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Integrate Appoints Mike Kaplan as New Chief Customer Officer

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 2:00pm

PHOENIX, Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Integrate, the leader inB2B Precision Demand Marketing (PDM), today announced that Mike Kaplan has joined the company as Chief Customer Officer.

Key Points: 
  • PHOENIX, Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Integrate, the leader inB2B Precision Demand Marketing (PDM), today announced that Mike Kaplan has joined the company as Chief Customer Officer.
  • Kaplan has over 25 years of experience in operations, customer success, professional services, business management, strategy and leadership.
  • In his new role, Kaplan will lead Integrate's global customer strategy, including customer success, professional services, and technical support teams.
  • "The three most important qualities that propel companies are product, people and culture, and Integrate excels at all three," said Kaplan.

First EY Future Workplace Index proves hybrid is here to stay and the conventional model is dead

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

"Though hybrid work is here to stay, the C-suite isn't creating the policies necessary for long-term hybrid workplace success," says Mark Grinis, EY Global Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction Leader.

Key Points: 
  • "Though hybrid work is here to stay, the C-suite isn't creating the policies necessary for long-term hybrid workplace success," says Mark Grinis, EY Global Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction Leader.
  • The EY Future Workplace Index reveals:
    The future is hybrid: Employee flexibility (e.g., choice of work location) has evolved.
  • To learn more about the EY Future Workplace Index, please visit EY Workplace reimagined .
  • The EY Future Workplace Index anonymously surveyed more than 500 US C-suite and business leaders spanning a multitude of industries.

Evolon Announces Appointment of Keith Archer to Board of Directors

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 1:05pm

DALLAS, Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Evolon Technology, Inc., a developer of proprietary software technology that takes surveillance video and turns it into real-time actionable information, today announced the appointment of Keith Archer to the Evolon Board of Directors, effective October 21, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Evolon Technology, Inc., a developer of proprietary software technology that takes surveillance video and turns it into real-time actionable information, today announced the appointment of Keith Archer to the Evolon Board of Directors, effective October 21, 2021.
  • Following the appointment of Mr. Archer, the Board will comprise four directors.
  • "We are extremely pleased to welcome Keith Archer to the Evolon Board," said Kevin Stadler, Evolon's CEO.
  • Archer also currently serves on the board of San Francisco-based CodeLogic, a developer of automated application dependency mapping tools.

The Home Depot Names John Deaton Executive Vice President, Supply Chain and Product Development

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 1:00pm

ATLANTA, Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Home Depot today announced that it has named John Deaton executive vice president of Supply Chain and Product Development, effective November 1, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • ATLANTA, Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Home Depot today announced that it has named John Deaton executive vice president of Supply Chain and Product Development, effective November 1, 2021.
  • Deaton has been an instrumental leader in the supply chain transformation throughout his tenure with the company.
  • John was named senior vice president of supply chain in 2017, leading major aspects of the company's supply chain operations including transportation, distribution and inventory management.
  • Prior to joining The Home Depot, Deaton served eight years at Office Depot in several officer-level positions in supply chain, operations, business development and marketing.

EY Smart Reviewer helps accelerate and optimize approval of marketing materials in the life sciences industry

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 12:00pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- EY today announces the launch of EY Smart Reviewer, a new technology-driven solution for the life sciences industry.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- EY today announces the launch of EY Smart Reviewer, a new technology-driven solution for the life sciences industry.
  • Life sciences is a highly regulated industry with strict controls guiding the marketing of products to doctors and patients.
  • In order to capture a competitive advantage in the market, product marketing materials must be precisely targeted and rapidly developed.
  • Nick Cernese, EY Global Solution Sponsor for EY Smart Reviewer, says:
    "There is an exponential need for approved online medical content, accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

EY Smart Reviewer helps accelerate and optimize approval of marketing materials in the life sciences industry

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 12:00pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- EY today announces the launch of EY Smart Reviewer, a new technology-driven solution for the life sciences industry. It leverages artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language processing to help accelerate and improve the process to review materials used to market pharmaceutical and medical device products.

Key Points: 
  • - Designed to remove risk and improve time, cost and compliance
    NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- EY today announces the launch of EY Smart Reviewer, a new technology-driven solution for the life sciences industry.
  • Life sciences is a highly regulated industry with strict controls guiding the marketing of products to doctors and patients.
  • In order to capture a competitive advantage in the market, product marketing materials must be precisely targeted and rapidly developed.
  • Nick Cernese, EY Global Solution Sponsor for EY Smart Reviewer, says:
    "There is an exponential need for approved online medical content, accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Janet Estep, Jill Schurtz, and Mary Zimmer Join Board of Directors for Alerus Financial Corporation

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 9:00pm

Alerus Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: ALRS) (the Company) is honored to announce the addition of Janet O. Estep, Jill E. Schurtz, and Mary E. Zimmer to its board of directors.

Key Points: 
  • Alerus Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: ALRS) (the Company) is honored to announce the addition of Janet O. Estep, Jill E. Schurtz, and Mary E. Zimmer to its board of directors.
  • We are fortunate to have three distinguished professionals join our board, said Alerus Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer Randy Newman.
  • Janet, Jill, and Mary bring diverse backgrounds and a breadth of experience that will benefit our companys long-term growth strategy.
  • Alerus Financial Corporation is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Grand Forks, N.D.

uniQure Announces the Appointment of Rachelle Jacques to its Board of Directors

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 2:30pm

and AMSTERDAM, Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- uniQure N.V. (NASDAQ: QURE), a leading gene therapy company advancing transformative therapies for patients with severe medical needs, today announced the appointment of Rachelle Jacques to its Board of Directors.

Key Points: 
  • and AMSTERDAM, Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- uniQure N.V. (NASDAQ: QURE), a leading gene therapy company advancing transformative therapies for patients with severe medical needs, today announced the appointment of Rachelle Jacques to its Board of Directors.
  • "It is with great pleasure that we welcome Rachelle to the uniQure board, stated Matthew Kapusta , chief executive officer of uniQure.
  • I am pleased with this opportunity to join the uniQure Board of Directors at such an exciting time for the Company, stated Ms. Jacques.
  • Since April 2019, Ms. Jacques has served on the Board of Directors of Corbus Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: CRBP), and from April 2020 to February 2021, she served on the Board of Directors of Viela Bio.

Circle Names Accounting Executive Danita Ostling to Board of Directors and Chair of Audit Committee

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 2:00pm

Ms. Ostling's career with EY spanned 32 years and included serving as Professional Practice Director for the company's US East Region. In that role, she was responsible for consultations on accounting and auditing matters as well as risk management for the regional assurance practice. Previously, Ms. Ostling held various other roles within EY, including eight years in London as the Deputy Director Global Assurance Professional Practice -- Accounting. In addition to her work at EY, Ms. Ostling also held various roles at both the Financial Accounting Standards Board and Citigroup.

Key Points: 
  • Ms. Ostling brings decades of accounting, auditing and risk management experience to Circle, where she will chair the board's audit committee.
  • "We are thrilled to welcome Danita to Circle," said Jeremy Allaire, CEO and Co-founder of Circle.
  • "She's a tremendously accomplished global leader who brings to Circle's board remarkable expertise in accounting, auditing and risk management.
  • Ms. Ostling serves on the board of trustees and audit committee of Save the Children, US, in addition to other civic and professional involvement.

Concern over managing cyber threats at an all-time high for nearly half of Canadian executives

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 1:33pm

TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2021 /CNW/ - The EY Global Information Security Survey 2021 findings show 41% of Canadian leaders have never been as concerned about managing cyber threats the business faces.

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2021 /CNW/ - The EY Global Information Security Survey 2021 findings show 41% of Canadian leaders have never been as concerned about managing cyber threats the business faces.
  • The EY survey finds that only 24% of Canadian organizations bring cyber and privacy in at the planning stage.
  • A further 40% of organizations view the relationship between security, product development and R&D teams as neutral, characterized by low levels of consultation.
  • A further 73% of Canadian executives say the cyber function doesn't enable innovation a missed opportunity according to Appalraju.