read the full press release